Tinker retiring four aircraft
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – A piece of military history and a staple at Tinker Air Force Base is being retired; the kc-135 Strais an air refueling plane.
The number of planes in use at Tinker will be reduced by four.
That will leave eight kc-135s operating out of Tinker.
It’s all part of the National Defense Authorization Act, a federal order to reduce military spending.