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  • Bandit faces cancer, supports community

    Cancer can be a devastating beast. For one member of Team McConnell, she managed to get the upper hand and continues to live her life with a positive outlook while helping others.Laura Markuly, 349th Air Refueling Squadron administration assistant, discovered a lump April 2, 2015. Shortly after her doctor confirmed she had stage-three breast
  • 350th ARS Inaugural Order of the Falcon

    Past and current members of the 350th Air Refueling Squadron "Red Falcons" recently celebrated the Inaugural  Order of The Falcon reunion.Various events provided a unique opportunity for Airmen of all ranks to celebrate the heritage of the 350th ARS.The Red Falcon's have a proud heritage, from their service in World War II as a bombardment squadron
  • 22nd MDG Airman earns spotlight performer

    As a spotlight performer, individuals are chosen by leadership for demonstrating the Air Force's Core Values: Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do.Master Sgt. James Glickman, 22nd Medical Group executive, received the spotlight performer for the week of April 11-15.Glickman serves as an enlisted action officer for the
  • 22nd DS Airman earns spotlight performer

    As a spotlight performer, individuals are chosen by leadership for demonstrating the Air Force's Core Values: Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in All We Do.Senior Airman Tasha Brady, 22nd Air Refueling Wing community support coordinator administrator, received the spotlight performer for the week of March 28 - April 1.Brady's
  • 22nd MDG teams with AMXS to improve health

    As part of the new Air Force Medical Home initiative, members of the 22nd Medical Group partnered with the 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron to learn possible factors that may cause injury in the squadron.The initiative focuses on medical provider teams approaching health care in a more proactive way to individual groups. This study involved
  • Refueling the fight begins with Airmen

    The 22nd Air Refueling Wing's mission is to refuel the fight; but before that can be done, the Airmen here need to be refueled as well.Senior Airman Kelsea Endsley, 22nd Force Support Squadron food services journeyman, helps refuel those Airmen.Endsley became a shift leader in the dining facility at the beginning of April and now leads breakfast
  • 60 YEARS IN THE AIR: A navigator’s journey

    (Editor's note: This article is part of a series looking back on the history of the KC-135 Stratotanker throughout the decades, leading up to the 60th anniversary of the KC-135's first flight in August 2016.)His grandfather sparked an interest and planted a dream of a future in aviation in him at a young age, but before this dream could become a
  • Pharmacy offers electronic prescriptions, saves patient’s time

    Taking a trip to the Base pharmacy to drop off a prescription can be a thing of the past now because of electronic prescriptions.E-Rx can be sent from the off-base providers directly to the pharmacy without the patient having to travel to drop off his or her order."This one metric alone changes the whole game for how we do things here," said Capt.
  • Total Force aircraft maintainers join forces during Red Flag

    Technical orders guide KC-135 Stratotanker maintainers while repairing aircraft, but those TOs don't tell them how to work with Airmen from other bases while on temporary duty.This tasking of working together was put to the test when active duty, Guard and Reserve crews from Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, McConnell AFB, Kansas, and Roland R.
  • McConnell contracting connects women with success worldwide

    When contracting Airmen deploy, one of their responsibilities is to visit the local community, find people on the side of the road and inspire them to sell goods and start a business.Once they've sparked an interest, they provide these individuals with resources and advice to build their business. This partnership provides goods and services for
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