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Team Minot members showcase aircraft refueling process

Two fuel trucks rest in the parking lot after getting refueled at the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s POL shop at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 31, 2016. The four different refueling vehicles used by the 5th LRS are the R-12 Hydrant Servicing Vehicle, R-11 Refueler, C300 and C301. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Two fuel trucks rest in the parking lot after getting refueled at the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s POL shop at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 31, 2016. The four different refueling vehicles used by the 5th LRS are the R-12 Hydrant Servicing Vehicle, R-11 Refueler, C300 and C301. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Senior Airman Jordan Smith, a fuels distribution operator with the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron, cleans a fuel jar before he uses it to sample fuel at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 31, 2016. The fuel lab is responsible for sampling for any particles that may contaminate the fuel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Senior Airman Jordan Smith, a fuels distribution operator with the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron, cleans a fuel jar before he uses it to sample fuel at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 31, 2016. The fuel lab is responsible for sampling for any particles that may contaminate the fuel. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Senior Airman Samuel Fallot, a fuels operator with the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron, controls a dead man switch on the flightline at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 6, 2016. The dead man switch uses air to pressurize the fuel system from the ground, fuel truck and aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Senior Airman Samuel Fallot, a fuels operator with the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron, controls a dead man switch on the flightline at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 6, 2016. The dead man switch uses air to pressurize the fuel system from the ground, fuel truck and aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Airman 1st Class Sawyer Anderson, a member of the 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, disconnects a single point hose from a B-52H Stratofortress on the flightline at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 6, 2016. It takes approximately one hour to complete the refueling process for a B-52 using this fuel system, which pumps fuel from the ground in a continuous loop. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Airman 1st Class Sawyer Anderson, a member of the 5th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, disconnects a single point hose from a B-52H Stratofortress on the flightline at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 6, 2016. It takes approximately one hour to complete the refueling process for a B-52 using this fuel system, which pumps fuel from the ground in a continuous loop. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Senior Airman Jordan Smith, 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operator, prepares to test fuel for contamination in the Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants shop at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 31, 2016.  The POL shop is responsible for one of the major parts of the 330 personnel in the 5th LRS. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Senior Airman Jordan Smith, 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operator, prepares to test fuel for contamination in the Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants shop at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 31, 2016. The POL shop is responsible for one of the major parts of the 330 personnel in the 5th LRS. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Senior Airman Samuel Fallot, a fuels operator with the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron, removes a hose from a fuel pump on the flightline at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 6, 2016. Using this fuel system, the fuel is pumped in a continuous loop in order for it to be successfully removed from the ground. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Senior Airman Samuel Fallot, a fuels operator with the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron, removes a hose from a fuel pump on the flightline at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 6, 2016. Using this fuel system, the fuel is pumped in a continuous loop in order for it to be successfully removed from the ground. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Darren Bivins, member of the 582nd Helicopter Group, refuels a UH-1N Iroquois helicopter on the flightline at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 6, 2016. After the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants shop tests the fuel for any contamination, the reusable fuel is then used to refuel various aircrafts from helicopters to B-52H Stratofortresses. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Darren Bivins, member of the 582nd Helicopter Group, refuels a UH-1N Iroquois helicopter on the flightline at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 6, 2016. After the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants shop tests the fuel for any contamination, the reusable fuel is then used to refuel various aircrafts from helicopters to B-52H Stratofortresses. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Senior Airman Jordan Smith, a fuels distribution operator with the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron, pours fuel into a bowser lob at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 31, 2016. This process takes place once the fuel has already been tested for reuse. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Senior Airman Jordan Smith, a fuels distribution operator with the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron, pours fuel into a bowser lob at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 31, 2016. This process takes place once the fuel has already been tested for reuse. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Senior Airman Samuel Fallot, a fuels operator with the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron, puts away a hose on a refueling truck after refueling a B-52H Stratofortress at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 6, 2016. Depending on their flight schedule, up to eight B-52H Stratofortresses are refueled daily. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

Senior Airman Samuel Fallot, a fuels operator with the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron, puts away a hose on a refueling truck after refueling a B-52H Stratofortress at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Sept. 6, 2016. Depending on their flight schedule, up to eight B-52H Stratofortresses are refueled daily. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- Two fuel trucks rest in the parking lot after getting refueled at the 5th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s POL shop at Minot Air Force Base, N.D., Aug. 31, 2016. The four different refueling vehicles used by the 5th LRS are the R-12 Hydrant Servicing Vehicle, R-11 Refueler, C300 and C301. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jonathan McElderry)
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