How Fuel Gets to Airplanes

376th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Technical Sergeant Nick Parrott starts up a R22 pumping unit to move diesel fuel from a truck to a large bladder, at the Transit Center at Manas, Kyrgyzstan, on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.  Parrot's home unit is the 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, based out of Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash.(Young Kwak/The Pacific Northwest Inlander)

376th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Technical Sergeant Nick Parrott starts up a R22 pumping unit to move diesel fuel from a truck to a large bladder, at the Transit Center at Manas, Kyrgyzstan, on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. Parrot’s home unit is the 92nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, based out of Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash.(Young Kwak/The Pacific Northwest Inlander)

You don’t hear about them very often. At the Transit Center at Manas, they deliver fuel to the KC-135s, C-17s and every vehicle on base. This is part of my ongoing series on the base for the Inlander. To read more, go to http://www.inlander.com/Bloglander/archives/2013/12/21/how-fuel-gets-to-airplanes.

 

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