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  • MacDill displays readiness with aircraft arresting system

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 6th Air Refueling Wing alongside two F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft from the 482nd Fighter Wing, Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla., completed the annual certification on the BAK-12 aircraft arresting system here April 22.

  • MacDill Airmen compete in sports

    U.S. Airmen assigned to the 6th Air Refueling Wing participate sports competitions during wingman day at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, April 22, 2022.

  • The Blueprint: Roadmap to Enlisted Force Development

    The Blueprint serves as a foundational document to link enlisted development — from entry to departure. This new document is one of 28 Enlisted Force Development Action Plan (EFD-AP) objectives focused on developing tomorrow’s enlisted Airmen … today.

  • Building healthy relationships

    Relationships impact all aspects of our lives, including home, work, and leisure activities. Developing and maintaining relationships takes time and effort, with long term positive impacts for all.

  • 6th ARW commander pilots KC-135 during refueling exercise

    U.S. Air Force Col. Benjamin Jonsson, 6th Air Refueling Wing commander, pilots a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during a refueling exercise over Lousiana, April. 12, 2022. Jonsson flew with the 91st Air Refueling Squadron and refueled B-52 Stratofortress bombers assigned to the 2nd Bomb Wing,

  • MacDill raises awareness during SAAPM month

    The MacDill Air Force Base Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office is conducting several events throughout April, in support of national Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention month recognized by both military and civilian communities.  

  • The body shop of the Air Force: Corrosion control

    If you ask the service members stationed at MacDill Air Force Base what they love about the location, many of them might say the warm weather and proximity to the ocean. However, the maintainers who service 60-year-plus old aircraft might have a different opinion.

  • MacDill recognizes volunteers during National Volunteer Week

    Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week is a time to shine a light on those who serve our community and inspire us with their selfless giving. This year’s dates are April 17-23 and MacDill is fortunate to continue a long-lasting tradition of being that bright light of volunteerism.

  • UCF AFROTC cadets fly with the 91st ARS during AIM flight

    Cadets with Air Force ROTC Detachment 159 at the University of Central Florida joined the 91st Air Refueling Squadron (ARS) on an air refueling mission as part of the Aviation Inspiration Mentorship (AIM) High program April 11, 2022.

  • Florida burrowing owl released on MacDill

    A Florida burrowing owl was relocated and released by a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) biologist April 8 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.