Triumph celebrates 100th shipment of the KC-10 Aerial refueling boom to the U.S. Air Force

first_imgFollow us on Facebook.Follow us on Twitter. Colonel Mark Mocio was in Wellington.Sumner Newscow report — It was a big day for Triumph Group, especially the Wellington plant. At Thursday morning ceremony at the Triumph Accessory Services at 411 North West Road in Wellington, officials marked the shipment of the 100th KC-10 Aerial Refueling Boom in support of the U.S. Air Force maintenance program.  Triumph Group’s Product Support business, based out of Wellington, has provided repair and overhaul service on the KC-10 boom since the program’s inception in 1999.“We are proud of our long history serving the U.S. Air Force KC-10 aircraft program and extremely pleased to celebrate this milestone with one of our most valued patrons,” said Mike Abram, executive vice president of Triumph Product Support.  “We also look forward to partnering, in the not too distant future, with L3 Communications in support of the KC-10 CLS program.”Triumph Group was recently identified as a key teammate by L3 when the company was selected to provide full contractor logistic support for the KC-10.  As a supporting partner, Triumph will continue to provide repair and overhaul services for the KC-10 boom and additional components, as awarded.“The maintenance support Triumph provides on the KC-10 program is strong and consistent,” said Col. Mark Mocio, Legacy Tanker division commander and KC-135 program manager.  “This milestone delivery demonstrates the significance of the partnership they have had with the U.S. Air Force for more than 50 years.  We look forward to continuing that relationship as part of the KC-10 CLS program.”Triumph’s Wellington site has supported the U.S. Air Force since 1965, providing maintenance, overhaul and repair services on multiple defense programs including the KC -135 Stratotanker program, which recently celebrated its 60th anniversary.Triumph Group, Inc., headquartered in Berwyn, Pa., designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs, and overhauls a broad portfolio of aerostructures, aircraft components, accessories, subassemblies and systems.  The company serves a broad, worldwide spectrum of the aviation industry, including original equipment manufacturers of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft and aircraft components, as well as commercial and regional airlines and air cargo carriers.More information about Triumph Group can be found on the company’s website at http://www.triumphgroup.com. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img read more

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