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  • Wichita Thunder Military Appreciation Night

    Col. Rich Tanner, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander, and Warren Martin, Kansas Strong executive director, drop a ceremonial puck before the beginning of a hockey game between the Wichita Thunder and the Tulsa Oilers at INTRUST Bank Arena Dec. 7, 2019, in Wichita, Kan. The Wichita Thunder honored the 22nd ARW by wearing a specially designed jersey
  • McConnell welcomes its newest Honorary Commanders

    McConnell’s everyday mission is not just reliant on Airman, but the support of the community. One of the ways the community provides support to the base is through the Honorary Commander program.
  • McConnell launches base-wide bone marrow drive

    Team McConnell will launch a base-wide bone marrow registry drive to participate in the Department of Defense Marrow Donor Recruitment and Research program, which will run from Dec. 2-8.
  • Chief Master Sgt. Release

    Chiefs from McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., pose with the newest Chief Master Sgt. selects Nov. 26, 2019. There were four Senior Master Sergeants chosen to promote to the rank of Chief, two of the selects were deployed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Bosarge)
  • Thanksgiving Safety Tips

    (U.S Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Alexi Bosarge)
  • Teaching self-defense on McConnell

    Kaycee Belka, 344th Air Refueling Squadron key spouse, grabs Capt. Jacob Belka, 344th ARS pilot, during a self-defense class Nov. 23, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The 22nd Force Support Squadron plans on continuing classes once a month to help Team McConnell boost self-confidence and improve situational awareness. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • McConnell receives three more KC-46s

    McConnell’s 17th KC-46 Pegasus parks upon delivery Nov. 22, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. McConnell will have a fleet of 36 KC-46s to lead the future of aerial refueling. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Marc Garcia)
  • The Fly-In

    McConnell hosted an Air Education and Training Command Fly-In that allowed students in Undergraduate Pilot Training to further their understanding of the KC-135 Stratotanker and KC-46 Pegasus missions in Air Mobility Command Nov.15, 2019, on the flightline.
  • First Air Force-wide KC-46 fire protection training

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. --McConnell Air Force Base’s fire department held the first ever Air Force-wide fire protection training on the KC-46 Pegasus from Nov. 12 to 14, 2019.
  • Changing for Airmen of the Future

    Airman Leadership School has been around for decades and is designed to provide Airmen with the tools and knowledge to effectively lead, supervise and motivate their subordinates.