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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

  • 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

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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