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  • The glint of light on shattered glass

    A young man, who just graduated high school was on his way to his first duty station from his home in Florida when he made a stop in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Dec. 16, 2018. After a good night’s sleep, he packed up his things and walked out the door-only to find a broken pile of glass where he had parked his truck.
  • McConnell finalist for AF 2019 CINC Installation Excellence Award

    Out of 183 United States Air Force installations across the globe, McConnell’s Total Force team has claimed a spot as a finalist for the Air Force’s 2019 Commander-in-Chief’s Installation Excellence Award.
  • McConnell's Base Pride Day

    Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury, 22nd Air Refueling Wing community engagement NCO in charge, removes branches during McConnell’s Base Pride Day Jan. 15, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. During the base clean-up, Airmen took time to find broken branches and scattered trash. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alan Ricker)
  • SERE sergeant promoted for outstanding work

    Stripes to Exceptional Performers is an Air Force program that rewards Airmen who consistently perform above their peers with an on-the-spot promotion by the wing commander. Every base submits an Airman to their Major Command and one person is chosen to be immediately promoted.Tech. Sgt. Raymond CaballeroPerez, 22nd Operations Support Squadron
  • 22nd LRS commander promotion ceremony

    Maj. Mitchell Parker, 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, promotes to the rank of lieutenant colonel Jan. 4, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alan Ricker)
  • Flyover plan for the W

    We continued to communicate with the jet as they maintained their timing. Time goes on as the National Anthem is being sung, and in the distance you can see the plane starting to approach.
  • Fatal vehicle accident at McConnell AFB

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.— A fatal vehicle accident occurred at the closed 31st Street Secondary Access point Sunday evening at approximately 11:06 p.m. CST. The 22nd Security Forces Squadron and McConnell’s Fire Department responded to the vehicle fire where two individuals were pronounced dead at the scene. Team McConnell is working with
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Operation Santa

    Volunteer Airmen from McConnell AFB spent time with children from Big Brothers Big Sisters to spread some holiday cheer, build gingerbread houses and receive gifts Dec. 19, 2018, at McConnell AFB.The children were matched with different Airmen and shown static displays of KC-135 Stratotankers, explosive ordinace disposal units, aircrew flight
  • KC-135 Statotanker Touch and Goes

    A KC-135 Stratotanker approaches the runway at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan, Dec. 18, 2018. The KC-135 is a force multiplier by mfurthering long-range bombers reach and keeping fighters on target longer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury)