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New Hampshire ANG Wing Gets Its First KC-46A tanker

August 13, 2019

From the United Press International (UPI) website

Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, director of the Air National Guard, Maj. Gen. David Mikolaities, adjutant General of New Hampshire, and Brig. Gen. Laurie Farris, commander of the N.H. Air National Guard, display a N.H. state flag as they exit the first KC-46 delivered to Pease Air National Guard Base. Photo by Senior Airman Taylor Queen/157th Air Refueling Wing/U.S. Air National Guard

Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H., is the first guard base to receive a next-generation KC-46A Pegasus refueling tanker plane.

The plane arrived late Thursday at the 157th Air Refueling Wing for a ceremonial welcome as rock music played and fire trucks sprayed arcs of water. Pilot Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice, Air National Guard, concluded his 40-year military career in bringing the plane to his home state.

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