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  • Yellow Ribbon Events 2019

    AFRC is planning Yellow Ribbon Events for the following dates and locations: April 26-28 Chicago, Ill. If you have recently returned from a 75-day deployment in the last 360 days, you may be eligible to attend. To qualify, members and their loved ones must meet one of the following eligibility requirements to RSVP: -You are preparing for a deployment that will result in the separation of you and your loved ones -You've returned from a deployment and haven't attended a post-deployment event. -You've returned from a deployment and attended one post-deployment event, you may attend an additional event For more information, contact the 931st Air Refueling Wing Yellow Representative Tech. Sgt. Catherine Herr at (316) 759-6675.
  • Thompson takes command of 931 MXG

    (Left to right) Col. Phil Heseltine, 931st Air Refueling Wing commander, takes the guidon from Col. Heath Fowler, the outgoing 931st Maintenance Group commander, during an official change of command ceremony, Feb. 3, 2019, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Fowler was the first commander of the 931 MXG, which stood up in 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • CCAF Graduation 2018

    Congratulations to all the 2018 Community College of the Air Force graduates. Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 931st Air Refueling Wing received their diplomas during the organization's eight Community College of the Air Force Graduation Ceremony, Feb. 3, 2019. CCAF is a worldwide multi-campus community college established to meet the educational
  • 2019 Annual Awards Banquet

    Citizen Reserve Airmen set the prisoners of war/missing in action table during the 2019 Annual Awards Banquet at the Wichita Art Museum, Feb. 2, 2019. The tradition of setting a separate table in honor of prisoners of war and missing comrades has been in place since the end of the Vietnam War. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein)
  • Team McConnell welcomes two more KC-46s

    A KC-46A Pegasus taxis down the flightline, Jan. 31, 2019, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Team McConnell received two more KC-46s, and is scheduled to receive 18 more over the next year. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Abigail Klein)
  • The ‘Pegasus’ has landed

    The KC-46A Pegasus joined the ranks of Team McConnell today, and with its arrival, a new era of aerial refueling and mobility capabilities has dawned. Though the KC-46A arrival is significant to all at McConnell, the arrival of the first two aircraft also represents a growth in the 931st Air Refueling Wing’s air power and personnel.
  • McConnell finalist for AF 2019 CINC Installation Excellence Award

    Out of 183 United States Air Force installations across the globe, McConnell’s Total Force team has claimed a spot as a finalist for the Air Force’s 2019 Commander-in-Chief’s Installation Excellence Award.
  • KANZA Warriors attend leadership course

    Leadership from the 931st Air Refueling Wing perform an exercise during a leadership course at the Derby Chamber of Commerce Jan. 10, 2019. The two-day course included all commanders, superintendents and civilian leaders from each squadron in the wing. The course is aimed at helping leaders maximize the talent and human potential of their people,
  • 931 ARW Annual Awards Banquet

    The deadline to RSVP for the 931st Air Refueling Wing Annual Awards Banquet is January 25.
  • Heseltine’s ‘Recruited’

    When Col. Phil Heseltine assumed command of the 931st Air Refueling Wing Dec. 1, 2018, the ceremony signified the end of an almost year-long transition from active duty vice commander to leader of the Kanza Warriors. A “military brat,” Heseltine was born at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. He moved around with his family numerous times until he embarked on his own military career in 1993. His final assignment at McConnell became his adopted hometown, and Heseltine knew that he still wanted to serve at McConnell when he retired last summer.
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