The Wichita Eagle reports that the Kansas lawmakers who said earlier this year that the Air National Guard at McConnell AFB, Kan., was in line to get a squadron of T-38s to perform a fighter training mission now say the Air Force has put the move under study. ANG’s 184th Air Refueling Wing at McConnell is slated to lose its KC-135 tankers to another Kansas ANG unit under BRAC 2005. Sen. Pat Roberts (R) and Rep. Todd Tiahrt (R) are pursuing other options, says the newspaper.
May 23, 2022
The Department of the Air Force announced the retirements of several key leaders within the Air Force and Space Force on May 23, while also unveiling more than a dozen new assignments for current or future one-star generals.