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  • Honoring Heritage: Revitalizing Memorial Park

    Following the decommissioning of the static display aircraft at Memorial Park on MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, efforts to sustainably expand and revitalize the park into a communal and historical destination will begin.
  • Honoring Heritage: KB-50 has new home

    Over the next few weeks, it will be hard to miss the careful disassembly of the KB-50J Superfortress and the F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, from the Memorial Park at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
  • A safe Halloween makes for a happy Halloween

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- With Halloween, treats, and celebrations like MacThrillville, just around the corner, Team MacDill encourages service members and their families to practice excellent risk management and situational awareness this Halloween season.
  • MacDill firefighters host Fire Prevention Week

    Forty-seven MacDill firefighters with the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Emergency Services hosted their annual Fire Prevention Week with the theme, “Every Second Counts: Plans 2 Ways Out” at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. between Oct. 8 and 14.
  • Out with analog and in with digital: KC-135s are being upgraded

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. –Two upgraded KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, which house a new system known as the Block 45 program, were delivered to MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, April 2017.
  • Olympians hold archery camp at Youth Center

    Olympic archers Khatuna Lorig and Vic Wunderle held an archery camp at the Youth Center on MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 19-23, 2017.
  • MacDill holds Memorial Day ceremony in honor of fallen

    A gaggle of Airmen solemnly stood watch as a detail of four marched to position themselves at the base of the flagpole. In silence, each member of the flag detail waited attentively for the sound of the National Anthem to signal they could lower the flag and begin rendering honors. Although this is the normal procedure for a routine Retreat ceremony, one important detail made this event different from the others – it was Memorial Day.
  • Who’s a good boy? Zoran retires after seven years of service

    Patrol and detection; it is a job that Zoran, a military working dog, takes seriously. For the past seven years, he fulfilled his duty with the 6th Security Forces Squadron and retired March 31, 2017.
  • Team MacDill and Tampa Bay Rays continue longstanding partnership

    As part of the player development program, members of the Tampa Bay Rays baseball organization visited MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, on Jan. 18, 2017.
  • Holiday celebration boosts morale for 6 MDG

    As a “thank you” for the hard work throughout 2016, the Mental Health Flight hosted an appreciation event for personnel from the 6th Medical Group (MDG) at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 14, 2016.