Alaska ANG KC-135s provide edge anytime, anywhere
Staff Sgt. Christian Willey handles the controls during a KC-135 Stratotanker aerial-refueling mission May 8 over Alaska. The flight was part of Northern Edge 2008, the largest military training exercise in Alaska, which began May 5 and concludes May 16. The Alaska Air National Guard's 168th Air Refueling Wing at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, performs daily refueling flights as part of the exercise. Sergeant Willey is a 168th ARW KC-135 boom operator. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Mikal Canfield)

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