71 RQS is first operational unit to receive fuel from KC-46A Pegasus
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Phillip Varelik, left, and Maj. Patrick Robinson, 71st Rescue Squadron HC-130J Combat King II pilots, fly out of Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Aug. 24, 2021. The aerial refueling capabilities of the HC-130J increases the combat range of rescue forces, supporting prolonged missions. The 71st RQS conducted an air-to-air refuel with a KC-46A Pegasus assigned to the 916th Air Refueling Wing, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina as the first operational unit to be refueled by the KC-46A Pegasus. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rebeckah Medeiros)
Senior Airman Rebeckah Medeiros
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