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McConnell's KC-46 arrival ceremony

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Col. Josh Olson, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander, speaks during the KC-46 arrival ceremony Jan. 25, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. After Olson’s closing remarks, the hangar doors opened to reveal the new Air Force asset. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alan Ricker)

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Col. Phil Heseltine, 931st Air Refueling Wing commander, speaks at the KC-46A Pegasus arrival ceremony at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., Jan. 25, 2019. With the KC-46 on the ground at McConnell, the Air Force will now begin implementing the aircraft into operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Myrick)

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Leanne Caret, CEO of Boeing Defense, Space and Security, speaks at the KC-46A Pegasus arrival ceremony at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., Jan. 25, 2019. The KC-46 will serve alongside the KC-135 Stratotanker to supply critical aerial refueling, airlift and aeromedical evacuation for America's military and its allies around the world at a moment's notice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Myrick)

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Ron Estes, Congressional U.S. Representative, addresses the audience Jan. 25, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Estes joined Team McConnell during the KC-46 arrival ceremony to celebrate the addition of the new aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alan Ricker)

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Jerry Moran, U.S. Senator, speaks to the audience Jan. 25, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. During the KC-46 arrival ceremony, Moran, shared his thoughts on the new Air Force asset and the impacts it will have on the services’ capabilities. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alan Ricker)

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Pat Roberts, U.S. Senator, speaks to attendees Jan. 25, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Roberts congratulated members of Team McConnell on receiving the KC-46. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alan Ricker)

MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- Col. Josh Olson, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander, speaks during the KC-46 arrival ceremony Jan. 25, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. After Olson’s closing remarks, the hangar doors opened to reveal the new Air Force asset. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alan Ricker)