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  • 350th ARS refuels the fight

    Lt. Col. Jacob Parker, 350th Air Refueling Squadron commander, boards a KC-135 Stratotanker after performing an external preflight inspection Oct. 15, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The preflight inspection is a visual check to verify the integrity of the aircraft and ensure all aircraft

  • McConnell soars to honor medical personnel and academy graduates

    On Saturday, April 18, a McConnell KC-135 Stratotanker refueled the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds,” who were en route to perform flyovers in Colorado for both the Air Force Academy graduation and front line medical professionals combating COVID-19.

  • #8 K-46A Pegasus Arrival

    A KC-46A Pegasus lands at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., July 19, 2019. The aircraft is the eighth addition to McConnell's Pegasus fleet. The installation will be receiving 36 total, next generation aircraft. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Myrick)

  • KC-135 Statotanker Touch and Goes

    A KC-135 Stratotanker approaches the runway at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan, Dec. 18, 2018. The KC-135 is a force multiplier by mfurthering long-range bombers reach and keeping fighters on target longer. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Chris Thornbury)