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McConnell Reserve unit welcomes evacuated aircraft

A KC-46 Pegasus assigned to the Team McConnell lands after returning from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., Aug. 1, 2020, at McConnell AFB, Kan. The aircraft was sent to Seymour Johnson to help train the Airmen of the 916th Air Refueling Wing, but returned to keep it safe during Hurricane Isaias. Relocating military aircraft is a measure performed prior to possible adverse weather conditions.

A KC-46 Pegasus assigned to the Team McConnell lands after returning from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., Aug. 1, 2020, at McConnell AFB, Kan. The aircraft was sent to Seymour Johnson to help train the Airmen of the 916th Air Refueling Wing, but returned to keep it safe during Hurricane Isaias. Relocating military aircraft is a measure performed prior to possible adverse weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein)

A KC-46 Pegasus assigned to the 916th Air Refueling Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. lands Aug. 1, 2020.

A KC-46 Pegasus assigned to the 916th Air Refueling Wing at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. lands Aug. 1, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. McConnell is holding the KC-46 during Hurricane Isaias. Relocating military aircraft is a measure performed prior to possible adverse weather conditions. The KC-46 is expected to return to Seymour Johnson once weather conditions improve. The 916 ARW received its first Pegasus in June 2020. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein)

A KC-46 Pegasus assigned to the Team McConnell lands after returning from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., Aug. 1, 2020, at McConnell AFB, Kan.

A KC-46 Pegasus assigned to the Team McConnell lands after returning from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., Aug. 1, 2020, at McConnell AFB, Kan. The aircraft was sent to Seymour Johnson to help train the Airmen of the 916th Air Refueling Wing, but returned to keep it safe during Hurricane Isaias. Relocating military aircraft is a measure performed prior to possible adverse weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein)

A KC-46 Pegasus assigned to the Team McConnell lands after returning from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., Aug. 1, 2020, at McConnell AFB, Kan.

A KC-46 Pegasus assigned to the Team McConnell lands after returning from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., Aug. 1, 2020, at McConnell AFB, Kan. The aircraft was sent to Seymour Johnson to help train the Airmen of the 916th Air Refueling Wing, but returned to keep it safe during Hurricane Isaias. Relocating military aircraft is a measure performed prior to possible adverse weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein)

MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- A KC-46 Pegasus assigned to the Team McConnell lands after returning from Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C., Aug. 1, 2020, at McConnell AFB, Kan. The aircraft was sent to Seymour Johnson to help train the Airmen of the 916th Air Refueling Wing, but returned to keep it safe during Hurricane Isaias. Relocating military aircraft is a measure performed prior to possible adverse weather conditions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein)