• 22nd LRS innovations save $40,000, increase safety

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.— The 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron’s Vehicle Management Flight recently constructed and installed a modification to enhance the safety of McConnell Airmen while saving the Air Force thousands of dollars.The nine-ton high-lift truck is used for loading cargo into

  • SERE training

    Tech. Sgt. Garrett Wright, 22nd Operations Support Squadron Survival Evasion Resistance and Escape and Personnel Recovery specialist, communicates with aircrews during a Combat Survival Refresher Course July 13, 2017, in Derby, Kan. During the training, Wright coordinated with aircrew to establish

  • 2017 staff sergeant release

    Airmen receive certificates for their selection to staff sergeant Aug. 24, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The Air Force selected 14,181 senior airmen for promotion, 186 of which are assigned to McConnell. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Erin McClellan)

  • 22nd Mission Support Group change of command

    Col. Matthew Benivegna relinquishes command of the 22nd Mission Support Group to Col. Tony Gamboa July 17, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The change of command ceremony is a time-honored tradition that symbolizes a transfer of authority. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman 1st Class Erin

  • 22nd Medical Support Squadron change of command

    Lt. Col. Lee Nenortas relinquishes command of the 22nd Medical Support Squadron to Lt. Col. Dwayne Baca July 7, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The change of command ceremony is a time-honored tradition that symbolizes the transfer of authority to a new leader. (U.S. Air Force photos/Airman

  • KC-46 aircrew training nearing completion

    This summer, the 344th Air Refueling Squadron, the Air Force's first active-duty KC-46A Pegasus operational flying squadron, will soon be ready for Initial Operations Test and Evaluation.                                                                                  The squadron wasn’t officially

  • 22nd MDG will switch to online portal to schedule appointments

    Beginning June 1, all 22nd Medical Group beneficiaries are required to use the Tricare Online Patient Portal Secure Messaging System for appointments and non-urgent health care needs to help improve communication between patients and their health care team.   Patients will still be able to call the

  • 60 year old tankers enable first F-35 European deployment

    History happened April 14 as the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Lightening II deployed to Europe for the first time carried by the backbone of the aerial refueling fleet, the KC-135 Stratotanker.   “The mission of the 22nd Air Refueling Wing is to refuel the fight,” said Col. Albert Miller, 22nd ARW

  • First Assignment Instructor Pilots visit McConnell

    Nineteen First Assignment Instructor Pilots visited McConnell Air Force Base, April 2.The FAIPs, currently stationed at Columbus Air Force Base, Mississippi, as T-1 Jayhawk instructor pilots, made the trip to get a closer look at the KC-135 Stratotanker and learn about the base mission before they

  • Officers develop, hone skills during First Term Officer’s Course

    Taking a new twist on the First Term Airman’s Course, twenty-four company grade officers from across Team McConnell participated in a First Term Officer’s Course developed to assist officers in transitioning to their first base and polish leadership skills as they start their careers aiding others.