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The primary mission of the 126th Air Refueling Wing is to provide air refueling support to major commands of the Air Force as well as other U.S. military forces and the military forces of allied nations. In addition to air-to-air refueling of military aircraft, the unit provides trained, capable men and women who are ready to defend our nation anywhere in the world; to protect our state through civil defense and disaster relief; and to serve in the surrounding communities.

You can view select slideshows here of our efforts to fulfill our mission, reach out to our community and maintain good relationships with our families and friends.

Congressman Mike Bost Visits the 126 ARW

Congressman Mike Bost Visits the 126 ARW

126 MXG Assists with C-141 Restoration

Members of the Illinois Air National Guard's 126th Maintenance Group, from Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, and the Marietta Museum of History, Marietta, Georgia, strip parts off a C-141 Starlifter at MidAmerica Airport in Mascoutah, Illinois. The parts will be used to restore a C-141 that was donated to the museum. (Air National Guard photos by Master Sgt. Ken Stephens)

126th Air Refueling Wing Celebrates Family Day

Members of the 126th Air Refueling Wing, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, celebrated their biennial Family Day October 8, 2017. The Illinois Air National Guard unit provided lunch for their families as well as a human foosball court, a softball tournament, and other events and displays. (Air National Guard photo)