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  • Safety powered through Innovation

    Airman 1st Class Colton Walls, 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron electrical power production technician, developed a tool at the McConnell Innovation Lab that will increase the safety measures for CES Airmen performing rapid airfield damage repair.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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