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McConnell's Tail

A KC-135 Stratotanker static display tail was revealed Aug. 31, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. McConnell celebrated the legacy of the KC-135 along with the 65th anniversary of the Stratotanker’s maiden flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marc A. Garcia)

A KC-135 Stratotanker static display tail was revealed Aug. 31, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. McConnell celebrated the legacy of the KC-135 along with the 65th anniversary of the Stratotanker’s maiden flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marc A. Garcia)

Col. Emily Farkas, 22nd Maintenance Group commander, offers opening remarks during the tail flash ceremony Aug. 31, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Farkas acknowledged efforts from the 22nd and 931st MXGs and the 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron for their skill and expertise in putting the tail flash together for McConnell AFB. The new tail number is a display of the ongoing relationship between the 22nd and 931st Air Refueling Wings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marc A. Garcia)

Col. Emily Farkas, 22nd Maintenance Group commander, offers opening remarks during the tail flash ceremony Aug. 31, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Farkas acknowledged efforts from the 22nd and 931st MXGs and the 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron for their skill and expertise in putting the tail flash together for McConnell AFB. The new tail number is a display of the ongoing relationship between the 22nd and 931st Air Refueling Wings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marc A. Garcia)

MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- A KC-135 Stratotanker static display tail was revealed Aug. 31, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. McConnell celebrated the legacy of the KC-135 along with the 65th anniversary of the Stratotanker’s maiden flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marc A. Garcia)