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  • Contracting Airmen foster diversity & inclusion during training event

    Members of the 22nd Contracting Squadron and McConnell Air Force Base Airman and Family Readiness Center pose for a photo during a Four Lenses training event Dec. 23, 2021, at the Greater Wichita Partnership in downtown Wichita, Kansas. The Four Lenses training was presented by A&FRC personnel and

  • McConnell's very own Keeper

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. — The Freedom Keeper, a 10-foot tall fiberglass replica of the Keeper of the Plains statue, was unveiled at McConnell Air Force Base July 23, 2021.

  • Fireworks, flames and safety

    The Fourth of July is celebrated annually through traditions such as barbeques, parties and fireworks, however, it is also a prime time for unnecessary injuries.

  • 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'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

  • National Police Week Guard Mount Ceremony

    Airman 1st Class Christine Rogers, 22nd Force Support Squadron honor guardsman, folds a flag during a National Police Week Guard Mount ceremony May 14, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The Guard Mount ceremony was held to honor fallen law enforcement officers from McConnell and across the

  • Women’s History Month

    The first female recruit, Esther Blake, joined the United States Air Force, July 8, 1948, leading the way for countless women in the future.

  • It’s tax time

    Dona Schulte, 22nd Wing Staff Agency tax center volunteer, helps an Airman with taxes March 11, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Tax center volunteers are required to take Internal Revenue Service certifications annually, ensuring they’re confident with filing taxes. To become a tax center