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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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