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  • Maintaining the maintainers

    Nothing starts the day off better than a surprise from a four-legged, furry friend, and these tail-wagging companions have been making an appearance at the 22nd Maintenance Group with the hope to increase resiliency.
  • Fear of failure: Beyond the Blue

    As he stood in front of hundreds during his promotion ceremony in December 2017, Senior Master Sgt. Alan Gage, currently the 22nd Maintenance Squadron flight superintendent, had finally obtained his dream. He would now be in a position to give back to the men and women he served with.
  • This is me - Team McConnell Stands Together

    Difficult conversations build trust in teams so they can better support each other.
  • Airman becomes U.S. citizen

    It was a moment of happiness and excitement for Airman 1st Class Edgar Barcenas Zumaya, 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuel systems maintenance apprentice, when he officially became a U.S. citizen during a naturalization ceremony at Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas on Aug. 7, 2020. 
  • Gold Star members instill resilience

    The Air Force has a history of time-honored traditions associated with honoring fallen members. McConnell is continuing this legacy by working with local Gold Star family members to connect them to squadrons as part of the base family.
  • McConnell MWD team deployment support

    “One night that was memorable to me during a deployment was a time we went on a long run after work — my dog and I heard an explosion,” said Tech. Sgt. Elvin Jose, 22nd Security Force Squadron kennel master. “It sounded really far away, but about 10 seconds later the ground shook and we heard sirens all over the place.”
  • SERE sergeant promoted for outstanding work

    Stripes to Exceptional Performers is an Air Force program that rewards Airmen who consistently perform above their peers with an on-the-spot promotion by the wing commander. Every base submits an Airman to their Major Command and one person is chosen to be immediately promoted.Tech. Sgt. Raymond CaballeroPerez, 22nd Operations Support Squadron
  • Veteran uses military training to help cancer patients

    “All I could think of was, ‘I need to get out of here. I need to see if somewhere out there, I might have a chance in life,’” said retired U.S. Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Chuck Maack.
  • McConnell Airman wins Regional Alpha Warrior Competition

    Senior Airman Jeremiah Patrick, 22nd Maintenance Squadron, hydraulics systems journeyman, won the Alpha Warrior Competition Oct. 20, 2018, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri.
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