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  • 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
  • 22nd MXS 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 Franklin Bonam, 22nd Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment apprentice, received the spotlight performer for the week of Jan. 23-27.  Bonam
  • 22nd CES 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. Eloy Garcia, 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron fire inspector, received the spotlight performer for the week of Jan. 2-6.  Garcia enforces both national and
  • From idea to innovation: encompassing a mindset

    Born in Poland, the young boy immigrated to the United States at the age of 10. Although he was far ahead of the math curriculum at his school, neither he nor his brother spoke English, until a librarian, Ms. Rousch, offered to help.“Within six months I was speaking English fluently,” said Master Sgt. Bartek Bachleda, 22nd Air Refueling Wing Plans
  • Hoop there it is: McConnell’s Tornadoes

    Twelve of McConnell’s Airmen combined their time and efforts into the base basketball team, the McConnell Tornadoes. The team represents the base by duking it out against 15 other Air Force and Army installation basketball teams from Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico and Missouri. From personnel specialist to boom operators, each
  • Dreams to Destiny: Ethiopian boy becomes American Airman

    As a young boy living in Ethiopia, his mother often asked him what he wanted to be when he grew up, and his reply was always the same-- “I want to be a soldier.”She responded with, “No, you should say you want to be a doctor.” His father, a logistics officer in the Ethiopian Army, jumped to his defense, “Hey, leave him alone, he wants to follow his
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