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  • McConnell Honor Guard teams up with local law enforcement

    Airman 1st Class Brandon Duncan, 22nd Force Support Squadron honor guardsman, assists Sgt. Benjamin Romero, Sedgwick County honor guardsman, and Detective Jeremy Noel, Sedgwick County honor guard commander, during their visit to McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, June 30, 2021. Eight members of both

  • Serving with pride

    Airmen are charged with the duty of upholding the Air Force core values in all that they do. With the integrity they are expected to embody, comes living a life that is true to who they are—despite their sexual orientation.

  • Fireworks, flames and safety

    The Fourth of July is celebrated annually through traditions such as barbeques, parties and fireworks, however, it is also a prime time for unnecessary injuries.

  • The closing of command

    Col. Richard Tanner, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander, bids farewell to members from McConnell Air Force Base after completing a fini-flight June 22, 2021, at McConnell AFB, Kansas. With his change of command ceremony scheduled for June 28, Tanner’s family and friends celebrated his last flight as

  • 22ARW to gain new commander

    Col. George N. Vogel, 22nd Air Refueling Wing, is scheduled to take command of the 22nd ARW from Col. Richard Tanner, 22nd ARW, during a change of command ceremony June 28.

  • 22nd MSG change of command

    Col. Heath Frye, 22nd Mission Support Group commander, gains command during a change of command ceremony June 17, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The passing of the guideon is a time-honored tradition that symbolizes a transfer of authority. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan

  • Training to protect all Airmen

    Leo Balasi, 22nd Security Forces Squadron police officer, performs training drills on a multiple interactive learning objective training simulator June 16, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The MILO is a simulator that allows security forces members to practice and train on use of force in

  • Effective in any environment

    Major Jordan Kemp, 18th Air Refueling Squadron, applies camouflage during Combat Survival Training June 10, 2021, in Derby, Kansas. Airmen from McConnell Air Force Base participated in Survival, Evasion, Resistance, and Escape training to ensure they retain skills necessary for conflict, survival,