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  • STEM camp

    McConnell just finished hosting a free STEM camp for young boys and girls on and around the base, from July 15-19, 2019 at the XPX Innovation Lab.
  • 349th ARS secures Air Force level award

    The 349th Air Refueling Squadron was recently recognized as the 2018 SMSgt Albert Evans Outstanding Air Refueling Section Award winners.
  • #8 K-46A Pegasus Arrival

    A KC-46A Pegasus lands at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., July 19, 2019. The aircraft is the eighth addition to McConnell's Pegasus fleet. The installation will be receiving 36 total, next generation aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Myrick)
  • The next Phoenix Raven

    It’s freshman year of college for Airman 1st Class Desman Martin, 22nd Security Forces Squadron patrolman, at the University of South Carolina. The track scholarship he earned drove him during classes and especially his training. A few years later he would find himself in a completely different environment with a much different lifestyle.
  • 22nd MSG Change of Command

    Col. Mark Barron, 22nd Air Refueling Wing vice commander, passes the 22nd Mission Support Group guidon to Col. Robert Kelly, the incoming 22nd MSG commander, during a change of command ceremony July 18, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Kelly officially accepted responsibility as the new 22nd MSG commander after receiving the 22nd MSG guidon.
  • Rub-a-dub-dub, a KC-46 gets a scrub

    After being on station for 180 days, a KC-46A Pegasus received its first wash July 13, 2019, as part of a corrosion control and prevention program.
  • 22nd Civil Engineering Squadron Change of Command

    Lt. Col. Daniel Craig, the outgoing 22nd Civil Engineering Squadron commander, passes Col. Anthony Gamboa, 22nd Mission Support Group commander, the 22nd CES guidon during a change of command ceremony July 16, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Craig served as the 22nd CES commander for two years before relinquishing command. (U.S. Air Force
  • The sky is no limit for the Oath of Enlistment

    “One of my biggest fears was raising my children away from my family,” said Master Sgt. Edward Soto, 344th Air Refueling Squadron operations superintendent, after recently deciding to reenlist for the fourth time in his Air Force career.
  • Red, White and Boom

    The laughs of children fill the ears of spectators, the aroma of food from various food trucks consumes the air and tension builds as the crowd awaits not only the fireworks, but also the performance of the McConnell Air Force Base Honor Guard.
  • Recovery Team One

    Hands are calloused from endless hours digging, exhausted from the heat and what feels like an endless day, but the determination to find just one keeps you going.