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  • Into innovation: McConnell’s money momentum

    McConnell received $450,000 of these funds, meaning each squadron will have around $10,000 to fuel innovation and modernize the force at the unit level. The funds will allow Airmen to be true Air Force intrapreneurs and cue improvements that save money, develop leaders and modernize the force, giving time back to Airmen in return.
  • Japan AF acquaints with KC-46

    Representatives from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force met with members from the 22nd Maintenance Group July 11.The JASDF airmen visited McConnell in order to see the commonalities between the KC-46 Pegasus and KC-767 J. The KC-767 is Japan’s current refueling airframe.“Originally at the time of the programmed meeting in Japan, we were informed that
  • McConnell to host DFAC grand opening

    McConnell’s dining facility is scheduled to celebrate its grand opening at 11 a.m. July 19, 2018 at the Chisholm Trail Dining Facility.
  • McConnell AFB to host 2nd Storytellers event

    “[Cameron] said, ‘love you too daddy’,” said Airman 1st Class Christian Sikorski, 22nd Communications Squadron network operations journeyman. “That bothered me a lot and really hit me because I was seen as his father when I was his older brother.”
  • 22nd MDG partners with local medics

    With the upcoming 2018 Frontiers in Flight Open House and Airshow scheduled for September 8, and the expectation to keep the large amount of visitors safe while they are having fun, the 22nd Medical Group and their local civilian medic counterparts are forming partnerships.
  • 4th Of July fireworks safety

    Every year, Americans celebrate Independence Day with cookouts, spending time with family and friends and watching their favorite fireworks displays.  While done safely, those displays lead to ‘oohs and ahs’ from the audience, but when something goes wrong, injuries can occur that lead to burns, loss of limb, or even loss of eyesight.  One such
  • 349th wins Gen. Spaatz Trophy

    The 349th Air Refueling Squadron "Bandits" earned the 2017 Gen. Carl A. Spaatz Trophy for being the best air refueling squadron in the Air Force.
  • KC-46 Training Summit helps set timeline for AF

    McConnell AFB hosted its fifth KC-46 Pegasus Maintenance Training Summit to define training timelines and expected progression based on aircraft delivery.The summit outlined when to train maintainers, crews and the entire KC-46 community. It also addressed how the Air Force is going to cross-train current KC-135 Stratotanker maintainers to the new
  • SJAFB enables exercise to SOAR across the North Carolina Skies

    Seymour Johnson AFB is currently hosting KC-135R Stratotankers from McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, as they participate in a joint service multilateral exercise June 9-24, 2018.
  • Public comment: McConnell facility improvements

    McConnell AFB invites the public to comment on a facility improvement project June 17 through July 16.