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  • Behind the scenes of McConnell’s Laboratory

    Charlie Wilson, 22nd Medical Support Squadron lab technician, uses a microscope at a hemotology section July 8, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Wilson examined a blood sample for abnormal lymphocytes. Information received from examinations can enhance Airmen’s health. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)
  • Derby Fourth of July Parade

    Members of Team McConnell ride McConnell’s KC-135 Stratotanker-inspired float July 4, 2019, in Derby, Kan. Derby celebrated its 150th anniversary of being an established city during it’s Fourth of July Parade. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Myrick)
  • KC-46 RVS research to continue at McConnell

    A team from the Air Force Research Laboratory’s 711th Human Performance Wing, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is scheduled to conduct tests for the KC-46A Pegasus Remote Visual System later this month.
  • McConnell receives seventh KC-46

    A KC-46A Pegasus prepares to land on the flightline June 28, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The new platform will be able to provide refueling capabilities to fixed-wing receiver capable aircraft through the use of a remote visual system, boom and drogue. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Skyler Combs)
  • 22nd AMXS Change of Command

    Members of team McConnell attend the 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Change of Command June 27, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The change of command ceremony is a time-honored tradition that symbolizes the transfer of authority between leadership. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)
  • KC-46 fuel tank removal: an Air Force first

    For the first time in history, eight McConnell Airmen removed a fuel tank from a KC-46 Pegasus to perform repairs.
  • Tornado siren testing scheduled

    The base is scheduled to test tornado sirens today at noon.
  • 22nd Air Refueling Wing Change of Command

    Members of team McConnell attend the 22nd Air Refueling Wing Change of Command June 21, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The change of command ceremony is a time-honored tradition that symbolizes a transfer of authority. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)
  • Incoming 22nd ARW commander immersion

    Col. Richard Tanner, the incoming 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander, views the inside of the KC-46A Pegasus three-bay hanger June 19, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The hangar was part of a $267 million construction project to prepare the installation for the arrival of the KC-46. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)
  • KC-46A Pegasus debuts at International Paris Air Show

    The U.S. Air Force’s newest weapons system made its international trade show debut June 17, when the KC-46 Pegasus arrived at the International Paris Air Show in Le Bourget, France.
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