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  • Memorial Day message

    Memorial Day not only marks the transition from Spring to Summer, but it is a day to remember those who fought and died in service to our country.It is a time-honored practice in our great Nation marked by celebrations, remembrance ceremonies, parades, picnics and family gatherings across the country.This year’s celebrations will look different in
  • Team McConnell salutes COVID-19 heroes

    On Wednesday, May 6, a formation of McConnell tankers accompanied by the historic B-29 Bomber “Doc” flew over 11 area hospitals in the greater Wichita area under Operation America Strong. The flyovers were a salute to the thousands of local healthcare workers, first responders and other essential personnel engaged in the frontline battle against COVID-19.
  • Information overload – protect yourself

    During the COVID-19 global pandemic, it’s vital to keep the public informed and to help prepare people, thereby lessening the chance for mass panic. Unfortunately, information being passed through the internet and social media can do the exact opposite and lead to more panic. Whether it be the spread of disinformation or malicious attempts to gain
  • Deployment Q&A’s

    1. Q: Are all deployments cancelled for the Air Force Reserve?A: Deployments are not cancelled, but the Secretary of Defense has ordered a stop movement for all OCONUS deployments with exceptions. Airmen will start deployment orders in accordance with their AF 938. Airmen are still required to complete pre-deployment training and should confirm
  • Telework options and guidelines for the Air Force Reserve civilians

    As COVID-19 response and mitigation drives work force decisions, Air Force Reserve leadership is getting information out as quickly as possible to its supervisors and employees on civilian telework guidance. Telework is an option commanders may consider when making work force decisions in the current emerging environment. This article serves solely as a resource when considering telework, should the need arise.
  • COVID-19 message from Lt. Gen. Scobee

    Heroes,Our guidance surrounding COVID-19 is consistently evolving, which means providing precise and detailed planning is difficult. Yet we must prioritize communicating across the command and throughout the Air Force. My number one priority is to take care of Airmen and their families while allowing commanders to command. AFRC will provide Wing
  • 2020 AFAF campaign kicks off

    The 2020 Air Force Assistance Fund has begun and will run from March 2-April 10. The Air Force Assistance Fund (AFAF) specifically benefits all Air Force Members and their families, whether they are Reservists, Guardsmen, or Active Duty personnel. The goal is 100 percent contact to all 931st Air Refueling Wing members to reach maximum
  • Retired Chief Master Sgt. Ericka Kelly speaks at all-call

    Chief Master Sgt. Takesha Williams, 931st Air Refueling Wing command chief, speaks to Airmen of the 931st Air Refueling during an enlisted all-call Feb. 1, 2020, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. As the 931 ARW command chief, Williams is the principle advisor on matters concerning the health, morale and welfare of approximately 740 dedicated
  • KANZA Warrior Spotlight-February 2020

    KANZA Warrior Spotlight February
  • Reserve commander gives keynote address at A/TA conference

    Maj. Gen. John Flournoy Jr., Air Force Reserve Command deputy commander, was one of the keynote speakers at the Airlift/Tanker Association’s annual conference in Orlando, Florida, Oct. 25.Flournoy was introduced by Gen. Maryanne Miller, commander of the Air Mobility Command and previous AFRC commander. He spoke about the Air Force Reserve’s
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