• 101 Critical Days of Summer defending the Human Weapon System

    The 101 Critical Days of Summer begins on Memorial Day weekend and continues through Labor Day weekend. During this timeframe Airmen, and Guardians tend to participate more in outdoor activities, take time to travel, barbeque with friends and explore new things over a season that has historically

  • Care, Listen, Connect; Peer-to-Peer

    McConnell recently launched their new “Peer-to- Peer” initiative, designed to optimize the use of existing programs and helping agencies within the installation.“The Peer-to-Peer initiative is not just another program,” said Chaplain Jacob Wilde, 22nd Air Refueling Wing Chaplain. “It aims to

  • Andover tornado illustrates value of emergency preparedness

    The 22 ARW Safety team recommends putting together a disaster supply kit and following specific procedures to keep you and your loved ones safe.Maintaining an emergency supply kit, including nonperishable foods, bottled water, a radio and flashlight with extra batteries, can keep service members and

  • 22nd FSS introduces Family Child Care Program to McConnell

    With limited space in McConnell’s childcare facilities, the 22nd Force Support Squadron plans to launch their Family Child Care program in April 2023.“This program increases the availability of childcare as well as gives [parents] the peace of mind that [their children] are receiving quality care

  • 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