• McConnell's food truck park officially open

    The 22nd Air Refueling Wing, thanks to the 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron, opened a food truck park called the Refueling Station for Team McConnell Airmen April 4.With very little foot traffic on base, brick and mortar food places have an uphill battle realizing success at McConnell. This causes

  • 22 ARW leads the way in future operations with Exercise Lethal Pride

    Airmen from the 22nd Air Refueling Wing tested their skills in a simulated contested environment during the Agile Combat Employment exercise Lethal Pride March 27-31 at McConnell Air Force Base.“Lethal Pride is a 22nd ARW directed exercise that tested the Wing’s ability to deploy command and control

  • From Lab Coat to Raid Jacket: A Scientist’s Journey to the Badge

    For 75 years, the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (OSI) has defended the nation, pursued justice and protected personnel and property from external and internal threats.Special Agent Alycia Paulsen serves in OSI Detachment 321 at McConnell Air Force Base as a criminal investigator, where

  • 22 ARW launches ‘Bounce Back Better’ campaign during resiliency day

    It is often said that the Air Force’s most important asset is its Airmen, and to prove that bases across the world host resiliency days to provide training so Airmen can better cope with any difficulties or struggles they may be facing.“Our next High-End fight will require us to rely on the skills

  • McConnell Reservist devotes his off time to special medical missions

    Maj. Leo Romero, 905th Air Refueling Squadron, chief of tactics, is a busy guy. But he makes time to fly special missions, when he can.“Back in 2016 one of my friends knew someone who had a daughter, she was 11 or 12, with a heart condition,” Romero recalls. “She needed open heart surgery in

  • 22nd Air Refueling Wing earns 2022 Air Force Outstanding Unit Award

    Ribbon racks are getting a little bit heavier at McConnell with the 22nd Air Refueling Wing recently being recognized for winning the Air Force Outstanding Unit for the period of Aug. 1, 2021, to July 31, 2022.This award is presented to units that have distinguished themselves through exceptionally

  • McConnell kicks off 2023 Air Force Assistance Fund

    This year’s annual Air Force Assistance Fund campaign will be held March. 13, 2023 through April. 12, 2023.The AFAF campaign raises funds for charities that support Air Force families in need. The four charities are the Air Force Aid Society, the Air Force Enlisted Village, the LeMay Foundation, and