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  • It All Started with a Rubber Hose

    An aircraft’s internal fuel capacity was one of the most significant limiting factors that faced early aviators. In order to try to solve that problem, the first aerial refueling occurred above Rockwell Field in San Diego on June 27, 1923. To accomplish the feat, United States Army Air Service

  • 4th Air Force Mission Video

    Since 1940, Fourth Air Force has played a major role in our country's air defense. As the largest NAF in the Air Force Reserve bolstering 18 units, one regional support group and more than 34,000 Reserve Citizen Airmen, we continue the mission of providing rapid global mobility ANYTIME, ANYWHERE!

  • 4th Air Force Mission Video

    Since 1940, Fourth Air Force has played a major role in our country's air defense. As the largest NAF in the Air Force Reserve bolstering 18 units, one regional support group and more than 34,000 Reserve Citizen Airmen, we continue the mission of providing rapid global mobility ANYTIME, ANYWHERE!

  • 916th Air Refueling Wing Welcomes KC-46 Pegasus

    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

  • Woman maintainer

    In honor of Women's history month, we recognize the dedication and work of the women maintainers.

  • Reserve Citizen Airmen among Spark Tank 2020 selectees

    Spark Tank also offers Airmen the opportunity to get their ideas in front of key enabling agencies that can share expertise and resources such as funding or personnel for the projects being presented and demonstrate pathways for intrapreneurs to make their initiatives successful.

  • Bye-Bye KC-135 Stratotanker, Hello KC-46 Pegasus

    Thursday, Dec. 5,2019, three members of the 77th Air Refueling Squadron took their final flight on a KC-135 Stratotanker. The week of 8-14 Dec, they took with them a combination of over 10,000 flying hours and over 50 years of experience on a KC-135 to become the first 77 ARS members trained on the

  • The 6th Tail Out

    The 916th continues to bid farewell to the KC-135, making aircraft 3528 the sixth to be divested from the wing and the fifth to be acquired by the 92nd Air Refueling Wing.