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  • McConnell Airman creates, inspires

    She doesn't work in a fancy studio with the best and newest tools; She doesn't even have her own space set aside to do what she loves. All she needs is a kitchen table to enter into her own world, a world that just happens to be spreading to and inspiring others.Master Sgt. Hilda Holmes, 22nd Air

  • Hoop Dreams

    She once had dreams of scoring points as a profession and serving defenders on the court. Now she needs points for promotion while serving her country.Senior Airman Emery Buckner, 22nd Force Support Squadron customer support journeyman, enjoys doing what she does as a military personnelist, but she

  • 22nd Director of Staff 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. Christina Begeal, 22nd Air Refueling Wing Community Support Coordinator administrator, was selected as the

  • Bringing up Iras

    Not every dog is cut out to be a Military Working Dog. So far, Iras, a two-year old Belgian Malinois and McConnell Air Force Base's newest MWD, has proven that he has the right temperament and work ethic to continue his training.Like most MWDs, Iras' career began at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland,

  • 22nd Maintenance 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.Airman 1st Class Aurora Maldonado-Garcia, 22nd Maintenance Group aircraft maintenance unit analyst, was selected as the

  • 22nd Medical Support 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 Sgt. LaTasha Compton, 22nd Medical Support Squadron outpatient records NCO in charge, was selected as the spotlight

  • Ability of the Utilities Shop

    There are many pieces to the puzzle that make up Team McConnell. The 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron liquid fuels shop is one of those pieces. Their days consist of checking and controlling the fuel that gets pumped intoKC-135Rs on the flight line."We maintain the fuel systems" said Samuel Brenizer,

  • Airmen hit the gridiron to build teamwork

    Airmen around base have a variety of ways to stay in shape. There's the gym, various running trails, and even nutrition classes.Some Airmen, however, take to the gridiron as a way to maintain fitness and build camaraderie."Well, I keep doing it for the fun, teamwork and exercise," said Staff Sgt.

  • 22nd Medical Operations Support 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.Airman 1st Class Deanna Willis, 22nd Medical Operations Squadron aerospace medical technician, was selected as the spotlight

  • Chasing a legacy

    The silhouette of a man standing at the door saying goodbye is the last memory she had as a 5-year-old girl watching her father leave for war. He never returned home. The story of his heroism was lost after the war; that is, until that little girl's son started digging for the memories of the long