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  • New commander takes charge of 931st ARG

    In a way, the 931st Air Refueling Group became 30 years March 4 during the March Unit Training Assembly. That's when Col. Tim Cahoon assumed command of the group, bringing with him three decades of Air Force experience. He was last assigned to Air Combat Command Headquarters at Langley Air Force Base, Va., as a Reserve advisor and despite the
  • Tornado season is here

    On March 13, Team McConnell will undergo a natural disaster response exercise. The exercise will test the base's ability to react in the event of a tornado. It will not only be for servicemembers and Department of Defense civilians, but also for retirees and family members on McConnell. During the exercise, McConnell's exercise evaluation team will
  • SECAF emphasizes Air Force goals with card

    When Secretary of the Air Force Michael W. Wynne spoke at his town hall meeting at the Pentagon earlier this year, he discussed some of the issues facing the Air Force today, as well as its strengths and his goals for 2007. One of the ways he's accomplishing those goals is through a mission, or "goal card." Many of the goals on this card are a
  • Personnel records readiness vital to mission

    Nobody can predict the twists and turns that life can take, but with a little bit of preparation, Airmen can make the best of any situation. The Air Force Personnel Center designated February as Personnel Records Readiness Month. Military members used this opportunity to review items such as their virtual record of emergency data, or vRed, and
  • AMC announces 2006 Media Contest winners

    Air Mobility Command this week announced the winners of the 2006 Air Mobility Command Media Contest, which recognizes the best journalists, photographers and graphic artists contributing to the command's base newspapers. Winners were selected by a panel of three judges, and first-place winners go on to compete in the Air Force Media Contest. Three
  • McConnell welcomes L.A. Times

    McConnell Air Force Base had an opportunity to March 6, show off their aircraft. Peter Spiegel, a reporter from the Los Angeles Times, visited McConnell to write a story about the need for the proposed new aircraft. Mr. Spiegel started off his day by watching a KC-135 launch and receiving a unit mission brief from Col. Donald J. Halpin, 22nd Air
  • Anthrax vaccine is back

    The anthrax vaccine is back and is once again mandatory for all personnel assigned to: - Central Command area of responsibility for more than 15 days. - Korean Peninsula for more than 15 days. - Special units with bio warfare or bio terrorism related missions. - Specialty units with approved exception to policy. The current Anthrax Vaccine