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May 12, 2013

H. Wayne Roberts and Jack Pulley: Base prepared for new tanker mission

As the largest air tanker base in the world, McConnell Air Force Base is a dominant stakeholder in the Wichita area. In addition to being an important economic engine, with an annual local economic impact of $619 million, the base has been the recipient of numerous awards since it began operating in 1941.

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