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  • First KC-46A Pegasus Alert Launch and Response

    The 22nd Air Refueling Wing recently completed the first-ever alert launch and response with a KC-46A Pegasus at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, which highlighted the speed and efficiency of the aircraft, and the crew's response to a threat or emergency.

  • 18th Air Force commander expresses importance of refueling mission

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- A sense of urgency swept the building as flashing lights flickered and aircrew readied themselves to rush out the door. Aircrew quickly followed signs with red arrows with the word “ALERT” centered inside. Outside, a white vehicle - large enough to hold the entire