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  • McConnell’s 344th ARS delivers KC-46 to Japan

    Airmen from the 344th Air Refueling Squadron delivered the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, their first KC-46A Pegasus from Boeing Headquarters in Seattle, Washington, on Oct. 28, 2021.

  • 22 ARW updates strategic direction

    MCCONNELL ARE FORCE BASE, Kan. -- The 22nd Air Refueling Wing has updated the Wing’s Mission Statement, Vision and Lines of Effort, mapping out the Wing’s vision and future moving forward.

  • Brigadier Gen. Darren Cole visits McConnell

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – Brigadier Gen. Darren Cole, Air Mobility Command director of logistics, engineering and force protection, and his team from Scott Air Force Base, Ill. visited team McConnell Oct. 20-22, 2021. Cole toured facilities, observing the infrastructure and various ways in

  • KC-46 Tiger Team: Keeping the Balance

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – Team McConnell's vision is to set the standard for the next generation of rapid global mobility. In this effort this past week, McConnell hosted a KC-46A Pegasus tiger team. The goal of the visit was to give Airmen from across the 22nd Air Refueling Wing and other

  • Refueling the Thunderbirds

    A U.S. Air Force Thunderbird F-16 Fighting Falcon from Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, moves out of refueling position Oct. 11, 2021, after being refueled by a McConnell Air Force Base KC-135 Stratotanker. The Thunderbirds were officially activated June 1, 1953, as the 3600th Air Demonstration Team

  • First KC-46A Pegasus Alert Launch and Response

    The 22nd Air Refueling Wing recently completed the first-ever alert launch and response with a KC-46A Pegasus at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, which highlighted the speed and efficiency of the aircraft, and the crew's response to a threat or emergency.

  • Defueling twice the speed, with all the gas you need

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – The 22ndAir Refueling Wing Agile Combat Employment team (ACE) and the 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron achieved a first-ever dual defuel milestone Oct. 12-13, 2021, enabling the KC-46A Pegasus to further McConnell’s aerial refueling mission.

  • Gold Star KC-46 flight

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – McConnell has teamed with up the local Gold Star families to provide an opportunity to fly in a KC-46A Pegasus to Sept. 30th, 2021, and observe a refueling operation.