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Blended team brings Rodeo gold to Goldsboro

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- Members of the 916th Air Refueling Wing's RODEO team take their moment in the spotlight with Gen. Arthur Lichte, commander of Air Mobility Command and Lt. Gen. Charles Stenner, commander of Air Force Reserve Command. The blended Reserve and active duty team won Best KC-135 Team at the international competition. (U.S. Air Force photo/TSgt. Scotty Sweatt, 916ARW/PA)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- Members of the 916th Air Refueling Wing's RODEO team take their moment in the spotlight with Gen. Arthur Lichte, commander of Air Mobility Command and Lt. Gen. Charles Stenner, commander of Air Force Reserve Command. The blended Reserve and active duty team won Best KC-135 Team at the international competition. (U.S. Air Force photo/TSgt. Scotty Sweatt, 916ARW/PA)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- 916th RODEO team celebrates after being named Best KC-135 Aircrew. (U.S. Air Force photo/TSgt. Scotty Sweatt, 916ARW/PA)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- 916th RODEO team celebrates after being named Best KC-135 Aircrew. (U.S. Air Force photo/TSgt. Scotty Sweatt, 916ARW/PA)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- Maj. John Kelley hoists the Best KC-135 Aircrew trophy high as he walks off stage at RODEO 2009. The combined active duty and Reserve 916th tanker team took top honors at the international airlift competition.

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- Maj. John Kelley hoists the Best KC-135 Aircrew trophy high as he walks off stage at RODEO 2009. The combined active duty and Reserve 916th tanker team took top honors at the international airlift competition.

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- Members of the 916th RODEO team show off their trophies for Best KC-135 Aircrew and Best Cargo Load. (U.S. Air Force photo/TSgt. Scotty Sweatt, 916ARW/PA)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- Members of the 916th RODEO team show off their trophies for Best KC-135 Aircrew and Best Cargo Load. (U.S. Air Force photo/TSgt. Scotty Sweatt, 916ARW/PA)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- 916th Air Refueling Wing maintainers celebrate with the trophy for Best Post Flight Team at RODEO 2009. (U.S. Air Force photo/TSgt. Scotty Sweatt, 916ARW/PA)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- 916th Air Refueling Wing maintainers celebrate with the trophy for Best Post Flight Team at RODEO 2009. (U.S. Air Force photo/TSgt. Scotty Sweatt, 916ARW/PA)

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE, N.C. -- The blended 916th Air Refueling Wing Rodeo team won four awards at Air Mobility Command competition last week. The team, composed of regular and Air Force reserve members won top honors as the Best KC-135 Team at the international competition. Other awards included: Best KC-135 Air Crew, Best KC-135 Cargo Load and Best KC-135 Postflight.