Military Photo of the Day: Marine KC-130F Hercules of Marine Refueler Transport

By Shannon Henderson Published on July 16, 2017

A welcome sight to jet fighters low on fuel is this Marine KC-130F Hercules of Marine Refueler Transport Squadron 152 [VMGR-152], with refueling hoses extended, somewhere over the South China Sea. It’s mission: to refuel thirsty jets returning from strikes over Vietnam (official USMC photo by 1st Lieutenant Joe Collins). 

From the Jonathan Abel Collection (COLL/3611), Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections.

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