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  • McConnell’s ACE Team empowers innovation

    Agile Combat Employment or ACE is a new term joining the McConnell vocabulary fueled by the formation of a new team working to expand the 22nd Air Refueling Wing’s capabilities as part of a larger Air Force effort to provide operational units with greater flexibility and increase combat capability.

  • KC-46 TACC Mission

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – A KC-46A Pegasus assigned to the 22nd Air Refueling Wing completed the first Tanker Airlift Control Center tasking for the airframe Aug. 11, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas.

  • Fighters can't fight alone

    McConnell’s 22nd and 931st Air Refueling Wings sent tankers to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, in support of Exercise Red Flag 21-3 from July 17 to August 6.

  • Ducemus... We Lead!

    Col. Nate Vogel, 22nd Air Refueling Wing commander, delivers a message about McConnell Air Force Base and its aerial refueling mission.

  • McConnell's KC-46 refuels Ellsworth’s B-1

    A KC-46A Pegasus, taxis to the runway May 17, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The KC-46 flew to a training area near Rapid City, S.D., where the crew worked jointly with a B-1B Lancer aircrew from the 37th Bomb Squadron, assigned to Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., to perform the first B-1

  • 931st ARW refuels the joint force during NE21

    Airmen with the 931st Air Refueling Wing (ARW) premiered the KC-46A Pegasus aircraft and its capabilities during Exercise Northern Edge 2021 (NE21) — a U.S. only joint-field training exercise held above the Joint Pacific Alaska Range Complex and in the Gulf of Alaska during May 3-14, 2021.

  • Breaking Barriers: First KC-46 all-female flight

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, KAN.— A flight crew from McConnell Air Force Base tied back their hair, laced up their boots and made history as the first all-female flight on the KC-46A Pegasus Jan. 22, 2021.

  • Breaking the Ice

    Airmen from the 22nd Maintenance Squadron de-ice the wings of a KC-46A Pegasus using Global GL1800 de-ice trucks Oct. 28, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The de-icing process demands coordination between aircrews, marshallers and de-ice truck operators to ensure the safety of Airmen and