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  • Search and recovery training exercised at McConnell

    Senior Airman Tierra Brown, 22nd Force Support Squadron storeroom manager, tags the location of simulated remains during an exercise April 22, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. When an object is found, the team will pause to allow proper handling and tagging, ensuring the item is recovered before departing the scene. (U.S. Air Force photo
  • 22nd MDG to launch new electronic healthcare record system

    McConnell will be joining several other Department of Defense installations by transitioning to Military Health System Genesis, a new electronic health record that will provide enhanced, secure technology to manage health information, beginning April 24.
  • Continuing the conversation

    Joseph Shepard, Newman University multicultural engagement director, discusses why diversity and inclusion is essential in the Air Force April 20, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. In 2020, McConnell began the initiative Team McConnell Stands Together, to help bring awareness to racism and exclusion. This program continues to bring hard
  • Breaking the cycle: Beyond the Blue

    The impact of physical, sexual and emotional abuse lasts longer than an abuser’s cold touch on the victim.
  • Child resiliency in the military

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- Many children raised in the military community understand what it means to have their parents leave for deployment or what it feels like to leave friends and family every few years. Despite the challenges, these military children learn to grow wherever they are planted.
  • Medics to help with U.S. COVID relief

    Approximately 25 tanker medics from McConnell’s 22nd Medical Group help make life-saving vaccines readily available to the American people.
  • Strap on your helmets, it's time to fly

    Senior Airman Sydney Newcomb, 22nd Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment technician, tacks a mask component to an HBU55P helmet April, 5, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Tacking the component ensures the mask seals completely to the aircrew’s faces while in flight. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Zachary Willis)
  • Women’s History Month

    The first female recruit, Esther Blake, joined the United States Air Force, July 8, 1948, leading the way for countless women in the future.
  • JB MDL KC-46 Familiarization

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – Leadership assigned to the 87th Air Base Wing, 305th Air Mobility Wing, and 514th AMW, visited McConnell on March 22-25, 2021, from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., to familiarize themselves with KC-46 procedures and capabilities in preparation for scheduled deliveries in 2021.
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