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  • McConnell a No-Drone Zone

    McConnell Air Force Base is reminding individuals that the installation is a no-drone zone.  The safety and security of the Air Force mission and individuals vital to the mission is crucial to the completion of McConnell’s objectives, and a clear airspace is a key component of that safety.
  • McConnell first to test KC-46 NVG flights

    A 344th Air Refueling Squadron aircrew from McConnell Air Force Base was the first KC-46 Pegasus crew to conduct operational test flights using night vision goggles.
  • Department of the Air Force to consider military family support measures in future basing decisions

    The addition of these criteria aims to ensure locations under consideration have sufficient support for the unique needs of military families who relocate frequently.
  • Air Force ends promotion testing for E-7 and above

    The Air Force announced today it is removing the Weighted Airman Promotion System testing requirement for active-duty promotions to the grades of E-7 through E-9, beginning this fall with the 2019 E-9/chief master sergeant promotion cycle.
  • 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.
  • Air Force Spark Tank winning idea takes next step at 97 AMW

    Positioned next to every KC-135 Stratotanker boom operator in training is an instructor lying on a pad in the boom pod guiding them through training.
  • Japan AF acquaints with KC-46

    Representatives from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force met with members from the 22nd Maintenance Group July 11.The JASDF airmen visited McConnell in order to see the commonalities between the KC-46 Pegasus and KC-767 J. The KC-767 is Japan’s current refueling airframe.“Originally at the time of the programmed meeting in Japan, we were informed that
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