McConnell’s Red Flag team innovates to save sorties

Maj. Bradford Ragan, Red Flag Tanker Task Force detachment commander and 349th Air Refueling Squadron assistant director of operations, and Rod Kallman, Cirrus flight instructor, pose for a photograph next to a chartered aircraft at a local airfield in North Las Vegas, Nevada, January 29, 2018. Ragan and Chief Master Sgt. Seth Thomas, 931st Maintenance Squadron superintendent attached to the task force, chartered a local aircraft to retrieve a hydraulic part at March Air Force Base, California, to repair a grounded KC-135 during Red Flag-Nellis 18-1. (Courtesy photo)

PHOTO BY: 2nd Lt. Daniel de La Fé
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