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  • Welcome Home Pegasus 13, 14 and 15

    Maj. Gen. Ricky N. Rupp, Air Force District of Washington commander, departs the 13th KC-46A Pegasus delivered Oct. 11, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The KC-46 has been serving alongside the KC-135 Stratotanker since the first arrival on January 25, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Marc A. Garcia)
  • Fire Muster 2019

    Staff Sgt. Caleb Hibbeler, 22nd Wing Staff Agencies commander support staff NCO in charge, climbs a ladder during the Fire Muster competition Oct. 10, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The morale event is held annually by McConnell’s Fire Department as part of fire prevention week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Nilsa E. Garcia)
  • Knucklebuster Award Ceremony

    The Knucklebuster insignia stands in front of the stage at the Knucklebuster’s Award Ceremony Oct. 5, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The banquet is held annually to recognize maintainers who have significantly impacted their squadron’s mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Kaitlyn Danner)
  • First Female Firefighter in 20 Years

    Airman 1st Class Taylor N. Thompson, 22nd Civil Engineering Squadron fire protection apprentice, is currently serving as the first female firefighter to be assigned to McConnell Air Force Base in over 20 years.
  • Proclamation Signing

    Lt. Col. Jacob Leck, 22nd Civil Engineering Squadron commander, signs the 2019 Fire Prevention Week Proclamation Oct. 4, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. During fire prevention week, McConnell AFB Fire Department hosts various activities in order to raise fire safety awareness for Airmen and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman
  • Working with Wichita

    Being in the military is more than putting on the uniform every day. It is about building partnerships, helping others and continually working on professional growth outside of the line of duty. Airmen not only represent themselves, but also the entire military community.
  • McConnell Family Mobility Line

    Destiny Jamieson age 4, smiles after her face is painted during the family mobility line event Sept. 28, 2019 at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. After receiving a pre-deployment briefing covering topics such as deployment safety, required immunizations and other available resources, each child was issued a mobility bag, camouflage hat and their own
  • Derby 150th anniversary nose art dedication

    Members of Team McConnell showed their support with a nose art unveiling Oct. 2, 2019, for the city of Derby’s 150th anniversary.
  • Stop… and talk

    Suicide. It’s a tough subject for most people, but Team McConnell is committed to addressing rates of suicide in the Air Force. McConnell is employing an Air Force initiative called the Resilience Tactical Pause Sept. 27, 2019.
  • Maintenance Marshal

    Airman 1st Class Cutter Bedford, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief journeyman, marshals a KC-135 Stratotanker Sept. 25, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Bedford decided to join the Air Force three years ago and was just recently stationed at McConnell. McConnell’s missions is to provide aerial refueling capabilities around the
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