Nine things you should know about the Bring A Friend Job Fair

By Staff Sgt. Lauren Penney, 184th Public Affairs

I sat down with Master Sgt. Jessica Sills, supervisor of the 184th Recruiting Office, to get answers to the most common questions about the Bring A Friend Job Fair happening at McConnell Air Force Base on Apr. 8. Here’s what she said. Continue reading

Girls Scouts, 184th IW partner for new cyber badge


2nd Lt. Ashley Bowen, cyber-warfare officer, 127th Cyberspace Operations Squadron, assists girls during a binary code exercise at Wichita Area Technical College, Jan. 26. Bowen helped teach a class on cyber technology as part of curriculum required for the Girl Scout’s new cyber badges. The class was designed to reinforce the concepts that the girls had been studying. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt McCoy)


By Master Sgt. Matt McCoy, 184th Public Affairs

A new partnership developed between Wichita-area Girl Scouts and the 184th Intelligence Wing in January. The Girl Scouts recently approved new cyber badges for young ladies to earn, and the IT professionals in the Kansas Air National Guard were excited to get involved..

“We’re one of three councils of Girl Scouts out of 112 that are piloting those badges,” said Liz Workman, CEO, Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland. “We’re using the opportunity to partner with the 184th Intelligence Wing so the girls in our troops can learn a little bit more about cyber and what all that means.” Continue reading

184th Intelligence Wing app, Events calendar

Haven’t checked out the 184th Intelligence Wing’s app yet? Well, there’s an abundance of things it can do. One such thing is the events calendar. The calendar shows everything that’s going on in the Fighting Jayhawks’ world. From drill weekends to scheduled days off to what may be happening on or off base on any given day. All you have to is scroll from the main page to the events icon and all the events will be listed right there by date and day. Some of the activities on the calendars will have descriptions, and you just need to touch the event to receive the description. Don’t have the 184th IW app yet? It’s free to download at Google Play or the Apple App Store and is compatible with most all smartphones or tablets/iPads. Go check it out! Continue reading

Director of the ANG visits 184th IW

Lt. Gen. Scott Rice (right), director of the Air National Guard, and Col. Dave Weishaar, commander, 184th Intelligence Wing, visit with Kansas Air National Guardsmen at Smoky Hill Weapons Range, Kansas, Fab. 2. The visit was part of Rice’s tour of the 184th Intelligence Wing which is located at McConnell Air Force Base, about 95 miles south of Smoky Hill. (Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt McCoy)

By Master Sgt. Matt McCoy, 184th Public Affairs

The 184th Intelligence Wing welcomed Lt. Gen. Scott Rice, director of the Air National Guard, to McConnell Air Force Base, Kansas, Feb. 2-3. He was joined by Chief Master Sgt. Ronald Anderson, command chief master sergeant of the ANG.

During his visit, he toured nearly every section assigned to the unit. Continue reading