916th Air Refueling Wing Welcomes KC-46 Pegasus

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  • By Ashley Snipes
  • 916th Air Refueling Wing
The 916thAir Refueling Wing accepted its first of twelve KC-46A Pegasus aircraft on 12 Jun 2020 in a small ceremony marking the occasion. The Chief of Air Force Reserve, Lt Gen Richard W. Scobee, and his Senior Enlisted Advisor, Chief MSgt Timothy C. White Jr., served as delivery officials and were on board the aircraft as it arrived.
“The 916th Air Refueling Wing is honored to receive the first of twelve KC-46A Pegasus aircraft for the Air Force Reserve Command. A modern aircraft with 21st century technology, the KC-46A provides extended mission capacity and range as well as improved capabilities to deliver rapid global mobility to joint and partnered operations,” said Col Stephen Lanier, Commander, 916th ARW.
Due to Dept. of Defense guidance and North Carolina restrictions in relation to the COVID-19 outbreak, the arrival ceremony was closed to the public, the wing will have an open house event at a later date when we can all gather together safely.
For questions, e-mail the 916th Public Affairs office at 916arw.pa@us.af.mil