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  • The Red Falcons land home

    Members of the 350th Air Refueling Squadron were welcomed home by the open arms of family, friends and colleagues after a 4-month deployment to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, where they supported Operation Freedom Sentinel and Inherent Resolve.
  • 22nd CES Airmen repair runway

    Personnel assigned to the 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron repair a spall on the flightline May 3, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. A spall is a five-foot-wide hole that has the potential to negatively affect McConnell’s air refueling operations. Airmen assigned to repair the airfield enable the refueling mission by correcting flightline
  • Total Force medics help support FEMA in vaccine efforts

    As of April 29, approximately 1.5 million people worldwide have tested positive for COVID-19, making vaccination efforts more crucial than ever. A team of approx. 140 Airmen from 24 bases spread throughout the U.S. have come together in St. Paul, Minn., to help support the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the effort to vaccinate Americans from COVID-19.
  • McConnell’s VR suicide prevention training

    McConnell Air Force Base is one of several Air Mobility Command installations utilizing the Air Force’s newest virtual reality suicide prevention training.
  • Search and recovery training exercised at McConnell

    Senior Airman Tierra Brown, 22nd Force Support Squadron storeroom manager, tags the location of simulated remains during an exercise April 22, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. When an object is found, the team will pause to allow proper handling and tagging, ensuring the item is recovered before departing the scene. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • 22nd MDG to launch new electronic healthcare record system

    McConnell will be joining several other Department of Defense installations by transitioning to Military Health System Genesis, a new electronic health record that will provide enhanced, secure technology to manage health information, beginning April 24.
  • Continuing the conversation

    Joseph Shepard, Newman University multicultural engagement director, discusses why diversity and inclusion is essential in the Air Force April 20, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. In 2020, McConnell began the initiative Team McConnell Stands Together, to help bring awareness to racism and exclusion. This program continues to bring hard
  • Breaking the cycle: Beyond the Blue

    The impact of physical, sexual and emotional abuse lasts longer than an abuser’s cold touch on the victim.
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