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  • 22nd CONS member 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.Melinda Forgit, 22nd Contracting Squadron contract specialist, received the spotlight performer for the week of April 10-14.Forgit’s duties include procuring and planning
  • Beekeeping: McConnell Airman’s ‘sweet’ hobby

    During his studies as an environmental science major, a McConnell Airman became interested in beekeeping, which led him down the path to a somewhat-unusual hobby.Tech. Sgt. Garrett Wright, 22nd Operations Support Squadron Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape and Personnel Recovery specialist, obtained his first honeybees last year after attending
  • BTZ ‘Mighty Eagle’ wins ISR Airman of the Year

    An Airman from the 22nd Operations Support Squadron intelligence flight won 2016 Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Airman of the Year award for her exemplary work in keeping aircrews safe from enemy threats. Senior Airman Samantha Edsall, 22nd OSS intelligence analyst, received the news from her squadron commander and in her
  • 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.   Tech. Sgt. Paul Nardini, 22nd Air Refueling Wing command and control procedures instructor, received the spotlight performer for the week of March 13–17. Nardini is the
  • A journey of resiliency: healing the wounds that can’t be seen

    Nine deployments, severe depression, anxiety and alcoholism, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and a suicide attempt were what drove one McConnell Airman to begin a journey to reshape his life.“My first combative deployment was to Kirkuk, Iraq, back in 2006,” said Tech. Sgt. Terrance Williams, 22nd Security Forces Squadron resources NCO in-charge. “I
  • Innovation can be anyone’s idea

    McConnell is the first base in Air Mobility Command to jump-start the quarterly and annual Innovation Awards when it was established in 2016.The awards recognize an Airman’s or a team’s innovative accomplishments that have enhanced mission capability, improved operational performance or produced validated savings, similar to other wing quarterly
  • 22nd MXG 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 Eric Higgerson, 22nd Maintenance Group maintenance scheduler, received the spotlight performer for the week of Feb. 13–17. Higgerson is one of the primary
  • 22nd FSS member 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.   Nettie Webb, 22nd Force Support Squadron civilian personnel officer, received the spotlight performer for the week of Jan. 30 – Feb. 3. Webb manages the wing civilian
  • McConnell Airmen work to ensure base’s water quality

    The base water supply is something that most people don’t consider on a daily basis, but for some Airmen, their everyday operations revolve around it− specifically those in 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron Water and Fuels Systems Maintenance and some in the 22nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron Bioenvironmental Engineering flight.When it comes to the water
  • 22nd MDSS 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 Meredith Lindsay, 22nd Medical Support Squadron medical logistics technician, received the spotlight performer for the week of Feb. 6-10. Lindsay’s duties
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