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  • Commander’s Call addresses path, pace, goals

    Team McConnell Airmen heard first-hand about the 22nd Air Refueling Wing’s path, pace and goals during a Nov. 4 Commander’s Call, hosted by Col. Nate Vogel, 22nd ARW commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melissa Royster, 22 ARW command chief.

  • McConnell’s 344th ARS delivers KC-46 to Japan

    Airmen from the 344th Air Refueling Squadron delivered the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, their first KC-46A Pegasus from Boeing Headquarters in Seattle, Washington, on Oct. 28, 2021.

  • 22 ARW updates strategic direction

    MCCONNELL ARE FORCE BASE, Kan. -- The 22nd Air Refueling Wing has updated the Wing’s Mission Statement, Vision and Lines of Effort, mapping out the Wing’s vision and future moving forward.

  • Brigadier Gen. Darren Cole visits McConnell

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – Brigadier Gen. Darren Cole, Air Mobility Command director of logistics, engineering and force protection, and his team from Scott Air Force Base, Ill. visited team McConnell Oct. 20-22, 2021. Cole toured facilities, observing the infrastructure and various ways in

  • KC-46 Tiger Team: Keeping the Balance

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – Team McConnell's vision is to set the standard for the next generation of rapid global mobility. In this effort this past week, McConnell hosted a KC-46A Pegasus tiger team. The goal of the visit was to give Airmen from across the 22nd Air Refueling Wing and other

  • Refueling the Thunderbirds

    A U.S. Air Force Thunderbird F-16 Fighting Falcon from Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, moves out of refueling position Oct. 11, 2021, after being refueled by a McConnell Air Force Base KC-135 Stratotanker. The Thunderbirds were officially activated June 1, 1953, as the 3600th Air Demonstration Team

  • First KC-46A Pegasus Alert Launch and Response

    The 22nd Air Refueling Wing recently completed the first-ever alert launch and response with a KC-46A Pegasus at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, which highlighted the speed and efficiency of the aircraft, and the crew's response to a threat or emergency.