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  • USSOCOM offers motorcycle safety courses for MacDill service members

    Did you know that in order to ride a motorcycle in the state of Florida, you are required to pass an authorized Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Course? Lucky for MacDill motorcycle enthusiasts, U.S. Special Operations Command hosts six motorcycle safety classes to provide training for service members, whether they’re a beginner that doesn’t even have a motorcycle, or someone who has been riding for years and wants to feel more comfortable on the road.
  • Tuskegee Airman visits CENTCOM

    In the Vince Tolbert Building on MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, personnel from the U.S. Central Command had the privilege of listening to living history in the form of U.S. Army Air Forces Sgt. Thomas Newton, a Documented Original Tuskegee Airman July 9, 2021.
  • 927th ARW Airman named AFRC's Crew Chief of the Year

    Tech. Sgt. Cody Plopper, a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft crew chief with the 927th Maintenance Squadron, was named Air Force Reserve Command's Crew Chief of the Year.
  • MacDill youth throwing for gold at Junior Olympics

    As the Tokyo Olympics kick off this week, one youth is getting ready to represent MacDill Air Force Base at the Junior Olympics in Northern Florida starting early next week. Benjamin Hiestand, a 6th grader from Tinker K-8 School, is competing in the discus throw event at the Junior Olympics in Jacksonville, Florida, July 26 through Aug. 1, 2021.
  • Reserve chaplain supports Surfside condo collapse victims, first responders

    First responders from Miami-Dade County, Fla., faced a nightmare scenario on June 24, 2021 when the Surfside Champlain Towers South building collapsed suddenly, trapping many residents and leading to a desperate search for survivors and casualties. Search-and-rescue efforts spanned across multiple agencies and Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency. U.S. Air Force Capt. Eli Estrin, a Rabbi and chaplain assigned to MacDill Air Force Base's Readiness Integration Organization Detachment 6, put his own skills as a military chaplain to work aiding rescuers and victims.
  • San Antonio Innovation Summit open for registration

    The event – a partnership between the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Air Force Security Forces Center, Air Force Services Center, Air Force Personnel Center, Air Education and Training Command, and AFWERX – will bring innovation collaboration opportunities to an expanded installation and mission support audience.
  • MacDill helping agency leaders host mental health panel

    To increase leadership awareness concerning the seriousness of service member mental health issues, the 6th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron’s Mental Health Flight, hosted a mental health panel here July 13, 2021.
  • MacDill CDC releases Kinderspot app

    In an effort to aid military service members in finding available childcare or day care service at MacDill’s Child Development Center, a mobile app called Kinderspot, developed by Oddball, will be available to families of Team MacDill beginning July 12, 2021. Kinderspot is a mobile app designed to streamline the process of temporarily renting out a child’s spot to families who need short-term child care, whether because they are going on vacation or are going on a TDY for the next 2 months.
  • Diversity and inclusion program managers train at 927th ARW

    A key step toward Air Force Reserve Command’s vision of weaving diversity and inclusion into the fabric of the organization is the education and training of program managers. The 927th Air Refueling Wing hosted one such course here on June 16-17, 2021
  • HURCON All Clear status issued at MacDill

    As of 12 p.m. July 7, 2021, MacDill Air Force Base has declared Hurricane Condition (HURCON) All Clear status. MacDill AFB will be opening for routine access today starting at 12 p.m. and will resume full operations tomorrow, July 8. Please contact your unit leadership for any questions.
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