Military Photo: Refueling Over Buhayrat ath Tharthar


An AV-8B Harrier II piloted by Capt. Michael P. Murphy, Marine Attack Squadron 542, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, refuels in-flight over Buhayrat ath Tharthar, the largest lake in Iraq, from a refueling boom and drogue descending from a KC-130T Hercules tanker with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 452, MAG-16, Sept. 22. After refueling, Murphy rejoined his section to continue a combat mission over the Iraqi city of Fallujah.

Posted: 09/01/2004

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