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  • POL conducts daily preventative maintenance

    Airman 1st Class Dillion Latona, 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operator, checks the engine of an R-11 Mobile Fuel Vehicle during daily preventative maintenance Feb. 9, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The R-11 holds 6,000 gallons of fuel and can deliver up to 600 gallons of gas per minute to McConnell’s refueling
  • Weather Warning

    (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)
  • McConnell showcases capabilities to AMC leaders

    Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, Air Mobility Command commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, AMC command chief, visited McConnell Air Force Base, Feb. 2-6, 2021.
  • A frosty day

    Heavy equipment vehicle operator Airmen use an Oshkosh Snow Broom, a snow removal vehicle, from the 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron to clear snow from a runway Feb. 8, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. These Airmen stay prepared to work around the clock in the event of a winter storm to clear snow from the runway and ensure mission readiness.
  • KC-46 Pegasus tow

    22nd Maintenance Squadron Airmen use an MB-2 aircraft tow tractor to push a KC-46A Pegasus out of a hanger Feb. 8, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Maintenance Airmen completed aircraft repairs and towed the aircraft back to the flightline in preparation for future refueling missions. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st class Zachary
  • Breaking Barriers: First KC-46 all-female flight

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, KAN.— A flight crew from McConnell Air Force Base tied back their hair, laced up their boots and made history as the first all-female flight on the KC-46A Pegasus Jan. 22, 2021.
  • Virtual 4th Quarterly 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 4th quarter awards.
  • COMSEC: What is your need to know?

    Imagine the pressure of restricting and maintaining pivotal information that could majorly impact an entire institution’s mission.
  • Boom maintenance

    Senior Airman Brenden Pauly, 931st Maintenance Squadron crew chief,¬ and Senior Airman Cuong Nguyen, 931st MXS crew chief, conduct a boom telescoping tube chain and cable inspection Jan. 21, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The inspection ensures that the boom will lower and retract during air refueling missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • Post-flight maintenance

    Senior Airman Alec Gobel, Senior Airman Timothy Reed and Senior Airman Buddy Brown, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chiefs, begin post-flight maintenance Jan. 25, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The crew chief’s extensive list of responsibilities include pre, post and thru-flight checks with various inspections that allows them
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