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  • Mental Maintenance

    Airman 1st Class Chasity Frazier, 22nd Medical Operations Squadron mental health technician, greets an Airman over the phone June 11, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Technicians work alongside psychiatrists and psychologists, and are responsible for ensuring every Airman is mentally fit

  • McConnell’s new static display

    Staff Sgt. Joshua Metz, 931st Maintenance Squadron repair and reclamation craftsman, fastens a bracket to a KC-135 Stratotanker static display tail fin July 8, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The bracket allows an 18-ton crane to pick up the tail fin and move it into position so the

  • Derby Independence Day Parade

    Senior Airman Brandon Holland, 22nd Security Forces Squadron patrolman, high fives a parade attendee during Derby’s Independence Day parade July 3, 2021, in Derby, Kansas. McConnell Air Force Base had military members from the 184th Wing, 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron and 22nd SFS, participate in the

  • McConnell Honor Guard teams up with local law enforcement

    Airman 1st Class Brandon Duncan, 22nd Force Support Squadron honor guardsman, assists Sgt. Benjamin Romero, Sedgwick County honor guardsman, and Detective Jeremy Noel, Sedgwick County honor guard commander, during their visit to McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, June 30, 2021. Eight members of both

  • Serving with pride

    Airmen are charged with the duty of upholding the Air Force core values in all that they do. With the integrity they are expected to embody, comes living a life that is true to who they are—despite their sexual orientation.

  • Fireworks, flames and safety

    The Fourth of July is celebrated annually through traditions such as barbeques, parties and fireworks, however, it is also a prime time for unnecessary injuries.

  • The closing of command

    Col. Richard Tanner, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander, bids farewell to members from McConnell Air Force Base after completing a fini-flight June 22, 2021, at McConnell AFB, Kansas. With his change of command ceremony scheduled for June 28, Tanner’s family and friends celebrated his last flight as