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  • Fitness changes

    Changes to the Air Force fitness screening questionnaire were made recently, which now include a Sickle cell trait screening. The new FSQ became available on July 19, 2019, and is required for all fitness assessments after Aug. 1, 2019.
  • RAWS maintenance

    On approach, pilots rely heavily on communication equipment to navigate safely to the runway. The Radar, Airfield and Weather Systems shop is a vital component in maintaining and servicing all the communication equipment used for aerial operations.
  • AMC Leadership visits, awards McConnell

    This week, Gen. Maryanne Miller, Air Mobility Command commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Terrence Greene, AMC command chief, visited the refueling installation to meet the Airmen of team McConnell, and also to present the 349 th Air Refueling Squadron with the 2018 Gen. Spaatz Trophy and the 2018 SMSgt Albert Evans Outstanding Air Refueling Section Award.
  • 22nd MXS performs gear swing on KC-46

    Master Sgt. Noah Briggs, 22nd Maintenance Squadron jack supervisor, sets headphone frequencies in preparation of lifting a KC-46A Pegasus Aug. 8, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. This position requires the lead to communicate directions to the jack team while ensuring their safety. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)
  • 350th ARS deploys to the Deid

    The heat seems to affect everything. Water from the tap is never colder than lukewarm and aircrews bring frozen water bottles on missions so that by the time it melts, they can have a cool drink.

    1st Lt Dustin Bordelon is authorized to make disposition of the personal effects of A1C Chancelor J. Williams, deceased, 22 MXS, as stated in AFI 34-501, Personal Property Disposition Instructions. Any person having claims for or against A1C Williams should contact Lt Bordelon at 759-6471 or at dustin.bordelon.2@us.af.mil. (22 MXS/MXMT/759-6471)

    2Lt Calvin Ullman is authorized to make disposition of the personal effects of SSgt Alex J Lafortuneluna, deceased, 22 AMXS, as stated in AFI 34-244, Disposition of Personal Property and Effects. Any Person having claims for or against SSgt LaFortuneluna should contact 2Lt Ullman at 759-1060. (22 AMXS/MXAS/759-1060)
  • MDUSA09 has landed

    Col. Bruce Heseltine, 931st Air Refueling Wing commander (left), Chief Master Sgt. Melissa Royster 22nd Air Refueling Wing command chief, and Col. Richard Tanner, 22nd ARW commander, salutes as the 9th KC-46A Pegasus arrives at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. August 9, 2019. This was the 9th KC-46 to arrive at McConnell AFB since the first arrival
  • McConnell Pride Day

    Airman 1st Class Kassandra Lizama and Senior Airman Daryl Peterson, 22nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technicians, pick up trash around the Dole Center for McConnell Pride Day August 9, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Airmen from each group were responsible for picking-up trash and debris surrounding their
  • Vehicle Maintenance

    Staff Sgt. Alexander Lipatan, 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron special purpose vehicle technician, disconnects a hose from a 10K all-terrain forklift radiator Aug. 6, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Lipatan is traditionally certified to work with fuel and fire trucks, but is capable of performing maintenance on other special purpose