• KC-46 performs first operational long-endurance flight

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.—Two KC-46A Pegasus air refueling aircraft took off on a long endurance flight as part of a Bomber Task Force mission, Dec. 17-18, in the Indo-Pacific Command area of responsibility in support of long-range precision strike training.

  • Wichita’s Flying Brothers: where McConnell got its name

    Wichita was designated as an American World War II Heritage City by the World War II Heritage Cities Network Dec. 6, 2022.A few of the standout figures in Wichita's military history are the McConnell brothers, who McConnell AFB was named after.

  • McConnell conducts MITO exercises

    Three KC-46A Pegasuses conducts Minimum Interval Takeoff (MITO) exercises Dec. 13, 2022, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The MITO serves as a training tool to prepare aircrews for a variety of missions at home or during contingency operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Zachary

  • RV lot open for service

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- The 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron’s newly completed recreational vehicle lot on the southeastern side of the base opens today. The RV lot is available to McConnell’s military members, veterans and Department of Defense civilian employees.

  • McConnell Flu POD

    Medical personnel from the 22nd Medical Group, facilitate check-ins and administer the influenza vaccine for patients during a Flu Shot Point of Dispensing (POD) Oct. 18 2022, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The POD is an organized way of quickly and efficiently distributing a vaccine to a

  • School Liaison guides families to a better future

    Military children face many school-related challenges, with constant moving and readjusting to new environments and people; the Department of the Air Force School Liaison Program managers help families with the transition to their new installation.