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  • New Defense Travel System coming soon

    The 22nd Air Refueling Wing will soon join other Air Force organizations that are already using the new Defense Travel System. First envisioned in the mid-1990s, DTS was first fielded in 2001 at 27 pilot sites and is now supporting hundreds of thousands of Department of Defense military and civilian

  • Fischer assumes command of Mission Support Squadron

    Maj. William Fischer assumed command of the 22nd Mission Support Squadron during a 9 a.m. change-of-command ceremony July 5 in the Robert J. Dole Community Center Ballroom here.The ceremony was presided over by Col. Richard Wesche, 22nd Mission Support Group commander, and formally turned

  • 22nd Medical Support Squadron changes commanders

    Lt. Col. Scott Hilmes took command of the 22nd Medical Support Squadron Monday during an assumption-of-command ceremony at 3:00 p.m. in the Robert J. Dole Community Center ballroom here.The ceremony was presided over by Col. Kerry Dexter, 22nd Medical Group commander, and formally turned

  • Communications Squadron welcomes new commander

    Maj. Roman Hund assumed command of the 22nd Communications Squadron during a July 6 change-of-command ceremony at 1:00 p.m. in the Robert J. Dole Community Center Ballroom here.The ceremony was presided over by Colonel Richard Wesche, 22nd Mission Support Group commander, and formally turned

  • Friendship stands strong when duty calls

    Two families here will share a life-changing event in August. Robin Lawley, McConnell Base Exchange barber shop manager, will receive a liver transplant in August. To her surprise, the donor is a longtime customer and friend, Charles Smith, 22nd Security Forces Squadron information and industrial

  • What can you do about identity theft?

    Identity theft is an increasingly common occurrence. Two studies concluded that there were 7 million victims between June 2002 and 2003. The Federal Trade Commission number is closer to 10 million but also includes credit card takeover. According to the FTC, identity theft is the most common form of

  • African-American History Spotlight

    What is your hometown? -Richmond, Va.How long have you been in the Air Force? -Two years and nine monthsWhat or who influenced you to join the Air Force? -Justin, my youngest brother, was my inspiration for joining the Air Force. I looked into his eyes and realized that I loved him more then life

  • McConnell selected for dietary supplement survey Feb. 13-27

    McConnell is one of 26 Air Force installations chosen to participate in a survey regarding dietary supplement usage in the Air Force to be conducted Feb. 13-27. “The survey will help the Air Force keep track of what supplements people are taking, so the Air Force can educate Airmen on any dangers

  • AFRC educates new Air Force spouses

    Honey, my NCOIC told me I will be going TDY to the AOR ASAP, and if I don't go, I'll be AWOL. I'll have DSN access, but I don't know the ZULU time yet, we'll have a BX and an APO and I'll be wearing DCUs. The TMO can help you with the POV, and we'll get the kids registered at the CDC NLT March, but

  • 22nd ARW JA makes AMC clean sweep

    The 22nd Air Refueling Wing Legal Office held the Air Mobility Command Excellence in Discipline Award for all four quarters of 2005.The military justice section helps commanders maintain good order and discipline in support of the Air Force mission. No other base has been able to surpass McConnell’s