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  • Some IDs may be invalid starting Sept. 15

    Beginning Sept. 15, 2016, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, will not accept forms of identification from non-compliant REAL ID Act states and territories.
  • Team MacDill practices lightning safety

    “There is lightning within in five nautical miles.” Military members working or living on MacDill Air Force Base (AFB), Florida, often hear this automated message through their work computers or the giant voice when a storm occurs.
  • Dorm office desires two motivated NCOs

    The Air Force strives to develop professional, well-rounded Airmen to carry out the mission in every capacity. Often, this means utilizing them outside of their specific career fields in roles known as special duties.
  • MPS relocates to new, improved building; services interrupted

    During the week of Aug. 22-26, 2016, the Pass and ID card office will be relocating from Building 373 to Building 411 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
  • MacDill immunizations technicians strive to build a healthier force

    Air Force medical officials are encouraging Airmen, their families and all beneficiaries to raise their personal awareness of immunization health during National Immunization Awareness Month in August.
  • Rules and Regs help keep our kids safe

    The safety of children who live, play and go to school at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida is a top priority. Therefore regulations are in place to ensure their safety remains uncompromised.
  • Zika: What you need to know

    Governor Rick Scott announced on August 1, 2016 that the Florida Department of Health (DOH) has identified 10 additional people in Miami, Florida with the Zika virus who likely contracted it locally through a mosquito bite. That is in addition to the four people identified on July 29, bringing the total to 14 people that have contracted the disease in Miami.
  • Critical Days of Summer: MacDill dives into water safety awareness

    In a state surrounded by water on three sides, water based activities are both popular and abundant. While many of these activities, such as swimming and kayaking, are popular ways to relax and keep cool during the summer, safety must be the top priority for service members and their families.
  • Airman, athlete, competitor: MacDill Airman competes in ultramarathons

    Inspiration for the modern marathon, a 26.2-mile race, stems from military origins. Legend tells of a Greek soldier who ran from Marathon to Athens to deliver news of the defeated Persian Army. More than two millennia later, one Airman at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is writing his own story.
  • Decisions Matter: MacDill supports Critical Days of Summer Safety

    For Airmen and their families across the sunshine state, summer can be a time to enjoy various indoor and outdoor activities. However, it is also the time of year when routine activities and travel can present more safety risks than ever.