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  • McConnell congratulations Airman Leadership School graduates!

    Team McConnell congratulates the Airman Leadership School Graduates of Class 07-B, who graduated Feb. 8. John L. Levitow Award: Senior Airman David Richey 22nd Operations Support Squadron Distinguished Graduates: Senior Airmen Traig Myra 22nd Maintenance Squadron and  Brett Wanner 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Leadership Award: Senior Airman
  • Information Systems Flight provides combat support to battlefield Airmen

     Later this month, Airmen from the 332nd Expeditionary Communications Squadron's Information Systems Flight are set to begin a major project to complete a "tech-refresh" of about 80 computer servers at the Network Control Center here inside a secure facility known as "the box." When Airmen assigned to the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing sit down at
  • Contractor sought to build new KC-X Refeuler

    The assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition announced Jan. 30 the posting of the KC-X Aerial Refueling Aircraft Request for Proposal to the Federal Business Opportunities Web site, signaling the official launch of the Air Force's No. 1 priority acquisition program. The announcement comes after an extensive and transparent dialogue
  • Trailer allows rapid response to suspected biological agents

    The 22nd Air Refueling Wing lived up to its motto "We Lead" with a ceremony here Feb. 6, marking the first delivery in the Air Force of a Laboratory Response Team trailer. The trailer is equipped with a Joint Biological Agent Identification and Diagnostic System, or JBAIDS for short, providing rapid biological agent analysis in any emergency
  • Get personal with your TRICARE benefits

    TRICARE beneficiaries who are registered on http://www.triwest.com now have their own personal profile to provide quick online access to their TRICARE benefits. When a beneficiary logs in to www.triwest.com, a customized personal profile will appear, featuring quick links to eligibility, claims status, other health insurance and more. Beneficiaries
  • Contrails signs off with final printed issue

    The base paper spans fifty-six years of history, stories, photographs and memories. Every week McConnell's mission has been documented in the base newspaper since July 27,1951; more than half a century. That era is coming to an end this week. This is the last issue of the McConnell base newspaper in print. When the first issue of the base newspaper