The 190th Air Refueling Wing, Kansas Air National Guard, dedicated the nose art on a KC-135R to honor the Patriot Guard at the Topeka Combat Air Museum, April 30. The art was conceptualized by Master Sgt. Chris Dubois. Senior Airman Skylar Caldwell painted the nose art with guidance from Senior Master Sgt. Mike Chandler.
National Guard veterans who did not spend time on Title 10 duty would qualify as veterans under the federal definition if a large legislative package approved by a Senate panel becomes law. The Veterans First Act was unveiled last month by the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee and among its provisions is what is called veteran status. [Read more]