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  • Unseen scars: Beyond the Blue

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – The damage abuse causes won’t always embed within bruises, bumps and broken bones— it can take the form of emotional scars, invisible to the surface.
  • Tooth be told

    Airman 1st Class Marissa Kruse, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, receives a teeth cleaning Mar. 1, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The dental clinic provides a number of services for military members and their dependents including: cleanings, fillings, root canals, retainers, night guards and tooth extractions. (U.S. Air
  • Black History Month: The past shaping the future

    Every February, the Department of Defense takes time to celebrate the history and contributions that African Americans have made to the Air Force and the United States.
  • 350th ARS wins Gen. Spaatz Trophy

    The 350th Air Refueling Squadron “Red Falcons” were awarded the Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Trophy, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, Feb. 5, 2020, naming them the best air refueling squadron in the entire Air Force.
  • From Kansas to the Stars

    For the first time in three generations, the United States is witnessing the creation of a new military branch¬-the U.S. Space Force. The two latest members of this specialized force are making history for Team McConnell and the entire state of Kansas.
  • HPCON Bravo+

    McConnell has changed to Health Protection Condition Bravo+, effective immediately.
  • McConnell 2020 Annual Awards

    Col. Richard Tanner, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melissa Royster, 22nd ARW command chief, celebrate the winners of the 22nd ARW 2020 annual awards.
  • Fire and ice

    Master Sgt. James Betts, Civil Engineer Squadron fire prevention assistant chief, adds wood infected with bark beetles to a controlled burn Feb. 8, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. To ensure the wood was burned in a safe and timely manner the wood was skillfully stacked allowing the fire to burn hotter and faster. (U.S. Air Force Photo by
  • Military working dogs

    Jjago, 22nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog, awaits a command to conduct controlled-aggression training Feb. 9, 2021, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. MWDs provide security to Airmen stationed at McConnell, as well as deployed Airmen across the world, and are trained daily to ensure they are ready to complete any mission. (U.S. Air
  • Team McConnell continues to administer the COVID-19 vaccine

    Airman 1st Class Rhiannon Ero, 22nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron medical technician, prepares her station for the next patient to receive the COVID-19 vaccine Feb. 9, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The COVID-19 vaccine is currently being distributed to members across Team McConnell in alignment with the Department of Defense’s
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