PICTURE SHOWS: A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, 100th Air Refueling Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, United Kingdom, prepares to air refuel a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019, near Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Sept. 17, 2019. Exercise Mobility Guardian is Air Mobility Command's premier, large scale mobility exercise. Through robust and relevant training, Mobility Guardian improves the readiness and capabilities of Mobility Airmen to deliver rapid global mobility and builds a more lethal and ready Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Larry E.

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PICTURE SHOWS: A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, 100th Air Refueling Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, United Kingdom, prepares to air refuel a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019, near Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Sept. 17, 2019. Exercise Mobility Guardian is Air Mobility Command's premier, large scale mobility exercise. Through robust and relevant training, Mobility Guardian improves the readiness and capabilities of Mobility Airmen to deliver rapid global mobility and builds a more lethal and ready Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Larry E.
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PICTURE SHOWS: A U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker, 100th Air Refueling Wing, Royal Air Force Mildenhall, United Kingdom, prepares to air refuel a C-17 Globemaster III during Exercise Mobility Guardian 2019, near Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, Sept. 17, 2019. Exercise Mobility Guardian is Air Mobility Command's premier, large scale mobility exercise. Through robust and relevant training, Mobility Guardian improves the readiness and capabilities of Mobility Airmen to deliver rapid global mobility and builds a more lethal and ready Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr.) .... STORY COPY: Meet the real Top Guns. These jaw-dropping photographs have been hand-picked by Airman Magazine, the official magazine of the United States Air Force, as the best images of the last few years. Mainly choosing pictures from 2019, the publication has called the collection Airman Aerials, which they describe as “a photographic art gallery, featuring some of the best aerial photography from around the service in recent history.” They explain: “Since its early days as a service, the Air Force has embraced technological advances in air and space capabilities and played an integral role as a global airpower.” Airman Magazine is the official magazine of the United States Air Force and reports on information and news about and of interest to Air Force members and their families. Where: Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, United States When: 17 Sep 2019 Credit: USAF/Cover Images **Editorial use only**