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  • Contrails signs off with final printed issue

    The base paper spans fifty-six years of history, stories, photographs and memories. Every week McConnell's mission has been documented in the base newspaper since July 27,1951; more than half a century. That era is coming to an end this week. This is the last issue of the McConnell base newspaper in

  • Some Telephone Tax Refund Requests May Be Too High

    The Internal Revenue Service said today that early filings show some individual taxpayers have requested large and apparently improper amounts for the special telephone tax refund. The IRS is investigating potential abuses in this area and will take prompt action against taxpayers who claim improper

  • 22nd OG keeps McConnell’s air operations flying

    The 22nd Operations Group, which supervises operations in support of strategic force projection and mobility, special operations, tactical air operations and humanitarian assistance efforts worldwide through its fleet of KC-135 Stratotankers, is a dynamic and diverse organization that sets it apart

  • Military Channel wants to tell your story

    The Military Channel is asking servicemembers across the armed forces to submit videotaped stories about their service in the global war on terrorism for broadcast on television, company officials said. "We want to give a voice to the troops to allow them to tell their stories," Jill Bondurant,

  • E-File and Avoid Tax Return Errors

    Mistakes. Everyone makes them, but even a simple mistake on a federal tax return, can cause problems which might delay processing your return and mean you receive a notice from the IRS. Last year, the most common mistakes made on all federal tax returns had to do with Social Security Numbers (or

  • Commissaries add dietitian to outreach program

    Customers have always been able to find healthy food at healthy savings in their commissary. They can also find healthy advice, now that the Defense Commissary Agency has a registered dietitian on staff. "We made a commitment to be the nutritional leader for the military," said Patrick Nixon, DeCA

  • When do you turn to IG for help? Solving IG mystery

    While most people have a general idea about what the inspector general's office is all about, there are also many misconceptions that exist about the program. Take a few seconds and check your knowledge. Mark true or false for the following: Questions 1) Military members are required to inform their