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Deployments in the Persian Gulf

A KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 6th Air Mobility Wing, 91st Air Refueling Squadron, flies a training mission over Florida.  
6th Air Mobility Wing

Home base: MacDill Air Force Base, Florida

Destination: Persian Gulf region

Aircraft: KC-135 refueling tankers

Units: The 6th Air Mobility Wing includes the 91st Air Refueling Squadron.

Duties: The 91st operates the KC-135 Stratotanker, a long-range tanker aircraft capable of refueling other aircraft in flight under any weather condition. The KC-135 can haul 83,000 pounds of cargo, airlift up to 80 passengers or carry 202,800 pounds of jet fuel. KC-135 aircraft based at MacDill have supported U.S. military operations worldwide.

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