KC-135Q # 58-0054 refueling SR-71A #61-7952 on April 29, 1965. This was the first aerial refueling of an SR-71. - Lockheed Martin photo via Tony Landis
Lou Schalk hooks up the A-12 prototype to 80054 on July 11, 1962. This was 924's twenty-fourth flight, and was the first in-flight refeuling of any blackbird. - Lockheed Martin photo via Tony Landis
80054 on static display at Castle AFB during the annual Open House on Saturday, May 18, 1963. The people walking around are completely oblivious to this tanker's weekday job of refueling blackbirds, since the program's existance wouldn't be made public for another 9 months. Another future KC-135Q, 80117, is visible in the background. - from the collection of David Allison
58-0054 is on active status with the 171st Air Refueling Wing of the Pennsylvania Air National Guard.
Members of the 171st Air Refueling Wing, Pittsburgh, serving with the 313th Air Expeditionary Wing in Western Europe, record a video message showing their support of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs. The 313th AEW provides aerial refueling to U.S. and coalition aircraft with KC-135 Stratotankers and KC-10 Extenders in support of Operation Unified Protector, a NATO-led mission in Libya to protect civilian and civilian-populated areas under threat of attack. - USAF photo by Sr. Airman Ethan Morgan
"More than 500 Pennsylvania Air National Guardsmen of the 171st Air Refueling Wing in Coraopolis, PA participated in a 5k fun "run/walk for respect" as part of the wing's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response down-day held at the base on Sunday, August 4th, 2013." Four of the five KC-135's they are running past were once Q/T models: 58-0112, 59-1458, 59-1467, 58-0054, and 58-0099. - US ANG photo by MSgt. Stacey Barkey