If the U.S. Air Force’s frontline tactical fighters are its show ponies, and workhorses such as the A-10 Thunderbolt II also generate a fair amount of attention on Capitol Hill, what happens to programs like the KC-10? The aerial refueling tanker has proponents, but its cheering section in Washington is hardly comparable to the Warthog’s. And so the 25th anniversary of the KC-10’s 25 years of continuous operation for the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing (AEW) from an ...

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