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307th Operations Group sponsors spouse flight

An Airman refuels a B-52

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Bill Schunk, 328th Air Refueling Squadron in-flight refueling specialist, operates a specialized boom from the back of a KC-135 Stratotanker to refuel a B-52 Stratofortress mid-flight after departing from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana Oct. 17, 2021. Boom operators on a KC-135 Stratotanker have the ability to pump thousands of pounds of fuel to any capable aircraft, thousands of feet above the ground, while only 47 feet from colliding into each other. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Celeste Zuniga)

People gather underneath wing of a B-52

U.S. Air Force Maj. Joshua Hausmann, a B-52 Stratofortress pilot from the 93rd Bomb Squadron explains the pre-flight inspection process to five spouses from the 307th Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, October 16, 2021. The briefing was part of a larger orientation process designed to familiarize unit spouses with the B-52 flight process. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tambri Cason)

People get off of a bus

Spouses of 307th Bomb Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen exit a shuttle bus on the flight line at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, October, 16, 2021. These spouses observed a pre-flight inspection and boarded a B-52 Stratofortress for a short taxi. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tambri Cason)

An airman gives a briefing to an audience

307th Bomb Wing spouses receive a briefing during a familiarization tour at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, October 16, 2021. U.S. Air Force Maj. Brandon Wolf, assistant director of operations for the 307th Operations Support Squadron, explained how to safely maneuver within the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Tambri Cason)

A B-52 gets refueled

A 307th Bomb Wing B-52 Stratofortress flies below a 328th Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker to receive fuel Oct. 16, 2021. The KC-35 provides aerial refueling support to Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and allied nation aircraft. (U.S. Air Fprce photo by Senior Airman Celeste Zuniga)

Two people watch a B-52 get refueled

U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Greg Watson's wife, Michele Watson, watches as Master Sgt. Corey Palmer, 914th Air Refueling Wing boom operater, refuels a B-52 Stratofortress from a KC-135 Stratotanker after departing from Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana Oct. 16, 2021. Air Mobility Command manages an inventory of 396 Stratotankers, which have provided core aerial refueling capability for over 60 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Celeste Zuniga)

BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. --

The 307th Operations Group sponsored a spouses orientation flight aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker and a B-52 Stratofortress taxi Oct. 16-17 at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. The events allowed spouses to better understand the role Reserve Citizen Airmen in accomplishing the 307th Bomb Wing mission.