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Commander's Corner

March7, 2013: Challenges and opportunities
Team MacDill, on March 1, the Department of Defense and our great Air Force entered a new phase of operations that requires the entire team to unite and find solutions to tough problems.

January 24, 2013: Change is upon us

This month we said "Farewell" to Col. Dave Pavey of the 927th and welcomed the wing's newest commander, Col. Doug and Ann Schwartz to the Team MacDill family.

November 22, 2012: So much to be thankful for this holiday

This Thanksgiving, Team MacDill truly has much to be thankful for! We have outstanding Airmen and families with an incredible mission providing world class distinguished visitor airlift and air refueling.

September 20, 2012: September a significant month for nation, service
With the passing of Labor Day and end of the critical days of summer, it is time to focus on the fall transition and upcoming events. Air Mobility Command did well these past 101 days and reduced its losses, but we must remember to stay vigilant throughout the year.

August 30, 2012: Outstanding teamwork; some team standouts

As we enter the long holiday weekend, I ask each of you to keep our neighbors to the north dealing with the effects of Hurricane Isaac in your thoughts.

August 16, 2012: 'Airmen, mission and community'
"What an incredible privilege to serve as your commander at MacDill Air Force Base!" was my first thought after I learned that my family and I were moving to the Tampa Bay area.

August 2, 2012: Meet the new 6th Air Mobility Wing Commander
Col. Scott DeThomas assumed command of the 6th Air Mobility Wing July 27. He took time out to introduce himself to the MacDill community and answered a few questions from the Thunderbolt.