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Snapshot: Aric Almirola gets the 3d AS "Royal" treatment

After completing a combat offload demonstration in low-light operations, the C-17A Globemaster III taxis to its parking spot with the rear cargo doors open and red cargo compartment lights glowing Sept. 29, 2016, on Dover Air Force Base, Del. More than 40 NASCAR orientation flight participants including Aric Almirola, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver for the No. 43 Smithfield Ford, observed air refueling operation with a KC-135R Stratotanker from the 459th Air Refueling Wing, Joint Base Andrews, Md. (U.S. Air Force photo by Roland Balik)

PHOTO BY: GS-09 / Roland Balik
VIRIN: 160929-F-BO262-1103.JPG
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