• Alexa, What's the weather today?

    Staff Sgt. Jordan Field, 22nd Operation Support Squadron weather forecaster, answers the phone March 26, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Field continually monitors weather severity and wind speeds to ensure everything from aircraft flights to outdoor physical fitness tests are permitted.

  • Into the dark

    A KC-135 Stratotankers sit on the flightline awaiting alert crews during an exercise Jan. 29, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The exercise allowed the 22nd Air Refueling Wing to test our reaction capabilities and ensures mission success in case of a real world event. (U.S. Air Force photo

  • Through McConnell’s eyes

    Staff Sgt. Aaron Prevost, 22nd Operational Medical Readiness Squadron noncommissioned officer-in-charge optometry, performs a routine eye exam on Senior Airman Mitchel Delfosse, 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron electrical environmental system journeyman, Jan. 30, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base,

  • KC-46 Delivery #20

    Maj. Gen. Randall A. Ogden, 4th Air Force commander, poses with aircrew that delivered McConnell’s 20th KC-46A Pegasus, Dec. 20, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. McConnell will have a fleet of 36 KC-46s to lead the future of aerial refueling. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi

  • Spreading Holiday cheer one box at a time

    For most people, the Holidays are a happy time — from being around the ones you love, to enjoying a home cooked Holiday meal. Unfortunately, not everyone gets that time with their loved ones.

  • Chief Master Sgt. Release

    Chiefs from McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., pose with the newest Chief Master Sgt. selects Nov. 26, 2019. There were four Senior Master Sergeants chosen to promote to the rank of Chief, two of the selects were deployed. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Bosarge)

  • Generations of Service

    The Air Force is all about family, but one family will find that McConnell Air Force Base brought them closer than they ever thought possible.

  • Securing Secrets

    Being a Combat Crew Communications Airman is more than just talking to pilots and looking at maps. It’s ensuring that no communication entailing sensitive information falls into the wrong hands.

  • Proclamation Signing

    Lt. Col. Jacob Leck, 22nd Civil Engineering Squadron commander, signs the 2019 Fire Prevention Week Proclamation Oct. 4, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. During fire prevention week, McConnell AFB Fire Department hosts various activities in order to raise fire safety awareness for Airmen and