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  • Derby Independence Day Parade

    Senior Airman Brandon Holland, 22nd Security Forces Squadron patrolman, high fives a parade attendee during Derby’s Independence Day parade July 3, 2021, in Derby, Kansas. McConnell Air Force Base had military members from the 184th Wing, 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron and 22nd SFS, participate in the annual parade for the city of Derby. (U.S. Air
  • Remembering 9/11 - Heroes Forever

    Col. Emily Farkas, 22nd Maintenance Group commander, speaks at the Patriot Day Retreat Ceremony Sept. 11, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The ceremony was held to honor the civilians and first responders who lost their lives during the 9/11 terrorist attacks. (U.S Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Marc A. Garcia)
  • 22nd CONS troop named AMC Airman of the Year

    The AMC annual awards recognize individuals and teams whose exceptional achievements and leadership qualities distinguished them from their peers. It wasn’t by luck that she achieved this prestigious award.
  • McConnell’s Innovation Lab partners with the community to support healthcare workers

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- McConnell’s Innovation Lab has been supporting a community project since March 27, 2020, by 3-D printing face shield frames for those on the front line battling the coronavirus.
  • 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.
  • KC-46 fuel tank removal: an Air Force first

    For the first time in history, eight McConnell Airmen removed a fuel tank from a KC-46 Pegasus to perform repairs.
  • MDUSA 05 Arrival

    Members of Team McConnell exit a KC-46A Pegasus April 20, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. This is the fifth KC-46 to be delivered to McConnell. It is the first Pegasus delivery to have an aircrew composed of both active duty and reserve pilots from the 22nd and 931st Air Refueling Wings. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi
  • Defenders win Air Force level Award

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.—The 22nd Security Forces Squadron from McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, achieved the Best Medium Unit Award in not only the Air Mobility Command, but also the Air Force.
  • A day in the life: KC-46 aircrew familiarization

    While still getting familiar with the KC-46A Pegasus and the new capabilities with it, there are many unknowns for the aircrew. The Air Force has implemented a four-stage approach for integrating the KC-46 to help with this. First is the familiarization phase, next initial operations test and evaluations will be completed, then initial operational capability, before the aircrew is considered to be in the fourth phase of full operational capability.
  • McConnell AFB welcomes first KC-46A Pegasus

    Today, Team McConnell’s Total Force crews delivered the first two KC-46A Pegasus aircraft to the Home of Air Refueling – in the Air Capital of the World.