• 22nd SFS, volunteers keep trick or treaters safe

    Halloween can be an exciting time of year for families, especially children, but it’s important to remember to stay safe while out trick or treating.This year, trick or treating in base housing will be held Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m. Off-duty personnel from the 22nd Security Forces Squadron will team up

  • 22nd LRS civilian celebrates 40 years at McConnell

    Most of the time, Airmen pass through duty stations quickly, only staying at each one for a few years or so. For a lot of civilians who work with the Air Force, that’s often not the case.Bob Sommerhauser, 22nd Logistics Readiness Squadron fire truck mechanic, recently received a pin to recognize his

  • 2016 CFC begins at McConnell

    The Combined Federal Campaign began Sept. 26 and will run until Nov. 7.The CFC is an organization that allows federal employees to choose between more than 2,000 non-profit organizations to donate to. It is one of only two organizations authorized to solicit federal employees in the workplace. “The

  • KC-135 celebrates 60 years

    On Aug. 31, 1956, “Heartbreak Hotel,” was on the radio and the KC-135 Stratotanker was heard for the first time during its maiden flight. More than 250 people gathered 60 years later to celebrate the KC-135 as it reached its diamond anniversary, Aug. 31, at the McConnell Air Park. The event included

  • Air Force Ball set for Sept. 10

    The annual Air Force Ball for Team McConnell is scheduled for 6 p.m., Sept. 10, at the Hyatt Regency in Wichita. “The Air Force Ball is a time-honored tradition where we celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the United States Air Force on Sept. 18, 1947,” said Maj. Pedro Colón, 22nd Medical

  • KC-46 construction projects continue

    The first home of the KC-46 Pegasus is taking shape through ongoing construction projects here, totaling $267 million.“We’re smack-dab in the middle of, and approaching the end of the overall construction program,” said Capt. Daniel Gartland, KC-46 Program Integration Office chief of design and