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  • Weather is always on watch

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kansas— The quick action of a weather flight can play a major factor in limiting the loss of life and damage to property. 1991, during the most severe storm season ever recorded in Kansas, the then 384th Operations Support Squadron weather flight showed extraordinary

  • It’s tax time

    Dona Schulte, 22nd Wing Staff Agency tax center volunteer, helps an Airman with taxes March 11, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Tax center volunteers are required to take Internal Revenue Service certifications annually, ensuring they’re confident with filing taxes. To become a tax center

  • Bioenvironmental tests the water

    Airman 1st Class Ronald Smith, 22nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, performs water-quality tests March 3, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base Kansas. Bioenvironmental Airmen are responsible for minimizing environmental health hazards in the workplace and

  • Ready to respond in LRS

    Senior Airman Terien Fort, 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance apprentice, performs an exterior hydraulic function test on a 25K-loader March 9, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The 25K-loader is a rapidly deployable, high-reach mechanized aircraft loader that can

  • Just roll with it

    Tech. Sgt. David Ferricher, 22nd Maintenance Squadron metals technician, attends a foam rolling class March 3, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The physical therapy clinic at McConnell offers Airmen the opportunity to attend a free foam rolling class every Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. (U.S. Air

  • News Release: McConnell Begins Vaccination for Medical Beneficiaries

      MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – McConnell’s Medical Group will host multiple COVID-19 vaccination events to provide military medical beneficiaries vaccines throughout March, April and May. McConnell is currently on Phase 1B of the DoD mandated vaccination distribution plan. Through this plan

  • USTRANSCOM commander visits McConnell

    Members of Team McConnell’s 22nd and 931st Air Refueling Wing’s leadership, salute a C-37 Gulfstream as U.S. Army Gen. Stephen R. Lyons, U.S. Transportation Command commander, arrives Mar. 4, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Lyon’s visited Team McConnell to gain further insight on the

  • Unseen scars: Beyond the Blue

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – The damage abuse causes won’t always embed within bruises, bumps and broken bones— it can take the form of emotional scars, invisible to the surface.