• POW/MIA Wreath Ceremony

    Col. Nate Vogel, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Melissa Royster, 22nd ARW command chief, lay a Prisoner of War/Missing in Action wreath during the POW/MIA wreath laying ceremony Sept. 16, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. McConnell AFB hosts the ceremony to honor

  • Honoring the ultimate sacrifice

    Watching an honor guard place a United States flag over the casket of a loved one is one of the most emotional and memorable experiences a person can have. It is also a reminder of all the sacrifices that person made to serve their country.

  • McConnell Base Honor Guard Training

    Airman 1st Class Adam Worley, 22nd Operations Support Squadron Radar, Airlift and Weather Systems technician, carefully folds the flag during honor guard training Oct. 8, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Airmen train for two weeks before serving four months as base honor guard members. The

  • POW/MIA Retreat Ceremony

    McConnell's Honor Guard flag detail folds the American flag during the 2019 prisoner(s) of war/missing in action Retreat Ceremony Sept. 20, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The installation honored those that served to protect and preserve the rights, privileges and freedoms by sacrificing

  • Red, White and Boom

    The laughs of children fill the ears of spectators, the aroma of food from various food trucks consumes the air and tension builds as the crowd awaits not only the fireworks, but also the performance of the McConnell Air Force Base Honor Guard.

  • Patriot Day Retreat ceremony

    Airmen from the McConnell Air Force Base Honor Guard begin to fold the flag during the Patriot Day retreat ceremony Sept. 11, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Local law enforcement and fire departments participated in the ceremony along side their military counterparts. (U.S. Air Force

  • McConnell Airman impresses community

    Tech. Sgt. Bobby McCrary, 22nd Force Support Squadron Honor Guard NCO in charge, has been selected as one of ‘40 Under 40’ to be recognized as a rising star in Wichita.Each year, the Wichita Business Journal selects 40 members in the surrounding community under 40 years old who demonstrate great