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Default Air Force Logo Press Release: Aircraft assigned to MacDill evacuate
Due to Hurricane Irma, KC-135s from the 6th Air Mobility Wing on MacDill AFB are evacuating to McConnell AFB, Kansas, beginning Thursday, September 7, 2016.
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Default Air Force Logo Public Announcement: Local School Closures
In preparation for Hurricane Irma, there are numerous local school closures.
0 9/06
2017
On a clear Tuesday morning, on September 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 people were victims of a coordinated attack against the United States and its values. In honor of those who died during the attacks, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, will host a 9/11 remembrance ceremony on September 11, 2017, at the U.S. Special Operations Command Memorial. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Airman 1st Class Caleb Nunez) MacDill to honor 9/11 victims
We all remember that chilling morning. Some of us were in school, too young to fully comprehend what was happening; while some of us were at work, capable of understanding the magnitude of the situation.
0 9/01
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A contractor sifts through dirt to isolate an artifact found in the soil during an archaeological dig at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Aug. 17, 2017. Contractors worked with the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron to document artifacts to help with future base planning and development. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley Perdue) Eastside story: MacDill undergoes Phase 1 of archaeological survey
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Contractors with the New South Associates, Inc. began an eight to 10 week archaeological survey on the eastern portion of MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Aug. 16, 2017.
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A MagPro magnetic stimulator used for Magnetic Electroencephalogram Resonance Therapy (MeRT) is set up at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Aug. 9, 2017. New post-traumatic stress research at USSOCOM, MacDill AFB
Medical professionals from United States Special Operations Command and the 6th Medical Group are partnering to provide a new, noninvasive treatment for post-traumatic stress at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. The treatment uses Magnetic Electroencephalogram Resonance Therapy (MeRT,) which is a modified version of repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) and is currently being researched at the clinic.
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U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Steven Parras, an integrative flight control systems technician assigned to the 6th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, practices troubleshooting the Block 45 system on the KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., August 9, 2017. The Block 45 system is a modern upgrade to the old aircraft that allows them to be more reliable and compatible to air traffic navigation. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley Perdue) Out with analog and in with digital: KC-135s are being upgraded
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. –Two upgraded KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, which house a new system known as the Block 45 program, were delivered to MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, April 2017.
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Bernice Ortiz, a medical office manager assigned to the 6th Medical Operations Squadron, schedules a virtual medical appointment for a client at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., August 3, 2017. Virtual appointments are a new system offered by the primary care clinics for patients who do not require a physical exam for their appointments. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley Perdue) Virtual appointments are now available for members of MacDill
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – On June 1, 2017, the Air Force introduced a brand new system allowing patients to have medical appointments virtually.
0 8/03
2017
A U.S. Air Force firefighter assigned to the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron extinguishes a fire during a structural, live-burn exercise at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., July 24, 2017. The exercise was conducted to show the behavior of a live fire inside a structure, and how to safely operate their equipment while in a burning building. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Adam R. Shanks)
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Firefighters conduct live-burn exercise
A U.S. Air Force firefighter assigned to the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron extinguishes a fire during a structural, live-burn exercise at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., July 24, 2017. The exercise was conducted to show the behavior of a live fire inside a structure, and how to safely operate their equipment while in a burning building. (U.S. Air Force
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Service members from the Joint Communications Support Element and the 6th Air Mobility Wing take shelter under a tent on a raft during a joint water survival exercise in Tampa Bay, Fla., July 18, 2017. During the exercise, service members set up a tent to simulate evading the enemy, while providing protection from the harsh sun. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mariette Adams) MacDill service members participate in a joint service exercise
Service members from the 6th Air Mobility Wing and the Joint Communications Support Element participated in a joint water survival exercise at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, July 18, 2017.
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Dustin Wegehaupt, a production supervisor and jet engine instructor assigned to the 373rd Training Squadron, Detachment 2, instructs a KC-135R/T Flightline F108 Engine Operator course at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., July 14, 2017. The course is designed to train and qualify personnel on the flightline to run engines in the instance maintenance issues arise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ashley Perdue) MacDill maintainers learn how to run aircraft engines
MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Each month, Tech. Sgt. Dustin Wegehaupt, a production supervisor and jet engine instructor assigned to the 373rd Training Squadron, Detachment 2, leads a unique course teaching personnel how to run aircraft engines at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
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