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McConnell celebrates Air Force's 70th birthday McConnell celebrates Air Force's 70th birthday
Chief Master Sgt. John Cummings, 22nd Maintenance Squadron superintendent, and Airman Payton Frazier, 22nd MXS fuel systems apprentice, cut a cake in honor of the Air Force’s 70th birthday, Sept. 15, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Cummings and Frazier are the oldest and youngest Airmen stationed at McConnell. (U.S. Air Force photo by
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2017
A dog Military working dog detection training
Szarik, a 22nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog, chews a toy after completing his objective during detection training Sept. 13, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The dogs are rewarded each time they locate a target and alert their handlers to it. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Erin McClellan)
0 9/14
2017
Team McConnell Airmen run to remember POW/MIA week Team McConnell Airmen run to remember POW/MIA week
Team McConnell Airmen run with the POW/MIA flag as part of a run/walk relay during POW/MIA week Sept. 13, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. In 1979, congress passed a resolution declaring the third Friday in September as POW/MIA Recognition Day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Waller)
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2017
McConnell leadership honors POW/MIA week McConnell leadership honors POW/MIA week
Col. Eric Vitosh, 931st Air Refueling Wing commander, and Col. Joshua Olson, 22nd ARW commander, place a POW/MIA wreath near the McConnell Memorial Walk as part of POW/MIA week Sept. 13, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The week honors the sacrifices made by prisoners of war, those who are still missing in action and their families. (U.S.
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2017
Airmen Patriot Day Retreat ceremony
Airmen from the McConnell Air Force Base Honor Guard begin to fold the flag during the Patriot Day retreat ceremony Sept. 11, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Local law enforcement and fire departments participated in the ceremony along side their military counterparts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Waller)
0 9/12
2017
Team group photo McConnell soccer earns 2nd in Supporter’s Cup
During the Supporter’s Cup at the Defender’s Cup National Military Soccer Tournament, the goalie’s nerves built as he watched the ball being placed on the penalty spot. He positioned himself between the two posts and prepared for his opponent to kick the checkered ball. It felt as if time slowed down for McConnell’s soccer team as they waited in anticipation as their teammate defended the right to advance through the knock-out round.
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2017
Chapel host lawn service, picnic Chapel host lawn service, picnic
First Lt. Lance Brown, 22nd Air Refueling Wing chaplain, leads a church service in base housing Sept. 10, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The service was followed by a picnic that helped strengthened bonds between Team McConnell families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Rachel Waller)
0 9/11
2017
A truck 22nd LRS innovations save $40,000, increase safety
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.— The 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Vehicle Management Flight recently constructed and installed a modification to enhance the safety of McConnell Airmen while saving the Air Force thousands of dollars.The nine-ton high-lift truck is used for loading cargo into the KC-135 Stratotanker and will also be used with
0 9/08
2017
We are AR 22nd MDSS Airman earns Faces of AR recognition
As a Faces of AR recognition, individuals are chosen by leadership for demonstrating the Air Force's Core Values: Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do.    Staff Sgt. Megan Thomas, 22nd Medical Support Squadron NCO in-charge of the family health clinic, received Faces of Air Refueling recognition Aug. 31.   Thomas’s
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2017
KC-135 landing McConnell welcomes evacuated MacDill aircraft
McConnell will welcome 11 KC-135 Stratotankers assigned to MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 7-8 after they evacuated due to the threat posed by Hurricane Irma.Irma, which is currently a Category 5 hurricane, threatens a large part of the United States’ east coast. MacDill is evacuating aircraft as a precaution to ensure no harm comes to
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2017
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