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  • Women’s History Month

    The first female recruit, Esther Blake, joined the United States Air Force, July 8, 1948, leading the way for countless women in the future.

  • McConnell Reservists fly KC-46A at Cope North 21

    An aircrew of more than 20 Airmen from the 931st Air Refueling Wing flew a KC-46A Pegasus assigned to McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., as part of Cope North 21, last month at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. It is the U.S. Pacific Air Forces largest multilateral exercise.This was the first time the

  • Hydraulic Airmen maintain KC-46 boom

    Airmen assigned to the 22nd Maintenance Squadron maintain a KC-46A Pegasus boom March 13, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Hydraulics Airmen removed the interior telescoping tube to replace a boom surge boot, which acts as a shock absorber while attached to a receiver aircraft. (U.S. Air

  • First 433rd AES crew trains on KC-46A Pegasus

    Reserve Citizen Airmen in the 433rd Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron here trained for the first time aboard a KC-46A Pegasus March 8-10, to learn and practice their aeromedical skills on the new aircraft.

  • McConnell Reservists feel the CBRN

    Tech. Sgt. Ellie Drake, 931st Civil Engineer Squadron Emergency Management technician, assists a McConnell Reservist with their M50 gas mask during a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear survival skills training March 5, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. The M50 gas mask protects

  • Helmick takes command of 931st OSS

    Lt. Col. Jason Helmick, right, assumes command of the 931st Operations Support Squadron during a change of command ceremony March 6, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Prior to taking command of the 931st OSS, Helmick helped stand up the 905th Air Refueling Squadron as a KC-135 Stratotanker

  • Haywood assumes command of 931st CES

    Lt. Col. Kelvin Haywood assumed command of the 931st Civil Engineer Squadron during an official ceremony March 5, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Prior to taking command of the 931st CES, Haywood was the Chief of Communications and Safety for the 922nd Civil Engineer Flight at March Air

  • USTRANSCOM commander visits McConnell

    Members of Team McConnell’s 22nd and 931st Air Refueling Wing’s leadership, salute a C-37 Gulfstream as U.S. Army Gen. Stephen R. Lyons, U.S. Transportation Command commander, arrives Mar. 4, 2021, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Lyon’s visited Team McConnell to gain further insight on the