The KC-135 60th Anniversary Ceremony

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  • By Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein
  • 931st Air Refueling Wing
More than 250 people gathered 60 years later to celebrate the KC-135 as it reached its diamond anniversary, Aug. 31, at the McConnell Air Park. During the ceremony, members of Team McConnell, the local community and the tanker community listen to Gen. Stephen R. Lorenz, retired Air Education Training Command commander and KC-135 pilot, speak during the KC-135 60th Anniversary Ceremony, Aug. 31, 2016, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Lorenz spoke about the history of aerial refueling and the pivotal role the KC-135 has had in projecting airpower during the last 60 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein)