• EOD Brings the Boom

    It’s remarkable what a difference a year of technical training can make. After 169 days of intense physical training and mental exhaustion, the U.S. Air Force transforms everyday men and women into Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians.

  • Derby Fourth of July Parade

    Members of Team McConnell ride McConnell’s KC-135 Stratotanker-inspired float July 4, 2019, in Derby, Kan. Derby celebrated its 150th anniversary of being an established city during it’s Fourth of July Parade. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Myrick)

  • EOD Airmen perform IED training

    Senior Airman Kaanen Brabbs, 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal journeyman, operates a robot to investigate a simulated improvised explosive device during training Oct. 24, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. EOD Airmen are first familiarized with robotic platforms

  • CE, SFS partner for realistic combat training

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – Airmen assigned to the 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron and the 22nd Security Forces Squadron participated in Tactical Combat Casualty Care training June 26-27, held for the first time here at the mock village on base.The purpose of the training was to further

  • 22nd CES EOD clears ANG weapons range

    Members of the 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron’s Explosive Ordinance Disposal flight conducted a clearance of Smoky Hill Air National Guard Range April 17-26 in Salina. Smoky Hill is a detachment of the 184th Intelligence Wing, which is located at McConnell, and is primarily an air-to-ground weapons

  • McConnell EOD Airmen attend robotics event, educate teens

    Three Airmen assigned to the 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordinance Disposal flight attended the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Robotics Competition in Oklahoma City, March 24-25.At the regional competitions, teams composed of teenagers demonstrate the abilities