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  • KC-46 TACC Mission

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – A KC-46A Pegasus assigned to the 22nd Air Refueling Wing completed the first Tanker Airlift Control Center tasking for the airframe Aug. 11, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas.

  • Ducemus... We Lead!

    Col. Nate Vogel, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander, delivers a message about McConnell Air Force Base and its aerial refueling mission.

  • Breaking the Ice

    Airmen from the 22nd Maintenance Squadron de-ice the wings of a KC-46A Pegasus using Global GL1800 de-ice trucks Oct. 28, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The de-icing process demands coordination between aircrews, marshallers and de-ice truck operators to ensure the safety of Airmen and

  • A new breed of pilot

    The excitement in the air was palpable as 2nd Lt. Alisson Moraes, 14th Student Squadron Undergraduate Pilot Training graduate, sat behind the controls of the KC-46A Pegasus during a tour of the aircraft Sept. 25, 2020.

  • Munitions flight helps to fuel the fight

    The terms “air refueling base” and “ammunition” are probably not linked in the minds of most people. But when it comes to all things ammo at McConnell Air Force Base, the 22nd Maintenance Squadron’s munitions flight runs the show behind the scenes.

  • Maintainers perform A-check on KC-46

    Airman 1st Class Joshua Tillman, 22nd Maintenance Squadron crew chief, assists Airman 1st Class Francisco Ramirez, 22nd Maintenance Squadron crew chief, with a 4A-check on a KC-46 Pegasus Aug. 3, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Tillman and Ramirez removed the panels to access the flight

  • POL fuels the fight

    A petroleum, oil and lubricants truck drives to refuel a KC-46 Pegasus on the flightline March 24, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. POL services McConnell’s 55 aircraft and offloads approximately 75,000 gallons of Jet A fuel daily supporting aerial refueling operations. (U.S. Air Force