64th Air Refueling Squadron Activates at Pease
Colonel Billy R. Langford (left), 22nd Operations Group Commander, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, presents the 64th Air Refueling Squadron's guidon to Lieutenant Colonel Christopher D. Leist, symbolizing Lt. Col. Leist's assumption of command of the 64th ARS. Lt. Col. Leist's assumption of command coincides with the activation of the 64th ARS at Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire, on October 2nd, 2009. The 64th ARS is collocated with the 157th Air Refueling Wing at Pease ANGB, but is assigned to headquarters 22nd OPG, McConnell AFB, KS. This events marks the first time since the 1991 closure of Pease AFB that an active duty Air Force unit has returned to Pease. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Curtis J. Lenz)

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