• Boom operator completes 500 combat missions

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- A McConnell Airman completed his 500th combat mission as a boom operator during his current deployment, with the 379th Air Expeditionary Wing at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. Tech. Sgt. Dwight Miller completed the milestone on his 15th deployment by refueling a couple

  • Red Flag provides refined boom, instructor training

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – McConnell air crews are focusing on developing air refueling skills for their youngest boom operators at the Air Force’s premier air-to-air exercise, Red Flag 18-1, which kicked off at Nellis AFB nearly two weeks ago and continues through Friday.The crews are using the

  • 349th ARS 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 Kowan McFalls, 349th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, received the spotlight performer for the week of