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  • Continuous Improvement

    The 171st Air Refueling Wing recently hosted the first Lean Six Sigma Green Belt LSSGB training session on base in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania Jan. 4-7, 2022.

  • Streamers of Valor: Threads of the 171st Air Refueling Wing

    Symbolism is ever present in our society as Americans and longstanding within the military ranks. We use symbolism to represent our freedom with images of the Statue of Liberty and the American bald eagle. We pay homage to those who came before us with flags at almost every formal event to remind us

  • 171st Successfully Tests LAIRCM System

    The 171st Air Refueling Wing tested the Large Aircraft Infrared Counter Measures (LAIRCM) Gen 3 missile defense system here on May 25, 2018. The LAIRCM is designed to protect the KC-135 Stratotanker and other aircraft from surface-launched Infrared (IR) guided missiles.

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