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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

There are currently no scheduled undergraduate pilot hiring boards for the 133rd Air Refueling Squadron.

The 133rd Air Refueling Squadron is currently accepting rated pilot applications.

The New Hampshire Air Guard pilot application PDF located to the right as well as all documentation required by the application should be sent to usaf.nh.157-arw.mbx.pilot-hiring-board@mail.mil no later than close of business August 28th. Expected interview notifications will be sent out on September 14th by 6 p.m. eastern standard time. Interviews will be held at the 157th Operations Group on Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire, on October 3rd. An open invitation squadron social on October 2nd starting at 3:30 will be held in the 133rd Air Refueling Squadron’s heritage room.


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