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  • A dream to commission comes to fruition

    Zachary was handpicked by her to commission as part of the Senior Leader Enlisted Commissioning Program-A, which enables senior leaders to directly select enlisted members who are talented and exhibit exceptional performance to commission as an Air Force officer. The program will also allow him to complete his degree while on active duty status and commission as a 2nd Lieutenant after graduating Officer Training School.
  • Thanksgiving Safety Tips

    (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)
  • Geospatial Airmen support refueling mission

    Geospatial Airmen assigned to the 22nd Civil Engineering Squadron ensure McConnell’s operational readiness by continuously gathering geographic information.
  • Virtual 3rd 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 3rd quarter awards.
  • McConnell Airman wins national award

    Maj. Crystal Brown, 22nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron bioenvironmental engineering flight commander and certified industrial hygienist, received a national award on Nov. 5, on behalf of a volunteer organization that she co-founded; the Women in Industrial Hygiene.
  • McConnell upgrades to HPCON Charlie, mask wear mandatory on base

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – McConnell has upgraded to Health Protection Condition Charlie, effective Nov. 4, 2020. The safety of our Airmen, families, employees, and the community is our top priority. As such, Team McConnell is reminded:
  • 350th ARS refuels the fight

    Lt. Col. Jacob Parker, 350th Air Refueling Squadron commander, boards a KC-135 Stratotanker after performing an external preflight inspection Oct. 15, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The preflight inspection is a visual check to verify the integrity of the aircraft and ensure all aircraft pins and covers are removed. (U.S. Air Force
  • Breaking the Ice

    Airmen from the 22nd Maintenance Squadron de-ice the wings of a KC-46A Pegasus using Global GL1800 de-ice trucks Oct. 28, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The de-icing process demands coordination between aircrews, marshallers and de-ice truck operators to ensure the safety of Airmen and the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior
  • Know the signs: Domestic Violence Awareness

    October is National Domestic Violence Awareness month. Do you know the signs of an abusive relationship? If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, the following resources can help.McConnell AFB Family Advocacy Program (Local):316-759-5768National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFEMilitary One Source: 1-800-342-9647