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Aircraft 358 leaves Niagara

107th Airlift Wing crew chiefs TSgt Robert Albrecht, MSgt Stephen Linza,SSgt Anthony Re pose for the last time with aircraft 0358. Under BRAC the the 107th will lose all their KC-135R models and convert to the C-130H2 aircraft.

107th Airlift Wing crew chiefs Tech. Sgt. Robert Albrecht (left), Master Sgt. Stephen Linza (center) and Staff Sgt. Anthony Re (right), pose for the last time with aircraft 358. Under the 2005 BRAC decision, the the 107th will lose all their KC-135R models and convert to the C-130H2 aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Ray Lloyd).

107th Airlift Wing crew chiefs TSgt Robert Albrecht, MSgt Stephen Linza,SSgt Anthony Re pose for the last time with aircraft 0358. Under BRAC the the 107th will lose all their KC-135R models and convert to the C-130H2 aircraft.

107th Airlift Wing crew chiefs Tech. Sgt. Robert Albrecht (left), Master Sgt. Stephen Linza (center) and Staff Sgt. Anthony Re (right), pose for the last time with aircraft 358. Aircraft 358 was the first 107th owned KC-135R to be equipped with PACER CRAG Avionics; this upgrade replaced the Navigators position. This aircraft was in support of statewide and world contingencies and operations to include but not limited to, Strong Resolve, Uphold Democracy, Deny Flight, Decisive Endeavor, Noble Eagle, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and the Northeast Tanker Task Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Master Sgt. Ray Lloyd).