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  • SPEK assembly

    Tech. Sgt. Michael Roray, 22nd Force Support Squadron sports program manager, attaches a purlin to an arch assembly Sept. 25, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Roray and a team of four other Airmen were assembling a Single Pallet Expeditionary Kitchen for the family mobility line event. The SPEK is a tent-based field kitchen designed to
  • Building McConnell’s firepower

    Construction workers from Evergreen Construction work on the exterior of the new combat arms training and maintenance range Jan. 14, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. McConnell’s Airmen will use the new CATM range to complete their annual qualification course, which is necessary to remain familiar with firearm techniques. This will allow
  • Three-bay KC-46 Pegasus hangar foam test

    Construction contractors and KC-46 Pegasus oversight teams perform a fire suppression system test in the newly-constructed, three-bay KC-46 Pegasus hangar May 12, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. In the event of a fire, high-expansion foam is dispensed from generators on the ceiling to cover aircraft inside and extinguish the flames. (U.S.
  • 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 construction. “Here in the next six to eight months,
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