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  • 22nd Air Refueling Wing 2019 Annual Award Winners

    The 2019 annual award winners pose for a photo after the 22nd Air Refueling Wing’s Annual Awards Ceremony Feb. 21, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The ceremony was held to commemorate the men and women of the 22nd ARW for their accomplishments in 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Marc A. Garcia)
  • Department of the Air Force to consider military family support measures in future basing decisions

    The addition of these criteria aims to ensure locations under consideration have sufficient support for the unique needs of military families who relocate frequently.
  • Crew chiefs in the snow

    Airman Brandon Duncan, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, observes an hourly post-flight inspection of a KC-135 Stratotanker Feb. 12, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The aircraft’s wires, lubrication and fluids are investigated every 60 days for discrepancies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)
  • MILO - Where the threats are high or low

    Tim Dixon, 22nd Security Forces Squadron security forces training senior instructor, assembles a trainer 9 mm pistol for use in the multiple interactive learning objective training simulator Feb. 6, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The MILO is a multiple scenario simulator that allows security forces members to practice and train on the
  • Less Stress PT Test

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. — If you’ve ever found yourself stressed about your upcoming physical fitness assessment, you’re not alone. The Air Force is taking steps to give Airmen opportunities to take up to three mock tests before their official test without concern of the results — and McConnell is at the forefront of these
  • Into the dark

    A KC-135 Stratotankers sit on the flightline awaiting alert crews during an exercise Jan. 29, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The exercise allowed the 22nd Air Refueling Wing to test our reaction capabilities and ensures mission success in case of a real world event. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Bosarge)
  • Through McConnell’s eyes

    Staff Sgt. Aaron Prevost, 22nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron noncommissioned officer-in-charge optometry, performs a routine eye exam on Senior Airman Mitchel Delfosse, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electrical environmental system journeyman, Jan. 30, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Delfosse visited the 22nd Medical Group
  • Plowing away on the flighline

    Airmen from the 22nd Civil Engineering Squadron clear the flightline of snow and ice Jan. 22, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. In order to allow aircraft to taxi and takeoff the runway must be kept clear at all times. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Bosarge)
  • Refuel You

    Airmen from Team McConnell pose for a photo after attending Refuel You hosted by Chief Master Sgt. Melissa Royster, 22nd Air Refueling Wing command chief, Jan. 22, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Refuel You is held once a month and welcomes Airmen of all ranks from across McConnell. This program gives the Airmen an opportunity to discuss
  • EOD Brings the Boom

    It’s remarkable what a difference a year of technical training can make. After 169 days of intense physical training and mental exhaustion, the U.S. Air Force transforms everyday men and women into Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians.
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