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  • McConnell helps celebrate Nico's birthday

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- On April 29, 2022, an EF-3 tornado touched down in Andover, Kansas destroying houses, vehicles and property. Among the people affected was 7-year old Nico and his family who were about to celebrate his 8th birthday before his house was destroyed in the tornado.

  • 22ARW firefighter live fire training

    McConnell Air Force Base partnered with the Eisenhower International Airport fire and police department to conduct a joint training to ensure cohesion between the two if either is ever in need of assistance from one another.

  • Seven-day shopping arrives at McConnell Commissary

    The new Monday opening is part of a Defense Commissary Agency pilot program and will offer limited services, such as:•    Self-checkout registers only•    Debit/credit card and cash payment only •    Fresh meat will be available, but no meat cutters will be onsite for special orders•    Deli/bakery

  • First Pitch with Wichita Wind Surge

    Master Sgt. Andrew Tiehes, 22nd Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance section chief, and Senior Airman Jason Barnett, 22nd Maintenance Squadron aircraft structural maintenance journeyman, threw the first pitch at a Wind Surge game June 3rd, 2022 at Riverfront Stadium, Wichita, Kansas.

  • Team McConnell member helps Airman achieve goals, wins award

    Jamie Baker, 22nd Air Refueling Wing chief of education and training, has given much of her time to the creation of a one-stop location for educational information and questions. As a result, she won the 2021 Community College of the Air Force Advisor of the Year for assisting Airmen in the pursuit

  • Remembering and Honoring the Sacrifices of a McConnell Fighter Pilot

    57 years ago today, McConnell Air Force Base pilot Capt. David Hrdlicka was shot down during a mission over Laos during the Vietnam War. The story of Capt. Hrdlicka remains a mystery and his family continues to search for the truth of what happened to their husband and father.

  • KC-46 joins the fight

    EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska – Airmen from McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, showcased the KC-46A Pegasus during RED FLAG-Alaska 22-1 for the first time as the United States Air Force's newest aerial refueler.