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6th Air Refueling Wing

America’s Most Responsive, Reliable and Renowned Refueling Wing.

The 6th ARW is a 3,000-person force capable of rapidly projecting air refueling power anywhere in the world. We are organized into five unique groups to carry out our mission to be America’s premier mobility team providing world-class air refueling and airbase support to Headquarters U.S. Central Command, Headquarters U.S. Special Operations Command, and 51 other mission partners that call MacDill home.

6th Maintenance Group
Providing Logistics Management To Support Worldwide Aerial Refueling, and Special Assignment Missions.

The 6th Maintenance Group consists of two diverse squadrons with more than 700 personnel. The group manages all wing maintenance resources to include an annual operating budget of more than $12 million as well as aircraft, supplies, and equipment valued at more than $3 billion.

6th Medical Group
The Leaders in Compassionate, Quality Health Care with Patient-Focused Customer Service.
“Fit Fighters, Healthy Families” 

6th Operations Group

Planning and executing global aerial refueling and specialized missions for US and allied combat and support aircraft. We extend US global power and global reach through employment of KC-135R aircraft. 

6th Mission Support Group

Providing civil engineering, communications, contracting, logistics readiness, mission support, security forces, and services.