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  • Veteran’s Center here to help

    The Wichita Vet Center's mission objective is clear: serve veterans and their families by providing a continuum of quality care that adds value for them and their communities.The challenge is to educate veterans to not be afraid to ask for the benefits and services available to them.Veterans who come to the Vet Center and remain for reintegration
  • Airman overcomes injury to stay in service

    An ACL or MCL tear is one of the last injuries any athlete wants to go through, but once it happens, their life can suddenly change.It is often seen in the world of sports: a promising young star suffers a knee injury and comes back a different person.Airman 1st Class Jeffrey Langford, 22nd Security Forces Squadron elite guardsman, sustained a
  • From stripes to bars

    Growing up her dream was always to work in the medical field. After a lot of hard work and a little re-routing she is finally back on track.Staff Sgt. Marvina Jones, 22nd Maintenance Group commander's support staff assistant NCO in-charge, has always been a fast burner in her Air Force career.After graduating from the University of West Virginia
  • Nose art honors community, heritage

    Even when it's across oceans and deserts, it brings a sense of connection between the base and the local community and a sense of pride to those who maintain its heritage.The "WuShock" is the Wichita State University mascot and logo that is now displayed as nose art on one of McConnell Air Force Base's KC-135R Stratotankers earning the aircraft a
  • Airmen of Steel

    Crew chiefs are the first people who come to mind when thinking of aircraft maintenance. One back shop provides the crew chiefs with the parts they need to replace the damaged ones.Working in the 22nd Maintenance Squadron Sheet Metal shop could mean you are doing a variety of things. No day is average in sheet metal."We're one of the busier shops
  • Lifetime of caring earns once-in-a-lifetime memories

    When she answered the phone, the last person she expected to be on the other line was a representative from ABC requesting an interview.Frenzella Bolden, 22nd Force Support Squadron child development center program assistant, learned after a few minutes on the phone that her son, Sean, had nominated her to be nationally recognized for her
  • 22nd Contracting Squadron 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 Sergeant Joshua Houseworth, 22nd Contracting Squadron contracting specialist, was selected as the spotlight performer for the week of Dec. 14 through 20.Houseworth, a
  • McConnell clothes Wichita

    Three Airmen from McConnell Air Force Base are bringing Christmas to people in need all across Wichita, Kansas.Senior Airman Heather Bell, 22nd Communications Squadron installation spectrum manager, Airman 1st Class Rebecca Rios, 22nd CS official mail center technician and A1C Thanh Chu, 22nd CS radio frequency transmission technician, joined
  • 350th Air Refueling Squadron 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 Tyler Rutledge, 350th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, was selected as the spotlight performer for the week of Nov. 23 through 29.Rutledge, a Hooks, Texas
  • 22 Medical Group 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.First Lieutenant Aden Acklin, 22nd Medical Group practice manager, was selected as the spotlight performer for the week of Nov. 30 through Dec. 6.Acklin, a Tuscon, Arizona
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