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  • McConnell first to test KC-46 NVG flights

    A 344th Air Refueling Squadron aircrew from McConnell Air Force Base was the first KC-46 Pegasus crew to conduct operational test flights using night vision goggles.

  • McConnell Base Honor Guard Training

    Airman 1st Class Adam Worley, 22nd Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airlift and Weather Systems technician, carefully folds the flag during honor guard training Oct. 8, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Airmen train for two weeks before serving four months as base honor guard members. The

  • CBRN Training

    Master Sgt. Stephen Thomas, 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels information services center section chief, reviews the chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear commander’s battle book Sept. 5, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Thomas was one of the three team leaders during the

  • McConnell's first EMT Rodeo

    McConnell’s 22nd MDG held its first Emergency Medical Technician Rodeo, which provided medical personnel an opportunity to practice different types of tactical combat casualty care techniques.

  • Refueling keeps Red Flag flying

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. –The Red Flag Tanker Task Force, with air mobility assets from three bases, descended on the Las Vegas skies three weeks ago in support the international training exercise, Red Flag-Nellis 18-1.The RFTTF consists of personnel, aircraft and equipment from McConnell Air

  • McConnell maintainers get a taste of deployed life during Red Flag 18-1

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – A team of McConnell maintainers touched down at Nellis AFB nearly two weeks ago in support of Red Flag 18-1, the year’s first iteration of the Air Force’s premiere international combat exercise.The Red Flag Tanker Task Force Maintenance Team consists of 45 members from

  • 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

  • 22nd SFS Airmen train for deployment, save money

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.— Six 22nd Security Forces Airmen traveled to Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Nov. 27 to Dec. 1 to receive heavy-weapons training required for a deployment and save Air Force money through innovative processes.“We have a team going to a centralized location overseas,

  • 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

  • Military working dog detection training

    Szarik, a 22nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog, chews a toy after completing his objective during detection training Sept. 13, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The dogs are rewarded each time they locate a target and alert their handlers to it. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman