• Fire station 1

    Airman 1st Class Jeff Farrell, 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection apprentice, checks the power steering fluid during a morning truck checkout Aug. 4, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. During these daily checks, firefighters ensure everything from the hose nozzles on the truck to

  • McConnell turns up the heat

    Firefighters from the Wichita Airport Police and Fire Department wait to begin aviation recertification training Oct. 21, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The team visited McConnell to receive live-fire training for recertification under the Federal Aviation Administration. (U.S. Air Force

  • Fire department daily operations checks ensure readiness

    Airman 1st Class Josh Henson, 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron firefighter, performs an operations check on one of the fire department’s emergency vehicles, Feb. 1, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Daily inspections are done on each vehicle to ensure mission preparedness. (U.S. Air Force