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B-2s conduct hot-pit refueling at Wake Island
A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit, deployed from Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, connects to a fuels truck during a hot-pit refueling at Wake Island Airfield Sept. 14, 2018. Hot-pit refueling is a technique where an aircraft lands and is refueled without shutting down its engines. These missions showcase the U.S. forces’ ability to address a global security environment and demonstrates U.S. commitment to a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla)

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Photo by: Staff Sgt. Danielle Quilla |  VIRIN: 180915-F-OL040-1093.JPG