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  • Commissaries continue to roll out in-store WiFi

    Sixteen more stores will offer Wi-Fi access for commissary patrons between June and September as the Defense Commissary Agency announces its follow up schedule.Through the Commissary Patron Internet Mobile System, DeCA is gradually opening customer Wi-Fi access at all stateside commissaries to include Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. The latest
  • Team McConnell extends deadline for summer hire applicants

    The 22nd Air Refueling Wing has extended the deadline to hire high school and college students through the summer hire program now through May 29."We are looking to hire students for clerical positions here on McConnell," said Nettie Webb, 22nd Force Support Squadron civilian personnel officer.Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited high
  • Honor your hero blood drive

    The dictionary definition of a hero is a person who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements or noble qualities. Heroes can come in all shapes and sizes. While some wear uniforms, many do not. Heroes can be well known or just held in high regard by individuals.Team McConnell will host the "Honor Your Hero" blood drive beginning
  • McConnell recognizes public servants

    The Air Force and Team McConnell are honoring its civilian Airmen, as part of the weeklong Public Service Recognition Week from May 3 to 9.PSRW is a nation-wide campaign that recognizes the people who serve as federal, state, county and local government employees. Its purpose is to highlight their contributions and to thank them for their
  • Air Force Safety Center sponsors Fall Protection Focus weeks

     Air Force Ground Safety and Team McConnell Safety Offices will sponsor Fall Protection Focus weeks May 4 to May 15.This initiative is a partnership with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health's campaign, "National Safety Stand-Down."During fiscal years 2010-2014, the Air Force
  • It's that time again: Motorcycle Safety Month

    May is National Motorcycle Safety Month.  It is also the time of year Airmen are required to complete a series of approved motorcycle rider courses taught by the McConnell Safety Office here.These free classes are required for all Airmen who ride on, or off, the installation. This means Reservists on active duty orders are required to complete
  • AFRC salutes its public servants

    "Public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly. It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation." - Margaret Chase SmithFor almost 30 years, the first week of May has been designated as Public Service Recognition Week. This year, May 3rd starts the week-long celebration of the men and women who serve our
  • 931st mourns loss of World War II Veteran, patriot, friend

    The 931st Air Refueling Group mourns the loss of a true patriot and friend, Mr. Adrian Marlin, who passed away earlier this week. Marlin enlisted in the Army Air Corps in 1943 and served as a tail gunner on a B-17 flying fortress during the Allied offensive over Germany in World War II.  In all, Marlin completed 35 combat missions, including