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  • Fatal vehicle accident at McConnell AFB

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.— A fatal vehicle accident occurred at the closed 31st Street Secondary Access point Sunday evening at approximately 11:06 p.m. CST. The 22nd Security Forces Squadron and McConnell’s Fire Department responded to the vehicle fire where two individuals were pronounced dead at the scene. Team McConnell is working with
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Operation Santa

    Volunteer Airmen from McConnell AFB spent time with children from Big Brothers Big Sisters to spread some holiday cheer, build gingerbread houses and receive gifts Dec. 19, 2018, at McConnell AFB.The children were matched with different Airmen and shown static displays of KC-135 Stratotankers, explosive ordinace disposal units, aircrew flight
  • KC-135 Statotanker Touch and Goes

    A KC-135 Stratotanker approaches the runway at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan, Dec. 18, 2018. The KC-135 is a force multiplier by mfurthering long-range bombers reach and keeping fighters on target longer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury)
  • Airmen visit Wesley Children’s Hospital

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.- Airmen from the 373rd Training Squadron, Det. 8 at McConnell AFB visited children Dec. 18, 2018, at Wesley Children’s Hospital to spread some holiday cheer.
  • McConnell welcomes new four-legged defender

    McConnell just recruited a brand new MWD named Sani, a two-year-old Belgian Malinois, to join the team. Senior Airman Sarah Pawlak, 22nd Security Force Squadron, has become his handler and will continue training him to be a detection patrol dog for the squadron.
  • Combat aerial refueling supports search, rescue mission

    It was another flight in the night skies of Iraq, same mission.
  • McConnell's Newest Airmen

    McConnell's newest Airmen pose for a photo during the First-Term Airman's Class Dec 10, 2018. FTAC assists in tranistioning Airmen from techincal training to the operational Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Myrick)
  • Force Protection Exercise

    Jeremy Hayes, 22nd Security Forces Squadron flight sergeant, observes a suspicious package during a Force Protection Exercise Dec. 7, 2018, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Once the package was discovered, first responders reacted quickly to the call and Hayes located the box. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alan Ricker)
  • Class 19-A graduates ALS

    Airman Leadership School Class 19-A poses for a photo Dec. 13, 2018, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Each graduate was presented with a certificate from Col. Josh Olson, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alan Ricker)
  • 344th ARS train in KC-46 simulators

    Staff Sgt. Devaughn Granger, 344th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, guides a 60K Loader Dec. 4, 2018, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The loader vehicle uses a conveyor system to move cargo to the aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alan Ricker)