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  • Current Operations

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of the Air Force Reserve Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White,  Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chief of Air Force Reserve and Command Chief Master Sergeant of Air Force Reserve Command, update our Reserve Citizen Airmen on Afghanistan and COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Fly-in event opens doors for McConnell Reservists

    McConnell’s 931st Air Refueling Wing is home to more than 700 Traditional Reservists who commute from 33 states each month. Some of these TRs, with the help of the 931st Wing and its support agencies, both enlisted and officers have turned towards the sky to save time and avoid the long monthly commute
  • Commentary: Meet Chief Master Sgt. Lorna Major

    The 931st Air Refueling Wing welcomes the new 931st ARW command chief, Chief Master Sgt. Lorna Elaine Major.
  • Despite COVID-19, Nexus Dawn provides Reservists vital training and readiness tests

    Reserve Citizen Airmen traveled to multiple military installations in California this week to take part in their units’ first major West Coast readiness exercise since the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 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 KC-46A was utilized in the annual exercise. In addition to aircrew members from the 924th, 905th and 18th Air Refueling Squadrons, there were three members of the 931st Maintenance Group, three members of the 22nd Maintenance Group.
  • 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 Force photo by Senior Airman Alan Ricker)
  • 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 eyes and the respiratory system against chemical
  • 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 pilot and shop chief. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • 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 Reserve Base, California.
  • 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 KC-135 Stratotanker and the KC-46A Pegasus as well as,