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Default Air Force Logo 91 ARS supports MacDill mission while remaining flexible
While many Air Force jobs require Airmen to spend most of their time inside, in front of a computer, there are a few unique jobs where an Airman is expected to do his best work above the clouds soaring into the crisp blue skies. For members of the 91st Air Refueling Squadron, this means spending the majority of their time on an aircraft doing
0 3/16
2007
Default Air Force Logo MacDill sergeant gives bone marrow to save another
Somewhere out there is a patient suffering from leukemia, who thanks to a MacDill medical technician will have a shot at a long and healthy life. Staff Sgt. Brian Miller recently donated 850cc's of bone marrow, keeping a promise he made in 1999, when in technical training school he added his name to the National Bone Marrow Donor List. When the
0 3/16
2007
MacDill Airmen were stars for a day last week, when a video crew was on base to shoot footage for a new motorcycle safety DVD. The video will be used by all branches of the military and is set to release in the Spring. MacDill, base riders star in new motorcycle DVD
It was lights, cameras and action on the set at MacDill last week, as trained sports bike riders revved their high powered motorcycles and dashed through a makeshift road course on the flightline. Their movie is destined for DVD release in spring, although don't spend too much time looking for it at Blockbuster. This disc is a safety and skills
0 2/05
2007
Default Air Force Logo Military spouses face tough challenges when dealing with deployments
The past three weeks were more than anyone should have to endure. As if the months spent planning the perfect wedding weren't stressful enough, the honeymoon was cut short after John got the news he was being deployed to Iraq on short notice. Moving into base housing took longer than expected, and the movers damaged the keyboard on the computer, so
0 1/26
2007
Davin Joseph, Tampa Bay Buccaneers guard , signs a helmet for 7-year-old James Lyons during the pre-game, walkthrough practice held at MacDill AFB, Fla., Friday, Aug. 8.  James got more attention than most when Head Coach Jon Gruden pulled him out onto the field to meet the players. Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold pre-game practice at MacDill AFB
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers broke training camp Thursday and in an unprecedented move for the team, held its day-before-game walk-through at MacDill AFB, Fla. The Buccaneers, who play their second pre-season game against the Miami Dolphins Saturday, have a long-standing relationship and community partnership with the military at MacDill. "You guys
0 8/18
2006
Senior Airman Henry Dungan, 6th Maintenance Squadron metals technologist, keeps an eye on safety as Senior Airman Dennis Emerson crawls into MacDill's new wing trainer. This full-size wing section can be used for confined spaces training for multiple specialties, and will allow maintenance  personnel from MacDill to deploy much faster.    New mock wing aids training for MacDill's maintenance troops
After nearly two years in the making, specialists from the 6th Maintenance Squadron recently completed fabrication of a one-of-a-kind training device. The wing trainer is a section of a KC-135 wing designed to help train personnel in several different specialties, said Maj. Grant Izzi, 6th MXS commander. "I'm very proud of all the great teamwork
0 8/17
2006
Default Air Force Logo Lightning safety is crucial for MacDill residents
Each year, about 400 children and adults in the United States. are struck by lightning while working outside, at sports events, on the beach, mountain climbing, mowing the lawn or during other outdoor activities. About 67 people are killed and several hundred more are left to cope with permanent disabilities. Many of these tragedies can be avoided.
0 7/13
2006
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