• The next Phoenix Raven

    It’s freshman year of college for Airman 1st Class Desman Martin, 22nd Security Forces Squadron patrolman, at the University of South Carolina. The track scholarship he earned drove him during classes and especially his training. A few years later he would find himself in a completely different

  • Defenders win Air Force level Award

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.—The 22nd Security Forces Squadron from McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, achieved the Best Medium Unit Award in not only the Air Mobility Command, but also the Air Force.

  • Team McConnell honors late MWD Don

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.— When picturing an Airman, most people don’t think of them as furry and four-legged, but military working dogs are just as important to the mission as any human Airman.On Jan. 19, Team McConnell came together to honor the memory of MWD Don, who passed away Dec. 8 after

  • 22nd SFS Airmen train for deployment, save money

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan.— Six 22nd Security Forces Airmen traveled to Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Nov. 27 to Dec. 1 to receive heavy-weapons training required for a deployment and save Air Force money through innovative processes.“We have a team going to a centralized location overseas,

  • Military working dog detection training

    Szarik, a 22nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog, chews a toy after completing his objective during detection training Sept. 13, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The dogs are rewarded each time they locate a target and alert their handlers to it. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman

  • CE, SFS partner for realistic combat training

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – Airmen assigned to the 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron and the 22nd Security Forces Squadron participated in Tactical Combat Casualty Care training June 26-27, held for the first time here at the mock village on base.The purpose of the training was to further

  • Military working dogs scout training

    Iras, a 22nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog, waits to begin a training session March 23, 2017, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The MWD handlers work with the dogs regularly to ensure they are ready to respond to real-world operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Erin

  • 22nd SFS civilian wins AF award: unit’s fifth consecutive winning year

    Ken Chrapkowski, 22nd Security Forces Squadron deputy security officer, won the 2016 Outstanding Security Forces Support Staff Civilian of the Year award at the Air Force level. The award encourages outstanding individual achievement and performance and is based on duty accomplishments,