McConnell Air Force Base

Type: Organization
Name: McConnell Air Force Base
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Face of Defense: Airman Helps to Restore B-29 Superfortress

By Air Force Airman 1st Class John Linzmeier22nd Air Refueling WingMCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan., July 25, 2014 As a child, he spent countless hours drawing aircraft from his World War II book collection, daydreaming about what it would like to be fly ... [Published United States Department of Defense - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Augusta couple charged with stealing $1.5M from assisted living company

An Augusta couple was indicted Wednesday on federal charges of stealing more than $1.5 million from assisted living centers by creating fictitious technology companies.Brent A. Shryock, 43, and his wife, Lori A. Shryock, 50, were charged with four counts ... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

McConnell Air Force Base ranks near bottom of list of top bases for airmen

WICHITA — AirForceTimes on Tuesday released a report of the top bases for airmen.“No matter the service, no matter the era, one of the favorite pastimes of troops has always been comparing duty stations — griping about the lousy ones and singing the praises ... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Threading the needle

Senior Airman Devin Litton, 22nd Operations Support Squadron aircrew flight equipment journeyman, poses for a photo, July 18, 2014, at McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Litton has turned a skill set he has learned from his work, sewing, into an avid hobby. ... [Published McConnell Air Force Base - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

98°

Area weather forecast & conditions Local weather information Forecasts and weather talk from regional Weather Watchers 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service Current Weather Conditions at the Hutchinson Municipal Airport Hourly Conditions ... [Published Hutchinson News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

KC-46A Groundbreaking Ceremony

A new era in Air Force air refueling capabilities took a giant step forward June 30, 2014. Shovels overturned the first piles of dirt during a groundbreaking ceremony for the new KC-46A Pegasus at McConnell Air Force Base. The ceremony symbolized significant ... [Published Military.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 2 reports

Work for refueling tanker cheering contractors

WICHITA, Kan. — Preparations at McConnell Air Force Base for the arrival of the first 36 new KC-46A air refueling tankers are expected to boost contracting opportunities for area businesses.A recent groundbreaking ceremony marked the start of the first ... [Published Fort Mills Times - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Top wing commander team is honored

Col. Ricky Rupp, with his wife, Charlotte, speak after receiving the 2013 General and Mrs. Jerome F. O'Malley Award June 27, 2014, during a Pentagon ceremony. Rupp, the special assistant to the commander at U.S./Republic of Korea Combined Forces Command ... [Published Grand Forks Air Force Base - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 2 reports

Textron AirLand's Scorpion Makes Final Preparations For Transatlantic Flight

Will Be On Display At The Royal International Air Tattoo, Farnborough International AirshowTextron AirLand's Scorpion aircraft is progressing on schedule toward a July departure from McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas. The aircraft’s first flight outside ... [Published Aero-News Network - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 5 reports

Textron AirLand's Scorpion prepares for first flight to Europe

Textron AirLand, LLC, a joint venture between Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) and AirLand Enterprises, LLC, has announced that its Scorpion aircraft is progressing on schedule toward a July departure from McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas.The aircraft's first ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 7 reports

Officials break ground at McConnell Air Force Base for tanker facilities

In 2003, U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts carried a rusty piece of a KC-135 refueling tanker into an Armed Services Committee meeting.Roberts was hoping the 3-foot chunk from a tanker’s wing would provide a dramatic visual to drive home the urgency to replace a ... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Anything but a Tanker: The First Kc-135 Story

MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan., June 27 -- The U.S. Air Force Edwards Air Force Base issued the following press release:Three static displays of retired aircraft lie exhibited at the entrance of McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas. Each model symbolizes ... [Published HighBeam Research - Jun 30 2014]

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...set up for the whole duration of both shows with military VIPs from major markets around the world," said Textron spokesman David Sylvestre. "How close we are to signing a deal, I can't say."
"I think our secret to success is aggressiveness," said Maj. Daniel Miller, 22nd CS commander. "We identify the folks who need help quickly and make sure they get the assistance they need to get over their hump."
...Brian Backman, 22nd OSS commander. "He has excelled in his job as a tower airair traffic controller and never missed a beat when it came to capturing an opportunity to train or improve himself, teammates or the unit."
"These products were produced in March," Stith said. "Our patrons could have this product frozen in their homes. This product should not be consumed."

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‘Two very different kinds of mindsets’ come to ... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 27 2014]
Face of Defense: Airman Helps to Restore B-29 S... [Published United States Department of Defense - Jul 25 2014]
Airman helps restore historic aircraft [Published DVIDS - Jul 24 2014]
Butler County Couple Indicted on Charges of Ste... [Published United States Department of Justice - Jul 24 2014]
Augusta couple charged with stealing $1.5M from... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 23 2014]
When Slower Was Faster [Published Air And Space Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
McConnell Air Force Base ranks near bottom of l... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 23 2014]
Wright-Patt ties for No. 1 base in U.S. [Published Dayton Daily News - Jul 22 2014]
Threading the needle [Published McConnell Air Force Base - Jul 22 2014]
Powerlifting to fitness [Published DVIDS - Jul 21 2014]
98° [Published Hutchinson News - Jul 21 2014]
Threading the needle [Published DVIDS - Jul 21 2014]
KC-46A Groundbreaking Ceremony [Published Military.com - Jul 16 2014]
GOP moderates revolt in Kansas [Published Politico - Jul 16 2014]
McConnell crew awarded Doolittle Trophy [Published DVIDS - Jul 14 2014]
Foundation celebrates namesake's birthday [Published Topeka Capital-Journal - Jul 14 2014]
Textron AirLand Crosses the Pond with New Scorpion [Published Aviation International News - Jul 14 2014]
Wichita planemakers aiming high at internationa... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 13 2014]
Wichita planemakers aiming high at internationa... [Published Wichita Eagle - Jul 13 2014]
22 CS offers tips for PT success [Published McConnell Air Force Base - Jul 12 2014]
Textron AirLand's Scorpion Makes Final Preparat... [Published Aerospace Online - Jul 11 2014]
22nd Operations Support Squadron Airman earns s... [Published McConnell Air Force Base - Jul 10 2014]
Foster Farms recalls chicken products due to Sa... [Published McConnell Air Force Base - Jul 10 2014]
Air Force refueling aircraft support humanitari... [Published DVIDS - Jul 09 2014]
Jim E. Wheeler [Published Borger News Herald - Jul 08 2014]
Obama cousin, tea party take toll on Roberts [Published Politico - Jul 08 2014]
FLOOR REMARKS BY SENATOR JOHN MCCAIN ON THE AIR... [Published U.S. Senator John McCain - Jul 08 2014]
KC-46A groundbreaking ceremony & step forward f... [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Jul 07 2014]
Textron AirLand’s Scorpion to Make 1st Flight t... [Published Al Defiya - Jul 07 2014]
Work for refueling tanker cheering contractors [Published Fort Mills Times - Jul 06 2014]
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Air Force Readies a Stable for Pegasus [Published The Pentagon - YouTube Channel - Jul 02 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wOJd2oUUK4&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Air Force Readies a Stable for Pegasus 2014 - McConnell Air Force Base is preparing a home for the next ...
Textron AirLand's Scorpion Makes Final Preparat... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Jun 30 2014]
WICHITA, Kan. - Textron AirLand, LLC, a joint venture between Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) and AirLand Enterprises, LLC, has announced that its Scorpion aircraft is progressing on schedule toward a July departure from McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas. The ...
AF names McConnell as 1st active duty-led KC-46... [Published ASDNews.com: Be the first to know - Apr 23 2014]
MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan. - Air Force officials announced today that McConnell Air Force Base, Kan., has been selected as the first active duty led KC-46A Pegasus main operating base (MOB 1)."We are very proud and excited to be selected for this ...
McConnell base gets final OK for refueling tankers [Published Air Force Times - News - Apr 23 2014]
McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita has received final approval to become the main operating site for the Air Force's new KC-46A air refueling tanker. ...
KC-135 Elephant Walk [Published 3rdID8487 - YouTube Channel - Feb 01 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fANr0C6bkOg&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;KC-135 Elephant Walk Nine KC-135 Stratotankers taxi and take off from McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. January ...
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