Tagged: Manas tranist center

On the flight line at the Manas Transit Center in Kyrgyzstan, Dustin Harder, a mechanic deployed with the 141st Washington Air National Guard Air Refueling Wing, cleans the fuel filters on a engine of a KC-135R Stratotanker. Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review

As morning light breaks over the Atlantic Ocean, Airman 1St Class James White with 92nd Air Refueling Wing from Fairchild Air Force Base, sleeps during his 9-hour flight to England in a KC-135R air refueling tanker. White was on his way to a four-month deployment in Kyrgyzstan that will involve deicing aircraft at the Manas Transit Center.