U.S. Air Force Senior Airman James Partin 376th Expeditionary Arial Maintenance Squadron instrument and flight control systems technician marshals a KC-135 Stratotanker to the taxiway before take-off from the Transit Center at Manas, Krygyzstan Feb. 16. The KC-135 presence at the Transit Center in Kyrgyzstan is strategic in a typical flight, they refuel several aircraft and in the course of a deployment they'll off-load millions of pounds of fuel to hundreds of aircraft, supporting thousands of troops on the ground. (Photo by: Senior Airman Nichelle Anderson)
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TRANSIT CENTER AT MANAS, KG
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