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McConnell Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located four miles southeast of the central business district of Wichita, a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States. The base was named in honor of Wichita brothers Fred and Thomas McConnell, both Air Force pilots and World War II veterans. It is the home of Air Mobility Command's 22d Air Refueling Wing (22 ARW), Air Force Reserve Command's 931st Air Refueling Group (931 ARG), and the Kansas Air National Guard's 184th Intelligence Wing (184 IW). McConnell's primary mission is to provide global reach by conducting air refueling and airlift where and when needed. The Commander of the 22d Air Refueling Wing is Colonel Albert G. Miller, the Vice-Commander is Colonel Bruce P. Heseltine, Jr., and the Command Chief is Chief Master Sergeant Shawn M. Hughes.
** Data based off of 2013 census data.
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|PK - 5||15200 East 21st St Wichita, KS 67230||Public|
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|PK - 5||1800 West 55th St South Wichita, KS 67217||Public|
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|6 - 8||3403 North Tyler Wichita, KS 67205||Public|
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|2 - 5||3404 North Maize Rd Wichita, KS 67205||Public|
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|9 - 11||3701 North Tyler Rd Wichita, KS 67205||Public|
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|KG - 12||1221 East Galena Wichita, KS 67216||Public|
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|KG - 12||400 North Woodchuck Wichita, KS 67212||Public|
|PK - 5||1002 North Oliver Wichita, KS 67208||Public|
|KG - 5||1881 South Elpyco Wichita, KS 67218||Public|
|KG - 5||338 South Woodchuck Ln Wichita, KS 67209||Public|
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|KG - 5||1045 High Wichita, KS 67203||Public|
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|PK - 5||4702 West Ninth Wichita, KS 67212||Public|
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|City||Distance||Population||Avg. Home Price||Avg. Monthly Rent|
|McConnell AFB||6.4 miles||1,428||N/A||$962|
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