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  • Air Force Reserve New Year Message

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, commander, Air Force Reserve Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White, command chief, Air Force Reserve Command, deliver a New Year message to the airmen of the Air Force Reserve, January 7, 2021, at Robins Air Force Base, GA. (U.S. Air Force video by Tech. Sgt. Nicholas A. Priest)
  • KANZA Warrior Spotlight January 2021

  • 931st ARW adapt ‘Angel Tree’ for COVID-19

    Like most programs of 2020, the 931st Air Refueling Wing Angel had to get creative in the time of COVID-19. Since standing up at McConnell in 1995, the 931st ARW, the Reserve component of Team McConnell, has annually put up a single Christmas tree with paper angels ornaments. The ornaments list the age, gender and other info of 931st ARW members who are in need during the holiday season.

    A message from the commander.
  • Drunk-Driving Prevention Month

    (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Alexi Bosarge)
  • Team McConnell takes the KC-46 on its first extended mission

    Members of Team McConnell were the first to support a long-range extended operation for the KC-46A Pegasus.
  • December KANZA Warrior Spotlight

    December KANZA Warrior Spotlight.
  • Air Force hits record retention levels, reviews voluntary force management efforts

    The Department of the Air Force is seeing its highest retention levels in 20 years, second only to rates recorded shortly after 9/11 in 2002.
  • McConnell Reservists play in Checkered Flag

    Nineteen members of the 931st Air Refueling Wing, the Reserve component at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, participated in Checkered Flag 21-1, a large-scale aerial exercise hosted by the 325th Fighter Wing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. The exercise began Nov. 2, and ended Nov. 11. Checkered Flag is held bi-annually and is typically a multi-component and joint service exercise which enables the pilots and aircrew to learn and grow together. It is the Department of Defense’s largest exercise.
  • A few good Airmen: 931st ARW first sergeants

    To most enlisted Airmen, the first sergeant is a special, senior non-commissioned officer position. A first sergeant is supposed to be there to provide a dedicated focal point for all readiness, health, morale, welfare and quality-of-life issues within his or her organization. This is no less true for first sergeants in the Air Force Reserve. They are often on-call and working irregular hours, while also working full-time civilian jobs.