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  • Fueling the fight - Sentry Savannah 22-1

    Three Air National Guard air refueling squadrons supported Sentry Savannah, an exercise held May 2-15th, 2022, at the Air Dominance Center, a combat readiness training center, in Savannah, Georgia.Over 30 Airmen and four aircraft from the 133rd Air Refueling Squadron, New Hampshire Air National

  • Pease KC-46 support 931st ARW in Checkered Flag

    Nineteen members of the 931st Air Refueling Wing, the Reserve component at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, participated in Checkered Flag 21-1, a large-scale aerial exercise hosted by the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. The exercise began Nov. 2, and ended Nov. 11.Checkered

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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,