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  • 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.
  • November Yellow Ribbon Registration

    AFRC is planning a Yellow Ribbon Event for Nov. 16-18, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. If you have recently returned from a 75-day deployment in the last 360 days, you may be eligible to attend.
  • 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.
  • August ALS graduates

    Congratulations to Senior Airmen Karl Tran, Victoria Wehba, Justin Gloss, and Justin Jacobs. More than 40 Airmen graduated from Airman Leadership School, Class 18F, August 23, 2018, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. The graduates included four members of the 931st Air Refueling Wing.
  • Breaking Barriers: AF Reserve’s first 4-star

    Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller was nominated by President Donald Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate for promotion to the rank of General yesterday. Miller will become the first Citizen Airman in the history of the Air Force Reserve to pin on a 4th star. In 2016, she became the first female in the history of the Air Force Reserve to be chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of the Air Force Reserve Command.
  • Tribal representatives visit McConnell

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. – Leaders and historic preservation staff from five Native American tribes met with McConnell leaders, Tuesday, to establish new lines of communication during the first tribal relations meeting. Representatives from the Cheyenne River Sioux, Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas, Osage Nation, Kaw Nation, Northern Arapaho Tribe,