HomeNews

News Search

  • Travis AFB Civic Leader Tour

    Civic leaders from communities surrounding McConnell Air Force Base traveled to Travis Air Force Base, Cali., where Col. Corey Simmons, 60th Air Mobility Wing commander, hosted the Civic Leader Tour from Sep. 13 to 15.
  • POW/MIA Wreath Ceremony

    Col. Nate Vogel, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melissa Royster, 22nd ARW command chief, lay a Prisoner of War/Missing in Action wreath during the POW/MIA wreath laying ceremony Sept. 16, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. McConnell AFB hosts the ceremony to honor the United States’ Prisoners of War and those who
  • CMSAF #18 (ret.) Wright visits McConnell

    Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force #18 (ret.) Kaleth O. Wright discusses leadership with Airmen from McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas Airman Leadership School Sep. 10, 2021. Wright left the class with a challenge for each of these new supervisors to find their troop's story. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Willis)
  • A walk in remembrance

    Airmen march along the McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas memorial walk during the Prisoner of War/ Missing in Action remembrance walk Sept. 14, 2021. POW/MIA remembrance week honors those who are or have been prisoners of war or declared missing in action across all bases across the globe, through events such as a vigil walk and wreath-laying
  • Kansas Medal of Honor POW returns home

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kansas -- A Kansas Medal of Honor POW completes his 70-year journey home Sept. 29, with a funeral mass in Park City and burial in Wichita.
  • Welcome home

    Three KC-135 Stratotankers assigned to the 350th Air Refueling Squadron land at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, Sep. 5, 2021. Four aircraft in total returned from deployment in support of Operation Allies Refuge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Willis)
  • McConnell's Tail

    A KC-135 Stratotanker static display tail was revealed Aug. 31, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. McConnell celebrated the legacy of the KC-135 along with the 65th anniversary of the Stratotanker’s maiden flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Marc A. Garcia)
  • Consolidated tool kit moves towards higher efficiency

    McConnell’s 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron’s consolidated tool kit has completed its final transition into its newly redesigned building. The move was the final step after eight months of construction to improve squadron organization and increase overall efficiency.
  • 18th Air Force Command Chief visits McConnell

    Chief Master Sgt. Chad Bickley, 18th Air Force command chief, visited McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, Aug. 25-27, 2021. While touring various organizations, Bickley experienced McConnell Airmen’s direct impact on Air Mobility Command's global mobility mission
  • 22nd MXS Airman puts service before self both on and off duty

    While the official duty day may end, as an Airman, the call to help others in need has no rest. This rang particularly true when Senior Airman Joshua Wilson, 22nd Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, heroically helped protect the lives of two individuals during the Fall of 2020.
RSS