U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Mark Rodriguez, an investigator assigned to the 6th Security Forces Squadron, provides cover at a simulated forward operating position during a 6th Air Mobility Wing operational readiness assessment (ORA), Oct. 4, 2018 at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. ORAs challenge participants with simulated scenarios to improve operational agility and readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adam R. Shanks) U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Mark Rodriguez, an investigator assigned to the 6th Security Forces Squadron, provides cover at a simulated forward operating position during a 6th Air Mobility Wing operational readiness assessment (ORA), Oct. 4, 2018 at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. ORAs challenge participants with simulated scenarios to improve operational agility and readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adam R. Shanks)

Ready to roll: MacDill Airmen thrive during readiness assessment

MacDill Airmen thrive during readiness assessment
The American Veteran’s Disabled for Life Memorial in Washington D.C. displays a quote from retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Martha Cameron, a World War II nurse and veteran. Cameron served 20 years and was involved in two prolific battles during WWII: D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge. (courtesy photo) The American Veteran’s Disabled for Life Memorial in Washington D.C. displays a quote from retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Martha Cameron, a World War II nurse and veteran. Cameron served 20 years and was involved in two prolific battles during WWII: D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge. (courtesy photo)

MacDill celebrates

WWII veteran's 100th birthday
ThunderBug, the mascot for the Tampa Bay Lightning, and Sparky, the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection mascot, ride a towed marine patrol boat at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 13, 2018. The 6th CES wrapped up their festivities for Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9th through 13th, with a parade going around base housing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan C. Grossklag) ThunderBug, the mascot for the Tampa Bay Lightning, and Sparky, the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection mascot, ride a towed marine patrol boat at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Oct. 13, 2018. The 6th CES wrapped up their festivities for Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9th through 13th, with a parade going around base housing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan C. Grossklag)

Extinguishing danger:

MacDill Fire Prevention Week
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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Melvin Santos, an emergency services team leader assigned to the 6th Security Forces Squadron, climbs through a window of the simulation house at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Aug. 23, 2018. The 5,000 square foot simulation house is equipped with assault windows, two battering ram doors and movable partitions to allow a changeable training environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adam R. Shanks) U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Melvin Santos, an emergency services team leader assigned to the 6th Security Forces Squadron, climbs through a window of the simulation house at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Aug. 23, 2018. The 5,000 square foot simulation house is equipped with assault windows, two battering ram doors and movable partitions to allow a changeable training environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adam R. Shanks)

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