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Category: Around base
  • Facebook: Personal or not, the AFI still stands

    When using social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter or Snapchat, it can become increasingly difficult for us as military personnel to refrain from sharing any information that could reflect negatively on the military with the rest of the world. As members of the Armed Forces, we must continue to acknowledge that we’re held to a higher standard than the general population.
  • 6th AMW commander takes final flight at MacDill

    A small gathering looks on in anticipation as Col. Daniel Tulley, commander of the 6th Air Mobility Wing (AMW), taxis a KC-135 Stratotanker toward them on the flightline at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 28, 2016.
  • MacDill encourages firework safety for a safe, happy Fourth

    The Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day, is fast approaching. Many families and friends are planning what fireworks they want and where to ignite them. While the holiday may be an exciting time to get together and celebrate, safety must be a top priority.
  • 6th Civil Engineer Squadron prevents potential sinkhole at MacDill

    There are specific units here on MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, tasked with ensuring that personnel are able to carry out the mission every day. One in particular, the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES), recently teamed up with a privatized utility contractor to prevent a potential sinkhole under one of MacDill’s roads.
  • Team MacDill hosts Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookies

    Rookies from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers took a break from training to visit MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 10, 2016. The visit, which included a trip to various points of interest around base, provided the players with insight to the military community and mission on MacDill.