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  • 22nd LRS ingenuity saves time and money

    The inconvenience of having to drive off base to refuel a government vehicle may seem like just that: an inconvenience. But 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron personnel recently conducted a study to prove this refueling process was more than just an inconvenience, it was also wasting valuable

  • Tanker Tracker: a year in the life of 58-0011; Tanker Teamwork

    (Editor's note: This article is part of a series following the journey of Aircraft 58-0011, a KC-135 Stratotanker, leading up to the 60th anniversary of the KC-135 in August 2016.)Two-hundred eighteen flying hours, 24 sorties and more than 400,000 pounds of fuel offloaded to 20 receiving

  • 22nd CONS Airman earns spotlight performer

    As a spotlight performer, individuals are chosen by leadership for demonstrating the Air Force's Core Values: Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do.Tech. Sgt. David White, 22nd Contracting Squadron services flight NCO in-charge, was selected to be the spotlight performer

  • 22nd ARW Public Affairs Airman earns spotlight performer

    As a spotlight performer, individuals are chosen by leadership for demonstrating the Air Force's Core Values: Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do.Staff Sgt. Rachel Waller, 22nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs command information NCO in charge, was selected to be the

  • 60 YEARS IN THE AIR: the KC-135 in the Cold War

    (Editor's note: This article is part of a series looking back on the history of the KC-135 Stratotanker throughout the decades, leading up to the 60th anniversary of the KC-135's first flight in August 2016.)The crew of a KC-135 Stratotanker received orders for a short mission during the rising

  • 350th ARS boom operator earns spotlight performer

    As a spotlight performer, individuals are chosen by leadership for demonstrating the Air Force's Core Values: Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do.Senior Airman Nicholas Lichtenwalner, 350th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, was selected to be the spotlight performer

  • Tanker Tracker: a year in the life of 58-0011

    (Editor's note: This is the first part of a series following the journey of Aircraft 58-0011, a KC-135 Stratotanker, leading up to the 60th anniversary of the KC-135's first flight in August 2016.)Every aircraft has a story to be told. Whether its story is of missions completed over the homeland or

  • MX to MXS: Joy of motocross keeps Airman stress free

    Traveling 70 mph while flying isn't a big deal to many people, but when that involves flying reaches 140 feet at high speeds on a 250 pound, two-wheel vehicle without wings life become exciting.Motocross racing on the weekends provides the ultimate getaway from the stressors of work for Senior

  • 60 years in the air: the birth of a tanker legacy

    (Editor's note: This is the first part of a series looking back on the history of the KC-135 Stratotanker throughout the decades, leading up to the 60th anniversary of the KC-135 first flight in August 2016.)More than 60 years ago, the idea of a tanker able to keep up with the technologically

  • 22nd MDSS Airman earns spotlight performer

    As a spotlight performer, individuals are chosen by leadership for demonstrating the Air Force's Core Values: Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do.Airman 1st Class Megan Woida, 22nd Medical Support Squadron outpatient medical records technician, was selected as the