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909th Air Refueling Squadron

The 909 ARS provides KC-135 combat-ready tanker aircrews which provide air refueling support to the Department of Defense and allied partner units.  The squadron’s support enables the execution of tactical, conventional, and peacetime operations as directed by President, Secretary of Defense, and higher headquarters.  Additionally, the 909 ARS are Pacific Air Forces’ lead air refueling force during contingency operations.  The Young Tigers maintain a high state of readiness and world-wide deployment capability to ensure immediate, sustained operations in support of rapid global mobility and joint power projection.