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  • Bridging the gap

    The Airman Professional Enhancement Seminar kicked off for the first time ever at McConnell this week. The two-day seminar was geared toward Airmen who have completed initial on the-job training, but have yet to join the NCO tier.
  • POW/MIA relay

    Members from Team McConnell carry the POW/MIA flag on the McConnell Memorial Walk Sept. 18, 2018, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The relay event lasted 10 hours while Airmen volunteered to trade-off the flag during 30 minute intervals in honor of POW/MIA veterans. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alan Ricker)
  • 22nd SFS MWDs retirement ceremony

    Brit and Iras, 22nd Security Forces Squadron military working dogs, both received a flag of the United States of America at the end of their ceremony Sept. 13, 2018, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Brit and Iras completed a combined 5,550 hours of detection training during their time of service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alan
  • 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.