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    Tampa native deploys, helps bring fuel to fight

    Tampa native deploys, helps bring fuel to fight

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    02.26.2012

    Photo by Staff Sgt. Greg Biondo 

    U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs   

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Neil Poppe, a KC-10 Extender pilot and Tech. Sgt. David Bailey, a KC-10 Extender flight engineer with the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, board their aircraft at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia, Feb. 26, 2012. The 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron provides critical air refueling to aircraft in the area of responsibility, delivering more than one million gallons of fuel to the fight every day. In 2011, the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron offloaded more than 390 million pounds of fuel to more than 28,000 aircraft, flew more than 36,700 hours in almost 4,600 missions. The average sortie length for a KC-10 mission in Southwest Asia was about eight hours.

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    Date Taken: 02.26.2012
    Date Posted: 02.29.2012 02:33
    Photo ID: 532714
    VIRIN: 120226-F-FA171-012
    Resolution: 4074x2711
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