• Naturalization through Military service

    McConnell’s own Airman Lissbeth Cardenas Idrovo, 22nd Contracting Squadron contracting specialist, became a U.S. citizen on Jan. 20, 2023, during the first Kansas naturalization ceremony of the year.

  • Five-Year Review Initiation Notice, Titan II Missile Site SS012

    The United States Air Force Civil Engineer Center, in coordination with the McConnell Air Force Base Defense Environmental Restoration Program and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, has begun the first Five-year Review for McConnell AFB Titan Sites, Titan II Missile Site SS012 (MS12).

  • KC-46 performs first operational long-endurance flight

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.—Two KC-46A Pegasus air refueling aircraft took off on a long endurance flight as part of a Bomber Task Force mission, Dec. 17-18, in the Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility in support of long-range precision strike training.

  • Wichita’s Flying Brothers: where McConnell got its name

    Wichita was designated as an American World War II Heritage City by the World War II Heritage Cities Network Dec. 6, 2022.A few of the standout figures in Wichita's military history are the McConnell brothers, who McConnell AFB was named after.

  • McConnell conducts MITO exercises

    Three KC-46A Pegasuses conducts Minimum Interval Takeoff (MITO) exercises Dec. 13, 2022, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The MITO serves as a training tool to prepare aircrews for a variety of missions at home or during contingency operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Zachary

  • RV lot open for service

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- The 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron’s newly completed recreational vehicle lot on the southeastern side of the base opens today. The RV lot is available to McConnell’s military members, veterans and Department of Defense civilian employees.

  • McConnell Flu POD

    Medical personnel from the 22nd Medical Group, facilitate check-ins and administer the influenza vaccine for patients during a Flu Shot Point of Dispensing (POD) Oct. 18 2022, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The POD is an organized way of quickly and efficiently distributing a vaccine to a