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  • Kitchen to Culinary program

    The 22nd Force Support Squadron and Wichita State University are teaming up for a program called “Kitchen to Culinary,” which provides Airmen experience in the collegiate level of culinary arts.
  • 22nd SFS MWD sharpens skills

    Staff Sgt. Michael Smith, 22nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, guides Kato, 22nd SFS MWD, through an obstacle course Nov. 21, 2018, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The obstacle course included an A-frame, stairs, hurdles, catwalk, tunnels and a window. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alan Ricker)
  • Veteran uses military training to help cancer patients

    “All I could think of was, ‘I need to get out of here. I need to see if somewhere out there, I might have a chance in life,’” said retired U.S. Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Chuck Maack.
  • Air Force Spark Tank winning idea takes next step at 97 AMW

    Positioned next to every KC-135 Stratotanker boom operator in training is an instructor lying on a pad in the boom pod guiding them through training.
  • Operational Readiness Exercise tests McConnell

    Maintainers, aircrew, medical, finance and security forces were just a few organizations that took part in McConnell’s base-wide Operational Readiness Exercise that occurred Nov. 13 through Nov. 16.
  • Commander’s spouse saves seizing man

    Sarah McVay, 22nd Operation Support Squadron, commander’s spouse, saved an elderly man’s life Oct. 25, 2018, at McConnell’s pharmacy.
  • McConnell, WSU finalize education partnership

    More than a year ago, McConnell Air Force Base began researching a new program intended to not only improve the careers of young Airmen, but set them up for success following their Air Force careers. Since then, Team McConnell has worked to build Airmen who will be valuable assets to the local community when they depart from the military through
  • Annual Training Exercise: McConnell stresses operational readiness

    The 22nd Air Refueling Wing will launch an annual readiness exercise Tuesday, which will continue through Saturday across the base.
  • McConnell Airmen support Global Thunder

    Global Thunder is an exercise to test readiness and ensure a safe, secure, ready and reliable strategic deterrent force. The annual exercise is based on a notional scenario developed to drive execution of U.S. Strategic Command and component forces' ability to support the geographic combatant commands, deter adversaries and, if necessary, employ
  • A guide to understanding TRICARE

    TRICARE is an extensive health benefits plan for military members, their families, and retirees. Depending on your status and location, there are many different types of TRICARE plans available.