A Polish air force F-16V Viper approaches a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 100th Air Refueling Wing, RAF Mildenhall, England, to be refueled during Exercise Baltic Operations, over Poland, June 9, 2020. The Baltics is a critical artery of commerce, with 15% of the world’s seaborne/maritime cargo traffic transiting through the region each year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Emerson Nuñez)