McConnell's KC-46 refuels Ellsworth’s B-1

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  • By Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge
  • 22nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs
A KC-46A Pegasus, taxis to the runway May 17, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The KC-46 flew to a training area near Rapid City, S.D., where the crew worked jointly with a B-1B Lancer aircrew from the 37th Bomb Squadron, assigned to Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., to perform the first B-1 refueling for an operational B-1 unit and B-1 aircrew from Ellsworth and the KC-46. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)