In recognition of the KC-135's 50th year of service in the U.S. Air Force, special commemorative nose art now decorates aircraft tail 58-0063. The Air Force conducted the first test flight of the KC-135 on Aug. 31, 1956. This KC-135R Statotanker hails from the 507th Air Refueling Wing, Air Force Reserve Command, located at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. A special 50th anniversary celebration is scheduled to take place at Tinker AFB on Sept. 8 and 9. (U.S. Air Force photo)

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