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  • From Kansas to the Stars

    For the first time in three generations, the United States is witnessing the creation of a new military branch¬-the U.S. Space Force. The two latest members of this specialized force are making history for Team McConnell and the entire state of Kansas.
  • HPCON Bravo+

    McConnell has changed to Health Protection Condition Bravo+, effective immediately.
  • McConnell 2020 Annual Awards

    Col. Richard Tanner, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melissa Royster, 22nd ARW command chief, celebrate the winners of the 22nd ARW 2020 annual awards.
  • Fire and ice

    Master Sgt. James Betts, Civil Engineer Squadron fire prevention assistant chief, adds wood infected with bark beetles to a controlled burn Feb. 8, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. To ensure the wood was burned in a safe and timely manner the wood was skillfully stacked allowing the fire to burn hotter and faster. (U.S. Air Force Photo by
  • Military working dogs

    Jjago, 22nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog, awaits a command to conduct controlled-aggression training Feb. 9, 2021, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. MWDs provide security to Airmen stationed at McConnell, as well as deployed Airmen across the world, and are trained daily to ensure they are ready to complete any mission. (U.S. Air
  • Team McConnell continues to administer the COVID-19 vaccine

    Airman 1st Class Rhiannon Ero, 22nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron medical technician, prepares her station for the next patient to receive the COVID-19 vaccine Feb. 9, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The COVID-19 vaccine is currently being distributed to members across Team McConnell in alignment with the Department of Defense’s
  • POL conducts daily preventative maintenance

    Airman 1st Class Dillion Latona, 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels distribution operator, checks the engine of an R-11 Mobile Fuel Vehicle during daily preventative maintenance Feb. 9, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The R-11 holds 6,000 gallons of fuel and can deliver up to 600 gallons of gas per minute to McConnell’s refueling
  • Weather Warning

    (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)
  • McConnell showcases capabilities to AMC leaders

    Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, Air Mobility Command commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, AMC command chief, visited McConnell Air Force Base, Feb. 2-6, 2021.
  • A frosty day

    Heavy equipment vehicle operator Airmen use an Oshkosh Snow Broom, a snow removal vehicle, from the 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron to clear snow from a runway Feb. 8, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. These Airmen stay prepared to work around the clock in the event of a winter storm to clear snow from the runway and ensure mission readiness.