509th Weapons Squadron

I was asked the other day which Air Force assignment was the most challenging. That’s easy. Standing up the KC-135 Weapons School division. It was the worst four years of my career… and I got fired from my position as second in command of the group.  Standing up the KC-135 Weapons School, now 20 years […]

First Combat Air Refueling

Early in the morning of 25 June 1950, the North Korean Army crossed the 38th parallel to reunify with South Korea.  Far East Air Force fighter and attack aircraft are forced to leave South Korea when Kim il-Sung’s Army pushes the US and Korean forces into the Pusan Pocket in southern Korea. US jet fighters […]