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  • Don't quit

    When I was a boy, my older brother presented me with a coffee mug that had a poem on it. Initially, I didn't pay much attention to the words inscribed on the side of the non-descript mug, but since then, the poem's message has provided guidance and inspiration in my life. The poem, "Don't Quit," by

  • Every Airman counts

    Hey sports fans, I'd like to take a few minutes discussing the sport of national security as it relates to every one of us. Aside from being players, we're all team owners as well as investors. Over the past few years the game has been a tough one, as well as a very expensive one. The fans, also

  • Overseas deployments showcases cultural differences through a camera lens

    Photographs offer us a brief but powerful glimpse into a moment. If photographers are somewhat adept and extremely lucky, they can communicate every emotion of the human experience through a camera lens. The Air Force trained me and provided the tools I need to excel as a military photographer. The

  • 22nd CS provides 'mission ready Cyber-Airmen'

    The 22nd Communications Squadron's mission is to "provide mission ready Cyber-Airmen, and to ensure Team McConnell's success through premier communications and information services." By the close of 2011, we will have accomplished this!The men and women of the 22nd CS have gone above and beyond to

  • CC holiday message

    Fellow McConnell Airmen,Thank you so much for all your hard work and dedication this year. As the year comes to a close, I am extremely proud of how you represent McConnell and what you have accomplished. Please remember to thank your family and friends this season for their unending support. Spend

  • AMC commander: Celebrate the holidays; reflect on accomplishments

    As we celebrate the holidays, it's time to reflect on one of the most extraordinary years in our nation's history. Chief Kaiser and I look back with admiration on the amazing things you've done, and we thank each and every member of our active, Guard, Reserve and civilian team for your hard work and

  • CC establishes 2012 vision

    A recent commander's call chaired by Col. Ricky Rupp, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander unveiled the 2012 vision of the Air Force's premier tanker wing. "One word can be used to describe today's commander's call ... motivating," said Airman 1st Class Nickolas Neveu, 22nd Communications Squadron

  • Consumer fraud alert: tips for avoiding mortgage modification scams

    Homeowners struggling to make their mortgage payments should be aware of new tactics by con artists and scams promising to save their homes and lower mortgage debt or payments. If you are struggling to pay your mortgage and are seeking a mortgage modification, keep in mind the following tips from

  • New Quick Don Mask for Airmen

    Did you know at or above 35,000 feet you have less than 10 seconds during a rapid decompression to don an oxygen mask before your time of useful consciousness is exceeded and you black out? This may not cross your mind while traveling on a commercial airline, but military service members must think

  • Commander's Thanksgiving message

    Team McConnell,I wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving. Please remember to thankthose around you, friends and family, for all the love and support they haveprovided. Also, remember those Airmen who cannot be with their friends andfamilies on Thanksgiving, and thank them for their enduring