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  • First Pitch with Wichita Wind Surge

    Master Sgt. Andrew Tiehes, 22nd Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance section chief, and Senior Airman Jason Barnett, 22nd Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance journeyman, threw the first pitch at a Wind Surge game June 3rd, 2022 at Riverfront Stadium, Wichita, Kansas.

  • Team McConnell member helps Airman achieve goals, wins award

    Jamie Baker, 22nd Air Refueling Wing chief of education and training, has given much of her time to the creation of a one-stop location for educational information and questions. As a result, she won the 2021 Community College of the Air Force Advisor of the Year for assisting Airmen in the pursuit

  • Remembering and Honoring the Sacrifices of a McConnell Fighter Pilot

    57 years ago today, McConnell Air Force Base pilot Capt. David Hrdlicka was shot down during a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War. The story of Capt. Hrdlicka remains a mystery and his family continues to search for the truth of what happened to their husband and father.

  • KC-46 joins the fight

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska – Airmen from McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, showcased the KC-46A Pegasus during RED FLAG-Alaska 22-1 for the first time as the United States Air Force's newest aerial refueler.

  • Employing the Pegasus: From Concept to Capable

    Approximately 220 Active, Guard and Reserve Airmen have operated four KC-46A Pegasus out of Spain from mid-March through most of April 2022. The Total Force team make up the first KC-46 Employment Concept Exercise (ECE), evaluating how they and the aircraft will provide rapid global mobility to

  • Air Mobility Command leadership visits McConnell

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – General Mike Minihan, Commander of Air Mobility Command, Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, AMC command chief, and their spouses visited McConnell Air Force Base April 27-28, to see firsthand the advances in aerial refueling missions as well as engage with Airmen,

  • Crafting Up New Ideas

    Creativity is one of many things that brings people to the McConnell Arts and Craft Center; the vast number of new ideas and creations that can be explored are seemingly unlimited, from activities like clay sculpting and paper mache to woodworking.