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  • More than just a month: suicide prevention pledge

    "I promise to be a link to save a life.  I will not let that person feel alone.  I will be there to remind him or her that it is okay to ask for help.  I will let that person know that the world is a better place with him or her in it."Many members of Team McConnell are standing up and signing their

  • Financial consultants help build stable lifestyle

    Careless, eratic spending can easily lead military members and their families to empty wallets and dwindling bank accounts.The Airman and Family Readiness Center financial consultants and specialists provide financial education to all members of Team McConnell, detailing how their lifestyles could

  • 60 YEARS IN THE AIR: The KC-135 during the Vietnam War

    (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.)"Mayday! Mayday! Mayday! We've been struck by a missile," called the voice on the radio.The

  • Team McConnell goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

    "Many women are so busy taking care of their families that often times family pets go to the veterinarian before women will make time for their own health and wellness check," said Renetta Moore, 22nd Medical Support Squadron mammographer. "But how can you care for everyone else, if you are not

  • 22nd LRS ingenuity saves time and money

    The inconvenience of having to drive off base to refuel a government vehicle may seem like just that: an inconvenience. But 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron personnel recently conducted a study to prove this refueling process was more than just an inconvenience, it was also wasting valuable

  • Tanker Tracker: a year in the life of 58-0011; Tanker Teamwork

    (Editor's note: This article is part of a series following the journey of Aircraft 58-0011, a KC-135 Stratotanker, leading up to the 60th anniversary of the KC-135 in August 2016.)Two-hundred eighteen flying hours, 24 sorties and more than 400,000 pounds of fuel offloaded to 20 receiving

  • 22nd CONS 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.Tech. Sgt. David White, 22nd Contracting Squadron services flight NCO in-charge, was selected to be the spotlight performer

  • 22nd ARW Public Affairs 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.Staff Sgt. Rachel Waller, 22nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs command information NCO in charge, was selected to be the

  • 60 YEARS IN THE AIR: the KC-135 in the Cold War

    (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.)The crew of a KC-135 Stratotanker received orders for a short mission during the rising

  • 350th ARS boom operator 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 Nicholas Lichtenwalner, 350th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, was selected to be the spotlight performer