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  • Weather is always on watch

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kansas— The quick action of a weather flight can play a major factor in limiting the loss of life and damage to property. 1991, during the most severe storm season ever recorded in Kansas, the then 384th Operations Support Squadron weather flight showed extraordinary support and value when McConnell Air Force Base was directly struck by a tornado.
  • Alexa, What's the weather today?

    Staff Sgt. Jordan Field, 22nd Operation Support Squadron weather forecaster, answers the phone March 26, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Field continually monitors weather severity and wind speeds to ensure everything from aircraft flights to outdoor physical fitness tests are permitted. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi
  • Future KC-46 home prepares for winter with arrival of de-icing tanks

    With the upcoming potential for freezing temperatures, the base welcomed the arrival of two de-icing tanks capable of supporting the KC-46 Pegausus, Sept. 12.The 68-foot-long tanks were hauled from Los Angeles and will be put in the ground below the flightline to store de-icing fluid as well as the recycled run-off. The new additions are part of
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