The 355th Wing has now become the 355th Fighter Wing. The change formally took place April 26, according to a base release dated May 18. The wing no longer includes multiple weapon systems in its arsenal, so USAF redesignated it a fighter wing. The unit, which traces its heritage to the 355th Fighter Group and P-47s and P-51s of World War II fame, now —now flies and maintains A-10 close air support aircraft.
Lessons from the KC-46 and F-35 will prove useful for the testing community in the years to come, said Nickolas Guertin, the nominee to be director of operational test and evaluation for the Pentagon, told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Oct. 19.