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  • Airmen in a league of their own

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. –Five Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Airmen created a group to assist first-term Airmen who are at their first duty station, The League of Extraordinary Airmen.
  • McConnell expands vaccination efforts

    McConnell expands COVID-19 vaccination efforts to a larger group starting Friday.
  • Hydraulic Airmen maintain KC-46 boom

    Airmen assigned to the 22nd Maintenance Squadron maintain a KC-46A Pegasus boom March 13, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Hydraulics Airmen removed the interior telescoping tube to replace a boom surge boot, which acts as a shock absorber while attached to a receiver aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)
  • 2021 SMSgt Release

    (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)
  • Weather is always on watch

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kansas— The quick action of a weather flight can play a major factor in limiting the loss of life and damage to property. 1991, during the most severe storm season ever recorded in Kansas, the then 384th Operations Support Squadron weather flight showed extraordinary support and value when McConnell Air Force Base was directly struck by a tornado.
  • It’s tax time

    Dona Schulte, 22nd Wing Staff Agency tax center volunteer, helps an Airman with taxes March 11, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Tax center volunteers are required to take Internal Revenue Service certifications annually, ensuring they’re confident with filing taxes. To become a tax center volunteer, call the tax office at (316) 759-2487.
  • McConnell receives additional COVID vaccines

    COVID vaccination at McConnell have opened up to a larger group starting Friday.
  • Daylight Savings

    (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)
  • Bioenvironmental tests the water

    Airman 1st Class Ronald Smith, 22nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, performs water-quality tests March 3, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base Kansas. Bioenvironmental Airmen are responsible for minimizing environmental health hazards in the workplace and ensure safe working conditions. (U.S. Air Force
  • Ready to respond in LRS

    Senior Airman Terien Fort, 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance apprentice, performs an exterior hydraulic function test on a 25K-loader March 9, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The 25K-loader is a rapidly deployable, high-reach mechanized aircraft loader that can transport, lift and load up to 25,000 pounds of cargo