Not your typical prototype: Block 45 upgrades take off

(Standing, from left to right) Maj. Chris Brockman, 22nd Operations Group KC-135 Stratotanker Block 45 program chief pilot, Maj. Scot Stewart, 22nd OG Pilot, Capt. Travis Neal, 22nd OG instructor pilot, Lt. Col. Eugene Croft, 22nd OG deputy commander, and (kneeling) Senior Airman Josh Garrett, 350th Air Refueling Squadron Boom Operator, pose in front the wing’s first block 45 KC-135 Stratotanker to take off from here, July 22, 2013, at McConnell AFB, Kan. Block 45 is a program that addresses critical obsolete aircraft equipment and safety of flight issues. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Jose L. Leon)

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