• Maintaining Readiness

    Senior Airman Nicholas Summit, 22nd Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment journeyman, inspects a bolt on a self-generating nitrogen cart July 8, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. AGE Airmen are responsible for maintaining flightline equipment for the 41 aircraft assigned to

  • 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

  • McConnell maintainers support MacDill mission

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.— McConnell maintainers have been providing support to MacDill Air Force Base aircraft since Sept. 7 after they were evacuated from Florida to avoid potential damage from Hurricane Irma. When MacDill’s KC-135 Stratotankers landed at McConnell, only a handful of