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By Steve A. Larsen

starting from its earliest days as an empty parcel of pasture that grew to become an important hub airport for transcontinental air shuttle to its current use because the busiest refueling operation within the U.S. Air strength, the slice of land often called McConnell Air strength Base is inextricably attached to aviation to almost the sunrise of manned flight. Its army historical past all started in 1941 with the coming of the Air nationwide safeguard, and the bottom grew to a multifaceted operation that extends air energy globally via intelligence and air refueling missions played through its 3 accomplice devices: the twenty second Air Refueling Wing, the 184th Intelligence Wing, and the 931st Air Refueling crew. This e-book bargains a glimpse into the army background of McConnell Air strength Base via many hardly ever visible or formerly unpublished photos drawn essentially from the repository of the twenty second Air Refueling Wing place of work of heritage and the Kansas Aviation Museum.

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