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Four Digit Tanker Wings

    These were all KC-97 tanker units.  The 4397th was designated an Air Refueling Wing; it job was training the KC-97 flight crews. The 4081st and 4083rd were designated strategic wings, even though they flew tankers.
4081st SW - HAVE
KC-97 Tanker Wing
Earnst Harmon AFB, 
4082 SW - HAVE
KC-97 Tankers
Goose Bay, Labrador
4083rd SW - HAVE
KC-97 Tanker Wing
Thule AFB Greenland


4397th ARW - HAVE
KC-97 Combat Crew
Training Wing at
Randolph AFB, Texas

4108th ARW
Plattsburgh AFB, NY