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SOG Airmen provide mobile gas station

IE SHIMA AIRFIELD, Japan -- Staff Sgt. Jason Lemke, monitors gauges on a forward area manifold cart connected to a MC-130H Combat Talon II during a refueling mission at a forward area refueling point here Jan. 20 as part of Beverly High 11-02, a local operational readiness exercise. FARP specialists and loadmasters utilized the cart to transfer fuel from the MC-130H to a U.S. Marine Corps CH-46E Sea Knight helicopter. FARP areas are used to transfer fuel from one aircraft to another in hostile and austere environments. Members of the 353rd SOG are participating in the exercise to hone their warfighting skills in preparation for a headquarters inspection next month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Aaron Cram
VIRIN: 110120-F-3695C-059.JPG
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