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Default Air Force Logo Changes to TRICARE urgent care referral requirements
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.— TRICARE’s urgent care referral requirements recently changed. Non-active duty beneficiaries, including retirees and dependents, no longer need a referral or authorization for urgent care. However, in order to avoid claims issues during the transition, it’s recommended that all Prime patients continue to receive a
0 1/12
2018
A logo Wing stands up innovation cell, looks for volunteers
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.— The 22nd Air Refueling Wing Plans and Programs office is looking for innovative, dedicated Airmen to be members of its new innovation team, XPX.“[The wing commander] wanted a place for ideas to go to be realized,” said Maj. John Williams, 22nd ARW XP chief. “We’re looking for people who look at the world differently:
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2018
Default Air Force Logo Tanker Medics recognized for access to care
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – The Air Force Surgeon General recently presented the 22nd Medical Group with the Air Force Medical Service Superior Access to Care Award in Leesburg, Virginia at the annual Senior Leader Workshop. The 22d Medical Group was one of 12 medical treatment facilities that made significant access to care improvements over
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2018
(Courtesy photo) Tax Center searches for volunteers
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – The McConnell Tax Center is scheduled to assist Airmen, dependents, retirees and all eligible parties with filing their 2017 taxes for the ninth year in a row. Because the tax center provides services free of charge, the volunteers are a critical part of the program. The Tax Center is accepting volunteers through
0 1/09
2018
A B-29 Superfortress, known as ‘Doc,’ flies over McConnell Air Force Base Kan., July 17, 2016. This was the aircraft’s first flight after being used by the U.S. Navy for target training in the Mojave Desert for 42 years. (U.S Air Force photo/) What’s up, Doc: B-29 to make hometown appearance at 2018 Air Show
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.— In 2016, the B-29 Superfortress known as Doc took to the skies for the first time in 60 years from McConnell’s runway. This year, it will be showing off at the base in a different way.Doc is scheduled to be one of many attractions at the Frontiers in Flight Open House and Air Show Sept. 8-9. During the event, the
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2018
22 ARW 22 MDG Airman earns Faces of A/R recognition
For Airmen to earn a Faces of A/R recognition, they must be nominated by members of their leadership, who choose individuals based on their demonstration of the Air Force's Core Values: Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do.
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2018
McConnell Airman AF Joint Spouse Retention improves thanks to McConnell Airman
The day comes when that final project is due for class. The project is ready and prepped for presentation or thrown together within twenty-four hours. Either way it has to be ready without delay. Despite being an academic project, sometimes there are cases where it could be implemented in real life.
0 12/22
2017
22 ARW 22 MXS Airman earns Faces of A/R recognition
As a Faces of A/R recognition, members of leadership choose individuals who demonstrate the Air Force's Core Values: Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do.
0 12/22
2017
344th ARS aircrew dawns chemical gear 344th ARS aircrew dons chemical gear
Senior Airman Jordan Porter, 22nd Operations Support Squadron Aircrew Flight Equipment technician, helps Tech. Sgt. Jason Coffey, 344th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, prepare his chemical gear during training Dec. 18, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The AFE flight trained with a 344th ARS aircrew in order to increase their
0 12/19
2017
The Friends of McConnell and Davis-Moore gave a generous donation to Team McConnell to be shared with many. Seven base organizations will be distributing gift cards as part of Operation Random Acts of Kindness, including: Company Grade Officers Group, Chiefs Group, First Sergeants, Top Three, Route 5/6, Airmen’s Council and McConnell’s Spouses Club. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Christopher Thornbury) Operation Random Acts of Kindness
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – The Friends of McConnell and Davis-Moore gave a generous donation to Team McConnell to be shared with many.For the next couple of weeks, seven base organizations will be distributing gift cards as part of Operation Random Acts of Kindness, including: Company Grade Officers Group, Chiefs Group, First Sergeants, Top
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2017
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