I tried joining the Army Guard to fly the OH-58 helicopter but I was just past the age limit for pilots and they wouldn't give me a waiver even with my prior service. I'm talking a matter of just a couple of months.
Same thing happened to me except it would have been the UH-60.
KC-135, that is one cool machine!
I like it since except for the avionics it’s 1950s technology which makes it fairly easy to work on. One of the coolest things you can do with it is a boom pod takeoff. Well it’s against the rules but it still happens. It’s where you go to the back and lay down in the boom pod from where the boom operator refuels other planes. When the aircraft rotates at takeoff your face is about 4 feet from the runway.
Also sorry for taking this off topic.