The battle for the last scrap of land held by ISIS has taken longer than expected.
Refueling the Fight Against Daesh
Coalition aircraft are bombarding Da'esh with airstrikes daily. In order to keep up the pace, aircraft need to be in the air longer than their fuel tanks allow. This is where the aerial refueling mission comes into play. Here's a look at one aircrew above Iraq, refueling the fight against Da'esh.