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  • New Jersey Air Guard Flies KC-46 Pegasus Sortie

    JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J. - The 108th Wing’s 141st Air Refueling Squadron officially flew its first KC-46 Pegasus local sortie Oct. 3.The mission included 16 pilots, boom operators and crew chiefs with the 141st Air Refueling Squadron and a 514th Air Mobility Wing boom operator. The

  • 168th Wing, Allies Mark Air Refueling Anniversary During Exercise

    EIELSON AFB, Alaska - The 168th Wing from Eielson Air Force Base trained with U.S. Air Force, Republic of Korea Air Force and Japan Self-Defense Force service members to enhance readiness in simulated combat environments in June.During Red Flag-Alaska 23-2, a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored annual

  • Air Force Marks 100 years of Air Refueling with Flyovers

    SIOUX CITY, Iowa - On June 27, the U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command plans nationwide flyovers involving over 150 aircraft to commemorate 100 years of air refueling. Air refueling units will perform flyovers at major landmarks, population centers and state capitals in all 50 states.According to

  • Iowa ANG marks 20-year milestone with souped-up tanker

    Sioux City, Iowa -- “Change” in aviation has been the one constant since the Wright Flyer made its maiden voyage 120 years ago this year. A short twenty years after that first fight, two U.S. Army Air Service airplanes made history with the first air-to-air refueling.As air refueling celebrates its