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  • Patriot Day ceremony 2018

    Team McConnell remembered the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, with a Patriot Day ceremony, Sept. 11, 2018, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The ceremony paid special tribute to the victims and families of those lost in New York, Pennsylvania and in the Pentagon. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jenna K. Caldwell)
  • Mission complete: Frontiers in Flight

    Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at 11 a.m., four Airmen stood center stage holding high both the flag of the United States and the Air Force flag. The wind waved the flags as the U.S. national anthem was sung and silence remained among the crowd. Cheers rose as soon as the last note of the anthem rang, which ignited the start of McConnell’s 2018 Frontiers in Flight Open House and Air Show.
  • XPX team innovates solar power comm system

    With the help of 3-D printing and community partnerships, the Plans and Programs innovation team here at McConnell have created a portable, solar-powered communications system.
  • Frontiers in Flight Airshow

    The Patriot Parachute Team performs a skydiving routine at the Frontiers in Flight Open House and Air Show Sept. 9, 2018, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The team is comprised of five veterans, who learned parachuting from their combat experiences. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Michaela R. Slanchik)
  • Air Mobility Command welcomes new commander

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- Air Mobility Command welcomed a new commander at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Sept. 7.Air Force Gen. Maryanne Miller took command of AMC from Air Force Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, who retires after more than 35 years of service. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, officiated the change of command
  • Controlled burn in preparation for ‘Frontiers in Flight’

    McConnell Air Force Base will be conducting a controlled maintenance burn on the airfield from approximately 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday in preparation for the Frontiers in Flight Open House and Air Show on September 8 and 9.
  • Golden Knights no longer appearing at McConnell show

    A member of the U.S. Army’s Golden Knights parachute team died Saturday in a small plane crash in Georgia.
  • 22nd MXG tackles 60 year old maintenance issue

    Airmen from the 22nd Maintenance Group have resolved a maintenance problem that has plagued KC-135 Stratotanker maintainers for over 60 years.
  • Red Raider Community Center opens in base housing

    The Red Raider Community Center opened Aug. 24 at McConnell AFB’s military housing.Construction costs for the new center reached nearly $4 million. It is part of a larger construction project started in January 2015 to renovate most of McConnell’s 381 base homes.“The Red Raiders Community Center was built with the needs of the Air Force family in
  • 22 MDG Airman earns Faces of A/R recognition

    For Airmen to earn a Faces of A/R recognition, they must be nominated by members of their leadership, who choose individuals based on their demonstration of the Air Force's Core Values: Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do.