First-rate hot-pit refueling helps Lakenheath stay Forward, Ready, Now
Staff Sgt. Justin Hernandez, 48th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron tactical aircraft maintenance crew chief radios pilots assigned to the 492nd Fighter Squadron while conducting a refueling mission at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, Aug. 5, 2015. Hot-pit refueling are conducted while engines are still running, refueling one tank at a time. These types of refueling allow aircraft to return to flight faster. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Dawn M. Weber/Released)

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