A KC-46 Pegasus from the 916th Air Refueling Wing in-air refuels F-15E Strike Eagles from the 336th Fighter Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base over the sky of North Carolina, Sept. 3, 2020. The KC-46 helped sustain lethality by refueling the F-15E’s during the flight.
A commemorative helmet is displayed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, Sept. 10, 2020. The number 343 on the helmet signifies the 343 fire fighters who sacrificed their lives to save others at the Twin Towers on Sept. 11, 2001. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Victoria Boyton)
Senior Airman Schmuel Rottman, 4th Operations Support Squadron weather journeyman, reviews the weather before briefing an F-15E Strike Eagle pilot at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, June 10, 2020. Rottman provides flight weather briefings to pilots for their requested airspace and mission set over the phone due to COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kimberly Barrera)
Airmen from the 4th Munitions Squadron assemble a Guided Bomb Unit-31 during a quarterly load crew competition at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, July 10, 2020. The three man crew is responsible for ensuring the munitions are safe, serviceable and properly configured. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kimberly Barrera)
Col. Anthony Mullinax, 4th Mission Support Group commander (left), passes the guidon to Lt. Col. Raymond Kerr (right), as Kerr assumes command of the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron during a change of command ceremony at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, August 10, 2020. Kerr was formerly assigned as the Headquarters Commandant at U.S. Central Command.(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kimberly Barrera)
Maj. Gen. Chad P. Franks, Ninth Air Force commander (left), Col. Donn C. Yates, 4th Fighter Wing outgoing commander (center), and Col. Kurt C. Helphinstine, incoming 4 FW commander (right), listen as the 4 FW change of command ceremony citation is read at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, July 2, 2020. The 4 FW change of command ceremony highlighted the 28-year military career of Yates, and honorably welcomed Helphinstine as the new 4 FW commander, before family, wing leadership and Team Seymour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kenneth Boyton)
Col. William Malloy, 4th Medical Group commander, passes the guideon to Lt. Col. Joseph Popham, as Popham assumes command of the 4th Medical Support Squadron during a ceremony at the Thomas Koritz Clinic, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, June 23, 2020. Popham arrived from Joint Base San Antonio Lackland, Texas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Kenneth Boyton)
Lt. Col. Jonathon Menashi, outgoing 4th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, gives a thumbs-up during the 4th LRS change of command ceremony at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, June 29, 2020. Menashi relinquished command to Maj. Robert Fekete. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob Derry)
Col. Leah R. Fry, 4th Maintenance Group commander (left), passes the guidon to Maj. Ryan B. Hudson (right), as Hudson assumes command of the 4th Equipment Maintenance Squadron during a change of command ceremony at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina, June 26, 2020. Hudson came from 432d Maintenance Group, 30th Reconnaissance Squadron, Creech Air Force Base, Nevada. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Kimberly Barrera)
The 916th Air Refueling Wing has an aircraft on the ramp once again, as the wing accepted its first of twelve KC-46A Pegasus aircraft, marking the occasion in a closed ceremony, June 12.

 


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