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  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at the MacDill Fitness Center

    An Airman slams his supervisor to the ground! Pins him down and makes him beg for mercy. Surprisingly, this Airman got no paperwork! There is only one place on base this could work: Brazilian Jiu-jitsu training classes at the Fitness Center. Airmen wanting the same opportunity can attend classes Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.
  • SFS Airman putts onto Team U.S.A.

    Athletes understand the feeling you get when there is two outs, in the bottom of the 9th and you're up by 8, with no runners on base; or the feeling when it's the two minute warning, in the 4th quarter and you're by 21. Airman 1st Class John Little, 6th Security Forces Squadron, knows that feeling well. He won the Air Force Military Golf
  • MacDill deploys MASF in support of Ike

    A Mobile Aeromedical Staging Facility team from the 6th Air Mobility Wing stationed at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida arrived here yesterday in support of Hurricane Ike evacuation efforts. Along with the MASF team, more than 200 state and federal assets and volunteers converged on Corpus Christi ahead of Ike in order to coordinate, manage
  • 6th Air Mobility Wing welcomes new commander

    Col. Robert Thomas relinquished command of the 6th Air Mobility Wing during a change of command ceremony to Col. Lawrence Martin Monday. Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott III, 18th Air Force commander, presided over the ceremony and expressed his gratitude for Colonel Thomas' hard work during his tenure as the 6th AMW commander. "Just under (two) years ago
  • AMC achieves new landmark

    Natural disasters call for fast action, and just 16 hours after being notified of the threat of hurricane Gustav, a Mobile Aeromedical Staging Facility team from the 6th Medical Group, MacDill Air Force Base, was operational and on the ground in Beaumont, Texas, supporting the evacuation Aug. 30. It was a landmark moment for Air Mobility Command.
  • MacDill firefighters host charity softball tourney for cancer victim

    The MacDill firefighter's association and the Men's Varsity softball team donated $1,700 to retired civilian firefighter Andy Bernt, after a softball tournament, May 24. More than 400 servicemembers and their families came out to show their support for the former MacDill firefighter. Additionally, on and off base agencies competed in friendly
  • Preparing for Hurricane Season

    The month of June begins tomorrow and that also signifies the beginning of hurricane season. Because MacDill is in a flood zone. Team MacDill members should make plans and take precaution prior to hurricane season. The start of hurricane season isn't quite the non-event it was before Charley, Ivan, Frances and Jeanne paid a visit in 2004. "While it
  • Plan, Prepare, Apply finding military friendly colleges

    The search for military friendly schools can be as easy as finding a needle in a hay stack. Like anything worthwhile it takes careful planning, an optimistic outlook and research. "Look for the degree you want," said Cynthia Carr MacDill education counselor. "This can be done when you know where your interest lies." Servicemembers can take career
  • MacDill AAFES goes green

    Recycling plastic, aluminum cans and paper products are all things that people have been doing for years to help save the environment. The Army and Air Force Exchange Service along with The Defense Commissary Agency have both introduced another way for people to do their part. AAFES is introducing reusable bags to military shoppers. Made of