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  • 22nd MXS Airman puts service before self both on and off duty

    While the official duty day may end, as an Airman, the call to help others in need has no rest. This rang particularly true when Senior Airman Joshua Wilson, 22nd Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, heroically helped protect the lives of two individuals during the Fall of

  • KC-46 TACC Mission

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – A KC-46A Pegasus assigned to the 22nd Air Refueling Wing completed the first Tanker Airlift Control Center tasking for the airframe Aug. 11, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas.

  • Rock Regional Hospital Visit

    Chief Master Sgt. Melissa Royster, 22nd Air Refueling Wing command chief, and Tiffany Helm, Physician Relations and Business Development director, discuss how the 22nd ARW and hospital would develop a future partnership Aug. 12, 2021, at Rock Regional Hospital in Derby, Kansas. Leaders from both

  • A Night out at the Ballpark

    Col. Nate Vogel, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander (center), poses for a photo with Max Puls, Lonestar Baseball Club first baseman (left), and the National Baseball Congress World Series mascot before the ball game, Aug. 19, 2021, in Wichita, Kansas. The NBC World Series held their annual tournament

  • Fighters can't fight alone

    McConnell’s 22nd and 931st Air Refueling Wings sent tankers to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, in support of Exercise Red Flag 21-3 from July 17 to August 6.

  • Detect and deter

    Staff Sgt. Nicholas Willett, 22nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog handler, and Polo, 22nd SFS MWD, perform outdoor detection training Aug. 4, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. MWD’s provide a critical role in security to Airmen across the globe and are trained daily to ensure

  • Enjoying the ride

    The day-to-day demands of service can be stressful for any military without a means to decompress once the uniform comes off.

  • McConnell's very own Keeper

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. — The Freedom Keeper, a 10-foot tall fiberglass replica of the Keeper of the Plains statue, was unveiled at McConnell Air Force Base July 23, 2021.

  • Ducemus... We Lead!

    Col. Nate Vogel, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander, delivers a message about McConnell Air Force Base and its aerial refueling mission.