NEWS

  • McConnell first to test KC-46 NVG flights

    A 344th Air Refueling Squadron aircrew from McConnell Air Force Base was the first KC-46 Pegasus crew to conduct operational test flights using night vision goggles.

  • Generations of service

    The Air Force is all about family, but one family will find that McConnell Air Force Base brought them closer than they ever thought possible.

  • USAF tankers enable Talisman Saber, Australia allies

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kansas -- In the pre-dawn light, four active duty and guard KC-135 Stratotankers launched July 12 in support of exercise Talisman Saber 2017.U.S. Pacific Command and Australian Defense Force Headquarters Joint Operations Command sponsors the Talisman Saber 2017, which

  • Contracting Airman helps Guard base to welcome KC-46

    MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. -- The arrival of the KC-46 Pegasus will be colossal for the Air Force, but the small contracting office at Pease Air National Guard Base, New Hampshire, needed assistance to transition smoothly.Pease’s contracting office has less than one-third of McConnell’s

  • SECAF reiterates focus on modernization, efficiency

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James took the stage Oct. 28, at the 48th annual Air Mobility Command and Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium to address the Air Force’s priority to maintain mission readiness and promote modernization in the coming years. With increasing