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  • Unveiling the heart of an Air Force Chaplain

    Walking through the corridors of a correctional facility on his way to lead service, he would approach the window of a cell, only to be greeted by his own reflection.“This could be me,” he said. “In some ways with my past journey, it was me. It reminds me of what I needed when I was in a really low

  • New youth football camps deliver life, team skills to military youth

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND, Texas – New youth football camps are delivering life and teambuilding skills at installations to rave reviews.  The camps, centrally funded by the Air Force Services Center’s child and youth programs, are at four installations for 2023 and are expected to grow

  • A Journey from Grief to Gratitude

    Throughout this journey from grief to gratitude, I am reminded that I am doing it for Mackinley, my faith, our family, and for the mission, and to share my experience to inspire others to reach out and not give up. I didn't want to say goodbye, but I knew that our time together on this earth had

  • From survival training to saving lives

    1st Lt. David Foreman enlisted as a survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialist from 2006 to 2021, prior to obtaining a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistance Studies through the Interservice Physician Assistant Program. Foreman now works at MacDill AFB, servicing the 6th and 927th

  • When Love Takes Flight: A Dual Military Family's Journey

    In the vast skies, where wings carry the dreams of those who dare to fly, two individuals found more than just a love for aviation; they discovered an unwavering commitment to each other and their country.Maj. Woody "Hollywood" Bowman and Maj. Meagan Bowman, both pilots in the U.S. Air Force,

  • MacDill recognizes veteran POW with lasting impact on personnel

    Veterans of MacDill pause to reflect the passing of one of their finest, Colonel Leroy W. Stutz on July 9th. Stutz served 30 years at duty stations across the Air Force beginning his career in 1964 earning his wings as a RF-4C Phantom II pilot before completing his upgrade training and heading to

  • CENTCOM Chaplain uses faith to inspire change

    U.S. Army Col. Khalid Shabazz, U.S. Central Command lead chaplain, is no stranger to the adversity Muslim service members and civilians face every day. As a result, he’s made it his mission to help anyone, regardless of their religious designation, navigate their way to living their life to the

  • MacDill defender earns 12 OAY recognition

    Tech. Sgt. Michelle Fernandez, who currently serves as team lead for the marine patrol section in the 6th Security Forces Squadron at MacDill Air Force Base, was recognized as one of the 12 Outstanding Airmen for 2022.