• 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

  • The Eternal Bond

    While Airmen go through basic training at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, little do they know that down the street military working dogs are going through their own 120 day basic training. The dogs are then sent to their first duty station and paired with a handler.In the case of Staff Sgt. Michael

  • Securing McConnell's Mission

    Airman 1st Class Tayler Sonnevil, 22nd Security Forces Squadron patrolman, races down the runway March 24, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Sonnevil is responsible for law enforcement and maintaining order and safety for military personnel and assets on the flight line. (U.S. Air Force

  • MILO - Where the threats are high or low

    Tim Dixon, 22nd Security Forces Squadron security forces training senior instructor, assembles a trainer 9 mm pistol for use in the multiple interactive learning objective training simulator Feb. 6, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The MILO is a multiple scenario simulator that allows

  • 2019 3rd Quarter Award Winner

    The 22nd Combat Arms section, 22nd Security Forces Squadron, receives an award Nov. 8, 2019, At McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The 22nd Combat Arms section was one of five teams to go up for the 22nd Air Refueling Wing’s Team of the 3rd Quarter Award. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi

  • Defenders fortify skills with new virtual training system

    What does it mean to be a defender? It means having the courage to put others safety before their own, being uncertain of the outcome but choosing to stand up and fight regardless. That is why Security Forces Airmen are known as “Defenders.” It is the 22nd Security Forces Squadron’s responsibility