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  • Spotting a Problem: Air Force Safety focuses on vehicle backing

    This week, Aug. 10 through 14, the Air Force Safety Center, in conjunction with the Quest for Zero campaign, is focusing on vehicle backing.  The intent of this effort is awareness -- to remind our Air Force family: active duty, Reserve, Guard, civilians, and family members of the hazards of vehicles backing up.  The focus covers both on-duty and
  • McConnell Reservists participate in 'Big for a Day'

    McConnell Reservists took time from their busy schedules to bond with more than 50 boys and girls from the local Big Brothers Big Sisters program during a visit to the base Aug. 6, 2015.The annual event, "Big for A Day," was sponsored by the active duty 349th Air Refueling Squadron and provided the children an opportunity to experience McConnell
  • SEAC visits McConnell

    The Department of Defense's top enlisted member and the senior enlisted Soldier in the Kansas National Guard visited here July 30 - 31 to speak with military members about important issues and learn about Team McConnell.U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, and U.S.
  • The 931st ARG celebrates 20 years at McConnell

    The 931st Air Refueling Group stood up at McConnell on Jan. 1, 1995.  From the unit's first mission, the refueling of the "Spirit of Kansas," a B-2 Bomber, to partnering last year with the  22nd Air Refueling Wing to offload 87 million pounds of fuel, the men and women of the 931st Air Refueling Group continue to contribute to the Department of
  • McConnell Chapel reopens

    After $2.1 million in renovations, services at the McConnell Chapel will be available on Sunday during the August Unit Training Assembly.The renovations, which began four months ago and concluded last week, include a variety of technological and standard-of-living improvements made in both the workshop and worship areas.According to Staff Sgt.
  • August issue of Citizen Airman is online

    The August issue of Citizen Airman is now available on the web at www.citamn.afrc.af.mil. The cover story is a Profiles in Leadership piece on Howard Cannon. Cannon survived a plane crash in World War II as a member of the Army Air Corps, attained the rank of major general in the Air Force Reserve and served as a member of the U.S. Senate. 
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  • Final Rule Puts More Teeth Into Military Lending Act

    The Defense Department today closed loopholes to protect U.S. men and women in uniform from predatory lending practices, President Barack Obama said this morning at the 116th Veterans of Foreign Wars National Convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.The heightened level of financial and consumer-rights protection against unscrupulous practices,
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