A United States Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, deployed from McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., flies toward the exercise area to participate in Exercise Vigilant Shield 16 over the high Arctic Oct. 22, 2015. From Oct. 15-26, 2015, approximately 700 members from the Canadian Armed Forces, the United States Air Force, United States Navy and the United States Air National Guard are deploying to Iqaluit, Nunavut, and 5 Wing Goose Bay, Newfoundland, Labrador for Exercise Vigilant Shield 16. (US Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Christian Jadot/released)

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A United States Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, deployed from McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., flies toward the exercise area to participate in Exercise Vigilant Shield 16 over the high Arctic Oct. 22, 2015. From Oct. 15-26, 2015, approximately 700 members from the Canadian Armed Forces, the United States Air Force, United States Navy and the United States Air National Guard are deploying to Iqaluit, Nunavut, and 5 Wing Goose Bay, Newfoundland, Labrador for Exercise Vigilant Shield 16. (US Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Christian Jadot/released)
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