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  • McConnell's KC-46 refuels Ellsworth’s B-1

    A KC-46A Pegasus, taxis to the runway May 17, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The KC-46 flew to a training area near Rapid City, S.D., where the crew worked jointly with a B-1B Lancer aircrew from the 37th Bomb Squadron, assigned to Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., to perform the first B-1 refueling for an operational B-1 unit and B-1
  • 931st ARW refuels the joint force during NE21

    Airmen with the 931st Air Refueling Wing (ARW) premiered the KC-46A Pegasus aircraft and its capabilities during Exercise Northern Edge 2021 (NE21) — a U.S. only joint-field training exercise held above the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex and in the Gulf of Alaska during May 3-14, 2021.
  • Without hesitation

    For one Team McConnell Airman, what began as a drive to the airport quickly transpired into a rush to help two civilians from a vehicle accident, March 28, 2021.
  • 18th Air Force Commander visits McConnell

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan -- Maj. Gen. Kenneth T. Bibb Jr., 18th Air Force commander, visited McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, May 12-14, 2021. During the visit, Bibb witnessed Team McConnell’s ability to deliver unmatched air refueling and mission support.
  • National Police Week Guard Mount Ceremony

    Airman 1st Class Christine Rogers, 22nd Force Support Squadron honor guardsman, folds a flag during a National Police Week Guard Mount ceremony May 14, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The Guard Mount ceremony was held to honor fallen law enforcement officers from McConnell and across the state of Kansas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior
  • The Red Falcons land home

    Members of the 350th Air Refueling Squadron were welcomed home by the open arms of family, friends and colleagues after a 4-month deployment to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, where they supported Operation Freedom Sentinel and Inherent Resolve.
  • 22nd CES Airmen repair runway

    Personnel assigned to the 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron repair a spall on the flightline May 3, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. A spall is a five-foot-wide hole that has the potential to negatively affect McConnell’s air refueling operations. Airmen assigned to repair the airfield enable the refueling mission by correcting flightline
  • Total Force medics help support FEMA in vaccine efforts

    As of April 29, approximately 1.5 million people worldwide have tested positive for COVID-19, making vaccination efforts more crucial than ever. A team of approx. 140 Airmen from 24 bases spread throughout the U.S. have come together in St. Paul, Minn., to help support the Federal Emergency Management Agency in the effort to vaccinate Americans from COVID-19.
  • McConnell’s VR suicide prevention training

    McConnell Air Force Base is one of several Air Mobility Command installations utilizing the Air Force’s newest virtual reality suicide prevention training.
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