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  • McConnell’s Corvias goes platinum

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- Corvias Military Living at McConnell Air Force Base was awarded the 2020 National Resident Satisfaction Platinum Award for excellent military housing for its residents in February, 2021.
  • McConnell physical fitness testing resumes

    After multiple delays due to the pandemic, July 1, 2021 marked the return of physical fitness assessments to McConnell Air Force Base, Kan.
  • Mental Maintenance

    Airman 1st Class Chasity Frazier, 22nd Medical Operations Squadron mental health technician, greets an Airman over the phone June 11, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Technicians work alongside psychiatrists and psychologists, and are responsible for ensuring every Airman is mentally fit by helping evaluate and provide mental healthcare.
  • McConnell’s new static display

    Staff Sgt. Joshua Metz, 931st Maintenance Squadron repair and reclamation craftsman, fastens a bracket to a KC-135 Stratotanker static display tail fin July 8, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The bracket allows an 18-ton crane to pick up the tail fin and move it into position so the rudder can be connected. (U.S Air Force photo Zachary
  • Tropical Storm Elsa brings aircraft evacuation from MacDill

    Tropical Storm Elsa gave McConnell extra guests on Independence Day, when MacDill Air Force Base evacuated KC-135s here.
  • Derby Independence Day Parade

    Senior Airman Brandon Holland, 22nd Security Forces Squadron patrolman, high fives a parade attendee during Derby’s Independence Day parade July 3, 2021, in Derby, Kansas. McConnell Air Force Base had military members from the 184th Wing, 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron and 22nd SFS, participate in the annual parade for the city of Derby. (U.S. Air
  • McConnell Honor Guard teams up with local law enforcement

    Airman 1st Class Brandon Duncan, 22nd Force Support Squadron honor guardsman, assists Sgt. Benjamin Romero, Sedgwick County honor guardsman, and Detective Jeremy Noel, Sedgwick County honor guard commander, during their visit to McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, June 30, 2021. Eight members of both the Wichita City Police and Sedgwick County Honor
  • Serving with pride

    Airmen are charged with the duty of upholding the Air Force core values in all that they do. With the integrity they are expected to embody, comes living a life that is true to who they are—despite their sexual orientation.
  • Fireworks, flames and safety

    The Fourth of July is celebrated annually through traditions such as barbeques, parties and fireworks, however, it is also a prime time for unnecessary injuries.
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