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18th Kanza Air Refueling Squadron KC-135

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18th Kanza Air Refueling Squadron KC-135

Fly with the 18th Kanza Air Refueling Squadron in this hand crafted KC-135 Model. Each piece is carved from wood and hand painted to provide a piece you’ll love. 18 inches

During World War II the 18th flew airborne assaults on Sicily, Myitkyina, Burma, and Southern France in addition to supporting partisans in Northern Italy from January to May 1945 and conducting aerial transportation in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO) and briefly in the China-Burma-India Theater (CBI). It flew strategic and tactical airlift missions from 1948 to 1954 and 1962 to 1967. The squadron provided tactical airlift training for US and subsequently South Vietnamese pilots and crews from 1969 to 1972.

This unit has flown worldwide air refueling missions since 1995.[1] Wiki