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  • 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.
  • Team McConnell’s Diversity and Inclusion Task Force works together toward change

    Diversity and inclusion have become a defining quality in the Air Force and Team McConnell is doing its part to continue making changes for all Airmen.
  • Therapy through triathlon: Beyond the Blue

    In 2008, a young April Spilde joined the Air Force unsuspecting of the challenges she would face and eventually overcome during her career.
  • 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 refueling for an operational B-1 unit and 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 state of Kansas. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior
  • 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 volunteer, call the tax office at (316) 759-2487.
  • Daylight Savings

    (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)
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