• McConnell Airmen show base initiatives to CMSAF

    Airmen from the 22nd and 931st Air Refueling Wings demonstrated how they foster more resilient members while staying at the forefront of the Air Force’s refueling enterprise during Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass’ visit Nov. 28-29, 2023.

  • World War II veteran to receive Legion of Honor

    Retired Capt. Joe Kenneth Jones, a 100-year-old World War II Army infantry veteran, will receive the National Order of the Legion of Honor on Nov. 11, 2023, at Memorial Field, Clemson University, South Carolina.

  • 22 ARW runs annual CFC campaign

    The 22nd Air Refueling Wing is currently running the annual Combined Federal Campaign until Jan. 15, 2024.The CFC is a campaign that provides a cost effective and user friendly avenue for federal employees to donate to their favorite charities.

  • 22 MDG conducts mass flu vaccinations

    Airman 1st Class Ashlyn Rogosheske, 22nd Medical Group aerospace medical technician, checks and prepares a syringe for an annual influenza vaccination Oct. 19, 2023, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The group held a three-day campaign to ensure all Active Duty, Guard, Reserve and civilian

  • 22 CES hosts annual Fire Muster

    An Airman from the 22nd Munitions Squadron drags a fire hose during the annual 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Muster Oct. 12, 2023, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The Fire Muster consisted of five teams competing for the fastest time to complete various tasks such as climbing a ladder,

  • McConnell wraps up POW/MIA Week

    McConnell hosted multiple events across the base in honor of POW/MIA Week Sept. 11-14.These events were organized by McConnell’s local chapter of the Air Force Sergeant’s Association to remember and honor the nation’s prisoners of war and those still missing in action to keep faith with the promise

  • McConnell helps Japan improve use of KC-46

    Two Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) members from the 405th Air Refueling Squadron, Miho Air Base, and two from the Air Staff Office (ASO) of the Japan Ministry of Defense (JMOD) toured McConnell to better learn how to operate the KC-46A Pegasus. On Aug. 27, they began their three-day tour of

  • McConnell AFSA 972 brings home two awards from summit

    The local McConnell Air Force Sergeants Association Chapter 972 received two awards during the AFSA Summit Aug. 4-10 in Dallas, Texas.The chapter was awarded the 2022 Small Chapter of the Year for those under 500 members for the second year in a row. Their previous chapter president, Tech. Sgt.

  • McConnell Airmen graduate from Army Air Assault School

    Defenders from the 22nd Security Forces Squadron became the first two McConnell Airmen to graduate from the Army Sabalauski Air Assault School at Fort Campbell, Kentucky on August 18, 2023. The Airmen learned and honed skills to bring back to their squadron.

  • WWII MIA Wichita Airman Coming Home

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – After 80 years, a Wichita, Kansas Airman declared Missing in Action during World War II has been identified and is returning home to be laid to rest.