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  • Do you know how to wear your winter weather gear?

    Air Force Instruction 36-2903 informs Airmen how to properly wear their cold weather gear to keep themselves protected during winter months. 
  • Air Force communicators join forces

    Airmen charged with telling the Air Force story have joined forces to execute their mission more efficiently. Public affairs offices and multimedia centers across the Air Force officially merged Oct. 1. "This is a move that makes sense," said Tech. Sgt. Chyrece Campbell, 22nd Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs, noncommissioned officer in charge of
  • Air Force dependent ends season in pros

    It can be entertaining to teach and watch a toddler to conceive the idea of catch and toss. He gives his entire might whipping the ball, much bigger than his hand. And, the ball flies only a few yards away, straight in to the ground as he grins in confidence the entire play. This was much the case for Ronnie Morales, son of Master Sgt. Anthony
  • BOOM: EOD supporting Wichita

    Some people don't know the 22nd Civil Engineering Squadron, Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit, serves as the primary response agency for all military ordnance reported in Wichita. "Due to the Posse Comitatus Act, we can not perform any 'law-enforcement' activities on non-federal property, but we, military EOD, are responsible for rendering safe all
  • Flying Bandits Strike Again

    The 349th Air Refueling Squadron received its nickname as the "Beale Bandits" while attached to Beale Air Force Base, Calif. It was activated at McConnell on January 1, 1994, as part of the 22nd Air Refueling Wing, and the squadron decided to keep the nickname "Bandits." The 349th Air Refueling Squadron contributed to the wing's 2007 fiscal year
  • McConnell colonel becomes chief

    "Being promoted to the grade of chief master sergeant is Col. Michael Dillard, 22nd Maintenance Group commander, said a chief during a ceremony here Dec. 1 The crowd went silent. People looked around at each other wondering if Chief Master Sgt. John Gebhardt, 22nd Medical Group superintendent, realized what he had said. Many people know about
  • Route 56 mentors children

    Route 56, Community Service Committee, hosts a program, which is designed to mentor children who may have troubles or problems making friends, in conjunction with Winteer Elementary School called "Lunch Buddies". Every week, Route 56 asks Airmen interested in volunteering to sacrifice their lunch break for the opportunity to visit with children on
  • MSG executive secretary reaches 50 years of civil service

    For many military members, serving their country is their way to contribute to their country. What some people may not realize is through the sacrifices and dedication of civil servicemembers, their work can also add substantial value to the US government. For military members who retire after 20 years of service, it can be seen as quite an
  • McConnell warriors receive Meritorious Service Medals

    Staff Sgt. Josh Brown and Senior Airman Gary Weakland, 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, received Meritorious Service Medals for time served as lead vehicle commander with the 424 Medium Truck Detachment at Camp Arifjan Air Base, Kuwait. "You are pretty much the navigator, the 'eyes and ears' for the convoy commander," said Sergeant Brown.
  • Need PT improvement? schedule a running test

    How could the Health and Wellness Center help improve a person's run time for his next physical training test? Of the many health programs featured at the HAWC, the Running Shoe Evaluation provides a look on how well a person can strut their stuff. Wearing the proper foot wear while running plays a big part on how people perform. The running shoe