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Photo by: Jeremy Lock, MSgt, USAF

Maj. Johnathan Zito pulls in behind a KC-135 Stratotanker to receive fuel off Florida's east coast on July 12, 2012. Zito is a C-17 Globmaster III pilot with the 15th Airlift Squadron at Joint Base Charleston, S.C. The range of the KC-135 is 1,500 miles with 150,000 pounds of transfer fuel and can perform a ferry mission up to 11,015 miles. This unique asset enhances the Air Force's capability to accomplish its primary mission of global reach. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jeremy T. Lock)

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