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  • Fired up over fire safety

    Airman 1st Class Kirsten Schaffer, 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management journeyman, briefs children at McConnell’s School Age Program about earthquake safety June 2, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. McConnell’s SAP provides fun and educational all-day care during the summer

  • The Memorial Walk – Remembering the missing and fallen

    Firemen assigned to the 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron, march in a vigil walk during POW/MIA Remembrance Week Sept. 14, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. POW/MIA Remembrance Week honors those who are or have been prisoners of war or declared missing in action, through events coordinated by

  • 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

  • CBRN readiness

    Senior Airman Shaylee Chiavola, 22nd Civil Engineer Squadron emergency management journeyman, teaches a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear survival skills class, July 21, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The emergency management team instructs approximately 200 CBRN classes

  • Plowing away on the flighline

    Airmen from the 22nd Civil Engineering Squadron clear the flightline of snow and ice Jan. 22, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. In order to allow aircraft to taxi and takeoff the runway must be kept clear at all times. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Alexi Bosarge)

  • EOD Brings the Boom

    It’s remarkable what a difference a year of technical training can make. After 169 days of intense physical training and mental exhaustion, the U.S. Air Force transforms everyday men and women into Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians.

  • McConnell turns up the heat

    Firefighters from the Wichita Airport Police and Fire Department wait to begin aviation recertification training Oct. 21, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The team visited McConnell to receive live-fire training for recertification under the Federal Aviation Administration. (U.S. Air Force

  • Dirt Boyz

    Senior Airman Anthony Scudiero, 22nd Civil Engineering Squadron pavement and equipment journeyman, moves dirt to prepare for the placement of a dumpster Sept. 3, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Building this platform will be Scudiero’s last project at McConnell, before transferring to an

  • 22nd Civil Engineering Squadron Change of Command

    Lt. Col. Daniel Craig, the outgoing 22nd Civil Engineering Squadron commander, passes Col. Anthony Gamboa, 22nd Mission Support Group commander, the 22nd CES guidon during a change of command ceremony July 16, 2019, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Craig served as the 22nd CES commander for two