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U.S. Air Force Col. April Vogel, commander of the 6th Air Mobility Wing, pilots a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft over the skies of MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., during her fini-flight May 24, 2018. Vogel piloted the tanker for a final time as she prepares to relinquish command June 29, 2018. 6th AMW Commander's final flight

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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Bob Jenkins, a boom operator assigned to the 91st Air Refueling Squadron at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., refuels an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft from the 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard, May 24, 2018. During air refueling, the boom operator is in charge of safely offloading the necessary fuel to the incoming aircraft. MacDill supports Total Force Training

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Default Air Force Logo Cloud Services on the Way to MacDill AFB
MacDill Air Force Base will migrate 6th Air Mobility Wing, except 6th Medical Group, 927th Air Refueling Wing and five other units computer users into the internet “Cloud” under a directive by the Air Force Space Command to realign resources to more critical priorities and outsourcing services such as email. As a result, the dreaded “your mailbox is full” message is soon to be a thing of the past.
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Members of the 6th Security Forces Squadron participate in a 24-hour vigilance run to commemorate Police Week at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., May 22, 2018. Police Week is a national observance that pays tribute to the law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. Police Week: MacDill pays tribute to fallen comrades
Established by President John F. Kennedy in 1962, Police Week is a national observance that pays tribute to law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others.
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U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Mandy Thorpe, right, lead inspection planner assigned to the 6th Air Mobility Wing Inspector General office, reviews 6th Maintenance Squadron (MXS) unit type codes with Tech. Sgt. Patrick Polcari, center, 6th MXS unit deployment manager and Senior Airman Jean-Paul Mock, 6th MXS aircraft structural journeyman, left, during a Horizontal Inspection at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., April 30, 2018. This inspection is a wing-level program that verifies the readiness of multiple units. MacDill ensures readiness through Horizontal Inspection
Various units within the 6th Air Mobility Wing completed an inspection at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, April 30, 2018.
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Military members and their dependents pause for a group photo during the inaugural Military Track Day at Jennings GP in Jennings, Fla., May 11, 2018. The event built upon skills learned through Motorcycle Safety Foundation courses and applied them at realistic speeds in a controlled environment. (Photo by Preston Brown) Motorcycle safety in preparation for Critical Days of Summer
Military members (active duty and reserve), government civilians and dependents participated in the inaugural Military Motorcycle Track Day at Jennings GP in Jennings, Florida, May 11, 2018. This first-time event built upon skills taught in various Motorcycle Safety Foundation courses at more realistic speeds in a controlled closed-course environment.
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The Mt. Song Martial Arts Academy of Tampa performs a Chinese Lion Dance during the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month celebration at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., May 17, 2018. The Lion Dance is performed alongside a musician playing a large drum that follows the moves and roar of the lion. This performance is to bring peace and good fortune. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley Perdue) MacDill celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Throughout the nation, Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month is recognized during the month of May to pay tribute to the contributions of Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders to America’s history.
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An F-22 Raptor performs high-speed turns during Tampa Bay AirFest 2018 at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., May 11, 2018. Tampa Bay’s skies rumble over Mother’s Day weekend
Although MacDill Air Force Base, Florida lacks the joint base designation, aircraft and service members of all branches of service flooded the flightline throughout the second week of May, in preparation for Tampa Bay AirFest 2018. The event was open to the public, Saturday and Sunday, May 12-13 to offer attendees an exciting outing for Mother’s Day weekend and witness firsthand the capabilities of the armed forces.
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The 6th Air Mobility Wing leadership pauses for a photo with members from various children’s organizations at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., May 11, 2018. MacDill welcomed 12 organizations throughout the Tampa Bay community on base for a special VIP experience during the rehearsal of Tampa Bay AirFest 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley Perdue) MacDill invites community organizations out for VIP experience
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The 6th Air Mobility Wing welcomed 12 community organizations to the flightline for a VIP experience at the Tampa Bay AirFest 2018 rehearsal at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, May 11.
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Default Air Force Logo Noise Advisory for Tampa Bay AirFest 2018
In advance of Tampa Bay AirFest 2018, please be advised that there will be increased aircraft activity in and around the Tampa Bay area. Residents can expect to see elevated numbers of military aircraft in the vicinity May 9– May 13.
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