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Default Air Force Logo MacDill to participate in cycling event
Prizes for pedaling? Bicycling already has a great set of perks: cardiopulmonary exercise, being out in the fresh air, free-wheeling along a scenic route, not to mention getting from one place to another without burning fuel. But May offers the opportunity to get more from your bike riding, says Joan Craft, director of the Health and Wellness
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Mission-driven MacDill Inn earns top honors again
With customer service as its focus, the team at the MacDill Inn ensures every guest is given top priority. That plus much more put MacDill on top again as the Air Mobility Command announced Monday that the MacDill Inn earned the Air Force Innkeeper award in the small base category for AMC and will be competing at Air Force level. The Air Force
0 4/19
2007
Default Air Force Logo Military children get a month of their own in April
The service and sacrifice of military members is recognized by most as the foundation of freedom and critical to our future as a sovereign nation. But what about the sacrifices made by the children of military servicemembers? These "small" sacrifices number in the millions every year, as military children endure the deployments of parents and
0 4/19
2007
Default Air Force Logo MacDill EOD sergeant to be awarded Purple Heart
It's what every explosive ordinance disposal servicemember dreads. Strangely, when the improvised explosive device he was disarming blew up in his face during his second deployment to Iraq last year, Staff Sgt. Nicholas Last, a member of the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team, didn't even realize it. "I didn't know what
0 4/19
2007
Default Air Force Logo Air traffic controllers will be put to the test during AirFest
Air traffic around MacDill can be busy at times, as KC-135 Stratotankers, C-37s and various other aircraft come and go. It's enough to keep air traffic controllers busy, for sure, but nothing like what they will see at the end of the month. With AirFest quickly approaching, this means planes will be buzzing around MacDill like flies at a picnic,
0 3/16
2007
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
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2006
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