• 6th CS ensures fail safe communications

    The 6th Communications Squadron at MacDill Air Force Base recently completed an upgrade to the base's phone network, massively upgrading the capabilities of the 6th Air Refueling Wing and reducing the risk of security breaches.

  • Jumpstart life

    Commissioning in the United States Air Force comes in many different ways. With dozens of specialty programs, there is a path for anyone with the grit to follow through.

  • Building a Warrior Heart

    In an effort to boost wingmanship, help Airmen better communicate and offer resources to handle stress, the MacDill Integrated Resilience Office organized a Warrior Heart and MacDill University event. The event culminated with a presentation by Retired Chief Master Sgt. Anthony Brinkley, recognized

  • Pioneering The Future

    MacDill Air Force Base recently hosted its 5th annual tech expo, that showcased the latest advancements in technology and their potential impact on military operations. The expo provided an invaluable opportunity for Airmen and base personnel to gain firsthand experience with cutting-edge equipment

  • MacDill Accelerates Innovation in Education

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- The MacDill Council for Education Excellence hosted a meeting between military leaders, school staff, and parents to discuss initiatives for improving the education of military children, Nov. 27, 2023.The MCE is making significant strides in supporting military

  • 63rd ARS refuels C-17 over Southeastern United States

    A C-17 Globemaster III assigned to the 15th Airlift Squadron, Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina, approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 63rd Air Refueling Squadron, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, over the Southeastern United States, Nov. 28, 2023. Air Mobility Command utilizes the

  • AMC and AETC team up to empower next generation

    Through the collaborative effort of Air Mobility Command and Air Education and Training Command, Air University and the 6th Air Refueling Wing hosted a ROTC mentorship session and Tuskegee Airmen Heritage Site tour, Nov. 16, 2023.

  • Wing intel provides competitive edge in information warfare

    The 6th Operations Support Squadron intelligence flight, headed by Maj. Andrew Schafter, 6th OSS senior intelligence officer, 1st Lt. Cassidy Ley-Han, 6th OSS intelligence officer in charge of readiness, and 1st Lt. McKenna DePue, 6th OSS intelligence OIC of operations, is dedicated to bringing the

  • Supporting worldwide aerial refueling

    U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Bradley Belmont, 6th Maintenance Squadron crew chief, inspects the tail of a KC-135 Stratotanker at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 21, 2023. The 6th MXS is responsible for maintaining and providing quality aircraft, aerospace ground equipment, and munitions for