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Travis breaks ground for KC-46A

The construction project is the first at Travis for the KC-46A Pegasus, which is projected to arrive in mid-January 2023. The 174,300 square foot facility will encompass three separate bays and is designed for optimal aircraft maintenance capability for the air refueling tanker.

Maj. Gen. Randall Ogden, 4th Air Force commander, speaks to guests at the KC-46A maintenance facility ceremonial groundbreaking at Travis Air Force Base, California, Dec. 14, 2018. Ogden lauded the long history of teamwork between the Air Force Reserve’s 349th Air Mobility Wing and the active duty 60th AMW at Travis, and commended community partners for helping ensure the units’ bright future. The construction project is the first at Travis for the KC-46A Pegasus, which is projected to arrive in mid-January 2023. The 174,300 square foot facility will encompass three separate bays and is designed for optimal aircraft maintenance capability for the air refueling tanker. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken Wright)

Maj. Gen. Randall Ogden, 4th Air Force commander (third from right) and Col. Raymond Kozak, 349th Air Mobility Wing commander (second from right) participated in the ceremony.

Representatives from the Air Force and the State of California take part in the KC-46A maintenance facility ceremonial groundbreaking at Travis Air Force Base, California, Dec. 14, 2018. The construction project is the first at Travis for the KC-46A Pegasus, which is projected to arrive in mid-January 2023. The 174,300 square foot facility will encompass three separate bays and is designed for optimal aircraft maintenance capability for the air refueling tanker. Maj. Gen. Randall Ogden, 4th Air Force commander (third from right) and Col. Raymond Kozak, 349th Air Mobility Wing commander (second from right) participated in the ceremony. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken Wright)

Representatives from the Air Force and the State of California take part in the KC-46A maintenance facility ceremonial groundbreaking at Travis Air Force Base, California, Dec. 14, 2018.

Representatives from the Air Force and the State of California take part in the KC-46A maintenance facility ceremonial groundbreaking at Travis Air Force Base, California, Dec. 14, 2018. The construction project is the first at Travis for the KC-46A Pegasus, which is projected to arrive in mid-January 2023. The 174,300 square foot facility will encompass three separate bays and is designed for optimal aircraft maintenance capability for the air refueling tanker. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken Wright)

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Representatives from the Air Force and the State of California take part in the KC-46A maintenance facility ceremonial groundbreaking at Travis Air Force Base, California, Dec. 14, 2018.

Maj. Gen. Randall Ogden, 4th Air Force commander, was on hand to speak to guests at the KC-46A maintenance facility ceremonial groundbreaking. Ogden lauded the long history of teamwork between the Air Force Reserve’s 349th Air Mobility Wing and the active duty 60th AMW at Travis, and commended community partners for helping ensure the units’ bright future.

The construction project is the first at Travis for the KC-46A Pegasus, which is projected to arrive in mid-January 2023. The 174,300 square foot facility will encompass three separate bays and is designed for optimal aircraft maintenance capability for the air refueling tanker.