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  • McConnell holds annual POW/MIA wreath laying ceremony

    Lt. Col. Paul Castillo, 22nd Wing Staff Agencies wing chaplain, reminds 2020 POW/MIA wreath laying ceremony attendees the importance of honoring service members who have sacrificed their freedom or lives in service to their country Sept. 16, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. America’s Armed Forces still search for the approximately 82,000
  • Munitions flight helps to fuel the fight

    The terms “air refueling base” and “ammunition” are probably not linked in the minds of most people. But when it comes to all things ammo at McConnell Air Force Base, the 22nd Maintenance Squadron’s munitions flight runs the show behind the scenes.
  • McConnell’s armory keeps the mission going

    Airman 1st Class Brandon Holland, 22nd Security Forces Squadron armorer, performs a function check on an M249 light machine gun Sept. 8, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Function checks must be performed at minimum once a month on each weapon to ensure all the equipment is working properly and that no malfunctions will occur while on
  • Don’t Give Up Campaign

    Senior Airman Brian Whitcomb, 22nd Healthcare Operations Squadron medical technician, right, and Airman 1st Class DeMario Morgan, 22nd HCOS medical technician, left, inspire members of Team McConnell Sept. 1, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. There were 13 members that stood at McConnell’s gates to ensure Airmen knew they are not alone
  • Labor Day Safety

    (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)
  • 22nd CPTS services portal coming soon

    The Air Force is implementing a Comptroller Services Portal across all installations to give service members and Department of the Air Force employees’ access to financial assistance at any time.
  • Bandits return home after months of fueling the fight

    Not even a pandemic could stop Team McConnell from refueling the fight and providing tanker support to Air Force missions overseas.
  • DFAC supports wing operational readiness exercise

    Airman 1st Class Dyves Martin, 22nd Force Support Squadron food service shift lead, builds boxed meals for alert force personnel during the Operational Readiness Inspection Aug. 19, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The exercise is a four day performance-based readiness evaluation used to assess McConnell’s ability to generate aerial
  • McConnell welcomes privatized housing resident advocate

    McConnell welcomed a privatized housing resident advocate for members living in base housing on June 22, 2020.
  • 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 the items in their first aid kit are ready for an
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