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  • Reservists, active duty collaborate during inspection

    Flu season offers an opportunity for medical personnel to excel at McConnell Air Force Base. “It’s probably our busiest time of year,” said SSgt. Dante Dubose, 22nd Air Refueling Wing Medical Group independent duty medical technician. October, part of flu season, created a unique challenge this year for the 931st Air Refueling Wing’s Medical Group when the unit underwent an inspection.
  • CFC begins for Team McConnell

    The 2018 Combined Federal Campaign kicked off for Team McConnell on Oct. 10. The campaign will be available through January 11. Established in the early 1960s to promote and support philanthropy, the organization works on behalf of health and human welfare charitable organizations and allowing federal employees the opportunity to donate to more than 2,000 non-profit organizations. The CFC is one of only two organizations authorized to solicit federal employees in the workplace.
  • Yellow Ribbon Events

    AFRC is planning Yellow Ribbon Events for the following dates and locations: Nov. 16-18 Orlando, Fla. Dec.14-6 Orlando, Fla. Feb. 15-17 Orlando, Fla. Jan. 18-20 Denver, Col. March 22-24 Costa Mesa, Calif. If you have recently returned from a 75-day deployment in the last 360 days, you may be eligible to attend.
  • Official AFRC OCP timeline

    The official timeline and wear of the OCP uniform was made available Sept. 26, 2018. Last Spring, Air Force leaders announced the service will move to a single combat utility uniform, adopting the Operational Camouflage Pattern, or OCP, already in use by the Army and Airmen in combat zones and in certain jobs across the Air Force. Starting Oct.
  • Air Force Reserve accepting Mandatory Separation Date and High Year of Tenure extension requests

    Air Force Reserve announced a temporary initiative for Reserve Citizen Airmen to request to serve beyond their Mandatory Separation or High Year of Tenure Date.
  • Patriot Day 2018

    Team McConnell remembered the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, with a Patriot Day ceremony, Sept. 11, 2018, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The ceremony paid special tribute to the victims and families of those lost in New York, Pennsylvania and in the Pentagon. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein)
  • Thunderbirds perform at Team McConnell

    More than 80,000 people participated in Team McConnell's Frontiers in Flight Open House and Airshow Sept. 8 and 9, 2018. The event included a performance by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, a variety of civilian and military aerial demonstrations, and 35 different aircraft static displays. The event was the first Open House and Airshow at McConnell since 2012.
  • McConnell Reserve Citizen Airman: Frontiers in Flight

    One of Team McConnell’s own Reserve Citizen Airmen, Maj. Brian Correll, 18th Air Refueling Squadron instructor pilot, is slated to perform an aerial acrobatics routine during the 2018 Frontiers in Flight Airshow at McConnell Air Force Base, Kans.
  • Golden Knights no longer appearing at McConnell show

    A member of the U.S. Army’s Golden Knights parachute team died Saturday in a small plane crash in Georgia.
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