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  • McConnell Airmen show base initiatives to CMSAF

    Airmen from the 22nd and 931st Air Refueling Wings demonstrated how they foster more resilient members while staying at the forefront of the Air Force’s refueling enterprise during Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass’ visit Nov. 28-29, 2023.

  • Welch takes command of the 931st ARW

    The 931st Air Refueling Wing, the reserve component at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, hosted a change of command ceremony June 3.  During the ceremony, Col. Cynthia A. Welch took command of the 931st ARW. Welch was previously the commander of the 446th Operations Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord,

  • McConnell wins AMC 2019 Welsh Award

    Team McConnell was awarded Air Mobility Command's winner of the 2019 Gen. Mark Welsh III “One Air Force” Award on Jan. 30, 2019. This award recognizes a team that has demonstrated improved effectiveness through two or more total force components.

  • Team McConnell Airman Throws First Pitch

    Col. Eric A. Vitosh, 931st Air Refueling Wing commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Darren L. Demel, 931st ARW command chief, escort Airman 1st Class Anthony Binas, 22nd Air Refueling Wing Command Post journeyman, while he throws the first pitch at a National Baseball Congress World Series baseball game

  • Reserve Citizen Airman becomes Mrs. Kansas U.S.

    Reserve Citizen Airman Maj. Monica Riggs briefly traded in her flight suit and combats boots, donning an evening gown and six-inch heels to be crowned as Mrs. Kansas United States 2018.The 18th Air Refueling Squadron lead pilot beat four other Kansas contestants. This was Riggs first time competing

  • McConnell Airmen tow first KC-135 to Hangar 1125

    A KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 22nd Air Refueling Wing is delivered to Hangar 1125, Feb. 23, 2017, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. A total force crew of Airmen from the 22nd and 931st Maintenance Groups towed the KC-135 across the flightline. Hangar 1125 will be used for general maintenance

  • Larson meets 'Pegasus'

    Col. Mark S. Larson poses with a future "member" of Team McConnell, Jan. 19, 2017, at the Boeing Facility located in Everett, Wash. The KC-46A Pegasus is the first of the next-generation tankers scheduled to be delivered to the base later this year. The new aircraft will eventually replace the Air

  • Citizen Airmen keep jets rolling

    Airman First Class Joshua Albarracin, 931st Maintenance Squadron journeyman, replaces a fuel nozzle on a KC-135 Stratotanker engine July 9, 2016, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. Airmen with the 931st Air Refueling Wing and 22 ARW worked hand-in-hand during the Unit Training Assembly to complete

  • RiverFest Sundown Parade 2016

    More than 30 Airmen from Team McConnell participated in the Sundown Parade to help kick off Wichita's 2016 Riverfest celebration on June 3. Team McConnell members took the opportunity throughout the parade to thank community members for their support!