A KC-135 Stratotanker refuels a B-52 Stratofortress, above Minnesota, July 31, 2016. Four of McConnell's KC-135s provided a non-stop flight for two B-52s to participate in Polar Roar, a mission held in the Arctic Circle. Polar Roar included three non-stop, simultaneous strategic bomber routes. The B-52s and B-2 Spirits demonstrated the ability to provide a flexible and vigilant long-range global-strike capability. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Christopher Thornbury)
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