McConnell Reservists pay tribute to people of the Southwind

Retired Col. Vik C. Malling, the first commander of the 931st Air Refueling Wing at McConnell, speaks during a ceremony at Hangar 1107 Aug. 18, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Malling’s presence was significant to the ceremony as he was integral to the Kaw’s original representation on the aircraft. He was also present during the original KC-135 Kaw Nation Nose Art unveiling, Aug. 9, 1997. This was his final act as commander of the then 931st Air Refueling Group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein
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