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U.S Air Force Maj. Ryan Garlow, 6th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander, poses in front of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft before Tampa Bay AirFest 2016 at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. March 18, 2016. MacDill officer wins Sijan Award
Maj. Ryan Garlow, 6th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander, at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, was selected for the Lance P. Sijan USAF Leadership Award in the senior officer category.
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The Memphis Belle replica, a B-17 heavy bomber assigned to the 91st Bomber Group, arrived at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., March 13, 2018. Famous B-17 replica, Memphis Belle, comes back home to MacDill
The flight line at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, was much different than what it was during World War II, when aircraft flew constantly overseas to contest Nazi Germany. Some of those planes never returned to the U.S., but at approximately 10:30 a.m. March 13, 2018, MacDill welcomed back home, the famous Memphis Belle B-17.
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MacBones, 6th Air Mobility Wing safety skeleton, rides a bicycle at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., July 10, 2014. Bicyclists need to wear a properly fastened and approved bicycle helmet while riding. (U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Tori Schultz/Released) MacBones returns, ready to promote Team MacDill safety
Partially hidden in the 6th Air Mobility Wing headquarters building at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, exists an Airman whose biggest concern is safety. His career, which has required him to endure normally painful or deadly situations, was put on hiatus a few years ago. However, this Airman decided to dust off his rigid, bony frame and venture out to share his story. He cannot keep a secret because everyone can see right through him.
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U.S. Air Force 1st Lt. David Deleon, an intelligence officer assigned to the 6th Operations Support Squadron (OSS), pauses for a photo with cadets from the University of South Florida DET-158 Reserve Officer Training Corps, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Feb. 21, 2018. MacDill educates the future officers of the Air Force
Every year, Airmen separate or retire from the Air Force due to many different reasons. However, those voids are filled by new and eager Airmen who join the ranks to serve their country. One of the programs responsible for cultivating the young Airmen of tomorrow, while also offering significant opportunities, benefits and training, is the Reserve Officer Training Corps.
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U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Roger Potts, an aircrew flight equipment supervisor assigned to the 6th  Operations Support Squadron, simulates mitigating contamination in an aircrew contamination control area (ACCA) at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Feb. 13, 2018. Training exercise bolsters MacDill’s wartime proficiency
Military operational readiness is paramount in preventing the loss of life and surviving in austere conditions. Between Feb. 12 and 15, the 6th Air Mobility Wing at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, conducted an operational readiness assessment to exercise the wing’s wartime readiness.
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Robert and Verna Cuthrell, retirees currently residing in the family campgrounds at MacDill Air Force Base, pause for a photo at MacDill AFB, Florida, Jan. 24, 2018. MacDill uses texts to notify “FamCampers”
Remotely located near the beach and recreation center at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, lies the family campground, more commonly known as FamCamp, a popular visitation program that operates year-round allowing people to rent one of 366 full-service sites complete with electricity, water, waste disposal, cable TV and optional telephone service.
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U.S. Air Force Capt. Matthew Gallo, a chaplain assigned to the 6th Air Mobility Wing Chaplain Corps, talks to Airman 1st Class Nathan Meyer, a firefighter assigned to the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron, during his shift at the crash fire station at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Jan. 24, 2018. Air Force chaplain shares story of service
His office is adorned with pictures of family, scholarly degrees and books of worship. Service members of all branches can be seen sitting by his desk, confiding in him for personal issues they would never tell anyone else. Sitting opposite of them, is a ministry professional, listening intently, prepared to provide all the counseling he possibly can. As a chaplain, Capt. Matthew Gallo, assigned to the 6th Air Mobility Wing Chaplain Corps, is one of the Air Force’s subject matter experts in the realm of spiritual resiliency, helping Airmen and their families get through any burden they may carry.
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Adam Amado, a documentation specialist assigned to the 6th Maintenance Group, works on his computer at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 21, 2017. To fly or not to fly - MX schedulers
With 16 KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft and eight more on the way, MacDill Air Force Base’s maintenance scheduling shop are up for the challenge. As maintenance managers, the Airmen in the plans and scheduling office assigned to the 6th Maintenance Group, oversee all maintenance and operations their aircraft participate in.
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2017
6th Air Mobility Wing leadership browses the Combined Federal Campaign (CDC) website on Nov. 9, 2017, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. MacDill gives back through Combined Federal Campaign
It’s that time of year; the holidays are approaching, cooler temperatures signal the start of Fall and the Combined Federal Campaign is here again. The CFC program provides a platform for federal government employees to donate to charities of their choosing, which includes more than 20,000 organizations at a local, national, and international level.
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U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Randall St. John, an entry controller assigned to the 6th Security Forces Squadron, delivers his post briefing to Master Sgt. Adrian Wright, sustainment services flight superintendent assigned to the 6th Force Support Squadron, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 21, 2017. Shadow Day program exposes Airmen to larger Air Force picture
The Air Force employs a variety of jobs ranging from medical, mechanical, to administrative and information technologies. However, Airmen rarely get a chance to experience what their brothers and sisters-in-arms do on a daily basis.
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