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  • Retiree Day 2019

    Retired U.S. airmen from the 157th Air Refueling Wing gather for a group photo at the static KC-135 Stratotanker during Retiree Day at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. June 14, 2019. Retiree Day is an annual event held to honor retirees from past generations, as well as giveing them the opportunity to interact with airmen currently stationed at
  • Beyond SAAPM: Resources for Survivors and Advocates

    In April, recognized globally as Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, airmen and civilians at Pease Air National Guard Base participated in initiatives to shed light on the issue of sexual assault. Events hosted on base included a 5k race, and the start of a new survivor initiative called Project Unbreakable.
  • Team Building

    Tech Sgt. Kraig Hoag (fourth from left), a flight sergeant assigned to 157th ARW, poses with fellow airmen after completing a 12-mile ruck march that concluded the NHNG's Best Warrior Competition in Concord, N.H. on April 12. Hoag was one of 26 competitors during the four-day competition, which also tested land navigation and marksmanship skills,
  • Hand off: Jet key goes to new owner

    Colonel Patrick Donaldson, commander, 161st Air Refueling Wing, Goldwater Air National Guard Base, Phoenix, accepts the key to KC-135 Stratotanker 57-1419 from Colonel John Pogorek, commander, 157th Air Refueling Wing, Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H., March 24, 2019. Pease Air National Guard Base held a divestiture ceremony for the aircraft and
  • End of an Era

    The crew for the final departure of aircraft 57-1419, Master Sgt. John Lennon, boom operator, Lt. Col. Jeffery Cole, co-pilot, and Master Sgt. Glen Starkweather, boom operator from the 157th Operations group pose in front of the oldest aircraft in Air Force inventory, during a ceremony held March 24, 2018 at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. The
  • 157th Air Refueling Wing refuels F-16s from Vermont

    A Vermont Air National Guard F-16 Falcon pilot with the 158th Fighter Wing, receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 157th Air Refueling Wing, New Hampshire Air National Guard, March 5, 2019, over New York State. This is the last time the 157 ARW’s KC-135s will refuel the 158 FW’s F-16s, as both wings are divesting their aircraft in
  • 157th Air Refueling Wing is divesting its KC-135s

    Two KC-135 Stratotankers assigned to the 157th Air Refueling Wing sit on the parking ramp at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H., March 5, 2019. The 157 ARW is divesting all of its KC-135s by March 24, 2019, in order to prepare for the arrival of the new KC-46A tanker later this year. (U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Johnson)
  • Fixing to fly

    Keeping an aging fleet of KC-135 Stratotankers flying is a passion for Tech Sgt. Mark McCassin, an assistant crew chief with the 157th Air Refueling Wing Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, NH Air National Guard. He is currently assigned to the oldest KC-135 aircraft in U.S. Air Force inventory.
  • Safe Travels

    The Aircraft Maintenance Crew of a KC-135R Stratotanker, tail number 58-0104 from the 157th Air Refueling Wing, New Hampshire Air National Guard, pose for a group photo prior to flying the aircraft to the 126th ARW, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Jan. 30, 2019. From left, Staff, Sgt. Jared Karos, Master Sgt. John Bober, Staff Sgt. Joe Depalma,
  • Pease receives KC-46 pallet racking and fuselage trainer

    Senior Master Sgt. Patrick Martin and Senior Airman Andrew Poole position a pallet in the Boeing KC-46A Fuselage Trainer, Nov. 7, 2018, at Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. (Photo by Master Sgt. Thomas Johnson, 157th ARW Public Affairs)