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  • McConnell Airmen Prepare for Frontiers in Flight Airshow

    Eyes up, Wichita!Team McConnell is gearing up for the Frontiers in Flight Open House and Airshow, scheduled for Aug. 24-25. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels are the headline performers and last performed in Wichita 17 years ago.

  • Former KANZA Warrior becomes general

    (Left to right) Lt. Gen. John P. Healy, Chief of the Air Force Reserves, shakes hands with Brig. Gen. Mike Moeding, mobilization assistant to the commander, U.S. Air Force Expeditionary Center, during an official promotion ceremony May 4, 2024, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Moeding was promoted

  • Healy Testifies Before Defense Subcommittee

    Lt. Gen. John P. Healy, the chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, joined other senior Reserve and Guard leaders in testifying before the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense Tuesday.In addition to Healy, the panel of senior leaders included Gen.

  • Improvements coming to Distance Learning Enlisted PME

    Beginning this summer, Citizen Airmen taking Professional Military Education distance learning courses will see some major improvements, including closer interactions with facilitators, a revised capstone project and more feedback on test performance.

  • McConnell Reservists perform first tasked KC-46A AE mission to Pacific

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- Citizen Reserve Airmen from the 931st Air Refueling Wing recently expanded Pacific Air Force (PACAF) capabilities by piloting a KC-46A Pegasus with Airmen from the 18th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron (AES). This was the first tasked KC-46 dedicated to solely

  • Fowler assumes command of 931st OSS

    (Left to right) Col. Cynthia Welch, 931st Air Refueling Wing commander, passes the guidon to Lt. Col. Kevin Fowler, incoming commander of the 931st Operations Support Squadron, April 6, 2024, McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Fowler was previously assigned to the 924th Air Refueling Squadron as a


    The 22nd Air Refueling Wing received its first sets of KC-46A Wing Air Refueling Pods (WARP), which will undergo extensive Initial Operational Testing and Evaluation (IOT&E), as well as increase the aircraft’s air refueling capabilities for probe and drogue - equipped receivers.