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  • McConnell library to celebrate national library week with open house

    The library has the ability to bring the world to your fingertips. National Library Week, from April 15 through April 21, celebrates the importance of having libraries in our local communities and its place in America's society. Having such resources available to Airmen and their families not only

  • Air Force Tidbits

    When the Air Force Song is played, it is customary to stand at attention from the first to the last note of the music. Do not salute. The same courtesy is rendered to sister service songs.

  • When big things happen in life, don't lose out

    The big events in life are busy times, but don't forget one important thing to avoid losing TRICARE health care coverage eligibility -- keep your TRICARE information current. It's simple to do. Just notify the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System when life's big events occur. The

  • Base library has much to offer

    With more than 48,000 books, 14 computers and numerous programs, the McConnell Base Library, located in the Robert J. Dole Community Center, has much more to offer than many people may realize. The materials offered at the base library accommodate a variety of people. The library has several

  • 344th ARS helps fuel McConnell’s mission

    The 344th Air Refueling Squadron's mission is to train and equip flight crew members to perform aerial refueling and airlift, wherever and whenever directed, according to Lt. Col. John Newberry, 344th ARS commander. Air refueling is vital because the KC-135's allow other aircraft greater range and

  • McConnell member gets chance to save life

    Master Sgt. Michael Castillo attended the Noncommissioned Officers Academy at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., in 2002 to enhance his military education. He never imagined attending the academy would also put him in the position to help save someone's life just a few years later. A speaker visited

  • March marks National Women's History Month

    In the early 19th century, women were considered second-class citizens whose existence was limited to the interior life of the home and care of the children. Women were considered sub-sets of their husbands, and, after marriage, they did not have the right to own property, maintain their wages or

  • Tanker Talkers to hold speech contest

    On March 8, the McConnell Tanker Talkers Toastmasters club will hold a speech contest to select a contestant to send to the Area International Speech Contest. Judges will be evaluating speeches in three main categories: content, delivery and style. Toastmasters is an international educational


    From traditional Air and Space Expeditionary Force deployments, to embedded support to the U.S. Army, the 22nd Communications Squadron is embroiled, day-to-day, in the Global War on Terror. This small unit of less than 150 military, a handful of civilians and contractors provides support to keep Air