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133rd Air Refueling Squadron

Graphic of the official heraldry of the 133rd Air Refueling SquadronThe 133rd Air Refueling Squadron (133rd ARS) is a subordinate unit of the 157th Air Refueling Wing's 157th Operations Group. 

After 49 years of Boeing KC-135 Stratotanker operations the Squadron bid farewell to their last Stratotanker and is the first Air Guard unit to field the Boeing KC-46A Pegasus in 2019.

Other missions of the 133rd ARS include aeromedical evacuation, cargo transport and passenger transport (Space A Travel).

Becoming A Pilot in the New Hampshire Air National Guard

The 133rd ARS is pleased to announce a UPT and Rated hiring board! This will be a traditional slot open to anyone that meets the requirements to be a pilot in the Air National Guard. The timeline will be as follows:

  • 31 August 2021 application deadline
  • 10 September 2021 interview notifications
  • 1 October 2021 social event
  • 2-3 October 2021 interviews


Please send all documents on the application in a single PDF to the email address listed.

Requirements for the application:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Under 30 years of age by the UPT start date
  • Taken the AFOQT and meet the minimum scores (15 verbal, 10 quantitative, pilot/nav combined 50)
  • Taken the TBAS
  • Civilian flight time encouraged
Hiring POC Email:



The New Hampshire Air National Guard is now accepting off the street civilian applicants, prior military service, currently enlisted, and current boom operator applications for a traditional position in the 133rd Air Refueling Squadron. This will be a selection board to hire new Boeing KC-46 Pegasus traditional boom operators into the New Hampshire Air National Guard.


Application Process

The NHANG will not accept partial packages - all contents must be accounted for upon delivery to the 133d Air Refueling Squadron. Candidates will be notified if they are selected for an interview based on the candidate's ability to meet the outlined pre-requisites and the competitiveness of their application. All interviews will be held at the 133rd Air Refueling Squadron located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. If you have any questions or to submit a completed application please email: 157.arw.og.boom.operators.org@us.af.mil