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  • Enlisted dining facility authorization change

     -- In conjunction with Air Mobility Command's contract support and reduction initiative, personnel authorized access to utilize enlisted dining facilities has been modified. The intent of dining facilities is to provide subsistence entitlements to enlisted members residing in dormitories, provide a training environment for food service personnel,
  • Six inducted as Honorary Commanders for Team McConnell

    McConnell Air Force base held it's annual Honorary Commander's Banquet Feb. 22 at the Dole Community Center here.  Six members of the local community were inducted during the banquet as honorary commanders for various units on base. The new inductees join 27 honorary commanders that are continuing their tenure as honorary commanders.   The purpose
  • Concealed weapons law affects McConnell members

    With the arrival of the New Year, Kansas enacted a new law becoming the 47th state to adopt a concealed-firearm carry policy. In 2006, the Kansas Legislature passed the Personal & Family Protection Act. Better known as the Concealed Carry Bill, SB418, gives Kansas the right to join 46 other states in the nation to seek a permit to carry concealed
  • McConnell graduates achieve career milestone

    Congratulations to the graduates of the Noncommissioned Officer Academy at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo. The following Team McConnell members graduated Feb. 15 from class 07-2. Kent Niebuhr 184th Maintenance Squadron Mark Morris 22nd Air Refueling Wing *Distinguished Graduate Chastity Solomon 22nd Air Refueling Wing Brian Denis 22nd Aircraft
  • ABU wear policy effective immediately

     Air Force officials at the Pentagon released the wear policy for the new Airman Battle Uniform Feb. 7. The policy comes in time to help many of the Airmen deploying to the AOR in May, as these Airmen will be among the first to get the ABU. Further ABU distribution plans will be based on production capability. The new policy addresses uniform care,
  • Change in claims filing process

     The Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corps is consolidating the processing of certain claims -- commonly known as personnel claims -- at a single location in Dayton, Ohio. These claims involve loss or damage during shipment of household goods and privately owned vehicles as well as during storage at government expense, and loss or damage to
  • Team McConnell announces 2006 annual award winners

    Team McConnell congratulates the 2006 Annual Award Winners. The winners were announced on Feb. 2, at the Annual Awards banquet. Airman Staff Sgt. Phillip Baham 22nd Mission Support Group/Civil Engineer Squadron Noncommissioned Officer Tech. Sgt. Justin Helin 22nd Medical Group /Medical Support Squadron Senior Noncommissioned Officer Senior Master