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  • Team MacDill helps support Exercise Patriot Warrior 2018

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 6th Air Mobility Wing helped prepare gear for members from the 927th Aeromedical Staging Squadron for exercise Patriot Warrior 2018. Exercise Patriot Warrior is an Air Force Reserve Command exercise to help increase public awareness of the Air Force Reserve and its community impact. (U.S. Air Force photo story by
  • MacDill by the Numbers

    The men and women of the 6th AMW are a 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, responsive airlift and airbase support to Headquarters U.S. Central Command, Headquarters U.S. Special Operations Command and 33 other mission partners that call MacDill home. Here's a quick look at the numbers.
  • MacDill Airmen provide unmatched POTUS support

    MacDill’s ground transportation team is no stranger to distinguished visitor requests. A recent POTUS visit required the team to plan and execute the movement of 12 aircrew ground equipment assets to Tampa International Airport.
  • MacDill launches program, assists military women in transition to civilian life

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is one of five sites participating in a new program called the Women’s Health Transition Pilot Program that launched in July 2018.
  • It takes a team: MacDill, HCSD win Pete Taylor partnership award

    Team MacDill won the 2018 Pete Taylor Partnership of Excellence Award in the community K-12 category for their outstanding collaboration with Hillsborough County School District.
  • MacDill augmentees: essential for defense

    From the frontline gates to the streets within, security forces Airmen protect and defend a military installation.
  • The dangers of opioid pain medications

    Pain is the most common reason people seek medical treatment. According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 1 in 10 Americans have chronic pain or pain every day for the preceding three months.
  • MacDill youth learn to “defy” negativity, peer pressure

    Twenty service members assigned to U.S. Central Command mentored military youths at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, July 23 to August 4, 2018, as a part of the U.S. Navy’s Drug Education for Youth (D.E.F.Y) program. During the summer leadership program, children were mentored on goal setting, leadership and teamwork, relationships and conflict management, substance abuse prevention and self-esteem.
  • Barrett takes command of 18th AF

    Maj. Gen. Sam Barrett took command of 18th Air Force from Lt. Gen. GI Tuck during a ceremony here, July 31.
  • Team MacDill tests the best for Phoenix Raven

    The Phoenix Raven program, established in February 1997, is a group of elite security forces members dedicated to providing security for Air Mobility Command aircraft transiting through high threat areas.