• MILO - Where the threats are high or low

    Tim Dixon, 22nd Security Forces Squadron security forces training senior instructor, assembles a trainer 9 mm pistol for use in the multiple interactive learning objective training simulator Feb. 6, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The MILO is a multiple scenario simulator that allows

  • Team McConnell honors late MWD Don

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.— When picturing an Airman, most people don’t think of them as furry and four-legged, but military working dogs are just as important to the mission as any human Airman.On Jan. 19, Team McConnell came together to honor the memory of MWD Don, who passed away Dec. 8 after

  • Military working dogs scout training

    Iras, a 22nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog, waits to begin a training session March 23, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The MWD handlers work with the dogs regularly to ensure they are ready to respond to real-world operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Erin

  • Defenders fortify skills with new virtual training system

    What does it mean to be a defender? It means having the courage to put others safety before their own, being uncertain of the outcome but choosing to stand up and fight regardless. That is why Security Forces Airmen are known as “Defenders.” It is the 22nd Security Forces Squadron’s responsibility

  • MWD retires from McConnell after 62 dog years

    A furry member of Team McConnell recently retired from the 22nd Security Forces Squadron after dedicating most of her life to being a military working dog. Djule was a patrol and explosives detection dog, and along with her time stateside, spent six months deployed to Kuwait in 2013 in support of