Hot Refuel

A CH-47 Chinook helicopter from Company B, 2nd Battalion 238th Aviation, based in Peoria Illinois is being refueled while on the ramp at the Iowa Air National Guard base in Sioux City, Iowa. Members of the 185th Air Refueling Wing based in Sioux City are refueling the helicopter while it is still running. “Hot Refueling” saves time for the air crew who will return to flooded areas along the Missouri River. National Guard Soldiers and from South Dakota, Illinois and Iowa are assisting local and state authorities in Western Iowa and South East South Dakota to protect private properties and municipalities along the swollen Missouri River. USAF Photo MSgt Vincent De Groot 185th Air Refueling Wing Iowa Air National Guard (released)

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