NEWS

  • Refueling keeps Red Flag flying

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. –The Red Flag Tanker Task Force with air mobility assets from three bases descended on the Las Vegas skies in support the international training exercise, Red Flag-Nellis 18-1.The RFTTF consists of personnel, aircraft and equipment from McConnell Air Force Base, Fairchild

  • McConnell maintainers get a taste of deployed life during Red Flag 18-1

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – A team of McConnell maintainers support Red Flag 18-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, during the year’s first iteration of the Air Force’s premiere international combat exercise Jan. 26 to Feb. 16.The Red Flag Tanker Task Force Maintenance Team consists of 45 members

  • Red Flag provides refined boom instructor training

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – McConnell air crews are focusing on developing air refueling skills for their youngest boom operators at the Air Force’s premier air-to-air exercise, Red Flag 18-1, which kicked off at Nellis AFB nearly two weeks ago and continues through Friday.The crews are using the