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  • Employing the Pegasus: From Concept to Capable

    Approximately 220 Active, Guard and Reserve Airmen have operated four KC-46A Pegasus out of Spain from mid-March through most of April 2022. The Total Force team make up the first KC-46 Employment Concept Exercise (ECE), evaluating how they and the aircraft will provide rapid global mobility to

  • Air Mobility Command leadership visits McConnell

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – General Mike Minihan, Commander of Air Mobility Command, Chief Master Sgt. Brian Kruzelnick, AMC command chief, and their spouses visited McConnell Air Force Base April 27-28, to see firsthand the advances in aerial refueling missions as well as engage with Airmen,

  • Crafting Up New Ideas

    Creativity is one of many things that brings people to the McConnell Arts and Craft Center; the vast number of new ideas and creations that can be explored are seemingly unlimited, from activities like clay sculpting and paper mache to woodworking.

  • McConnell Commissary is reopening

    The McConnell Commissary is happy to announce it will reopen on Wednesday, April 20, at its normal time after a water main break caused flooding of the store and its temporary closure.

  • The 22nd Medical Group Executes Exercise Ready Eagle

    The 22nd Medical Group, to include all of its Active Duty, contractor, and civilian members, conducted exercise Ready Eagle April 4-8, 2022. Ready Eagle is a week-long training event conducted by Air Mobility Command’s subject matter experts. The training is implemented through a “crawl, walk, run”

  • Wichita Wind Surge flyover

    McConnell Air Force Base’s 344th Air Refueling Squadron performed a flyover while McConnell Airmen presented an American Flag alongside Honor Guardsmen at the Wichita Wind Surge’s opening night.

  • SECAF visits team McConnell

    Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall visited the 22nd Air Refueling Wing, 931st ARW and 184th Air National Guard Wing here April 3 – 4, 2022, to get an up-close visual of air-refueling aircraft and missions with a focus on service modernization.

  • Women’s History Month: Next Gen Inspiration

    The 909th Air Refueling Squadron and the 718th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, conducted an all-female flight from Kadena Air Base to McConnell Air Force Base to commemorate Women’s History Month.

  • McConnell refuels a B-1B

    A KC-135 Stratotanker from McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, refueled a B-1B Lancer from Ellsworth AFB, South Dakota, March 28, 2022. The B-1 is a versatile, multi-mission weapon system that carries the largest conventional payload of guided and unguided weapons in the Air Force inventory.  (U.S.