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  • Honoring heroes of the past: 6th Bomb Group visits MacDill

    Members of the 6th Bomb Group (BG) Association visited MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 23, 2016 for a base tour. The visit was a part of the group’s 30th annual reunion which started in Treasure Island, Florida.
  • MacDill uses Emergency Management exercise to maintain readiness

    On Sept. 13, 2016, personnel from various 6th Air Mobility Wing (AMW) agencies around MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, participated in an Emergency Management Exercise. The exercise simulated a fuel spill that resulted from a vehicle accident.
  • MacDill’s golf ball had its final round

    One of MacDill’s popular landmarks will soon be no more. “Turn left at the golf ball,” won’t be said after Sept. 21, 2016. That’s because the radome, which is a satellite covering affectionately referred to as the “golf ball” by base populous, began permanent deconstruction Sept. 12, 2016.
  • 69 years and counting: Team MacDill celebrates AF birthday

    The sound of joyous laughter and clinking glasses rang out in the upper level of the Hilton Downtown Tampa. The reason for these echoes of merriment? None other than the 2016 Air Force Ball.
  • 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.
  • The KC-135: 60 years of excellence

    For 60 years, the KC-135 Stratotanker has executed rapid global mobility through unmatched aerial refueling and airlift support worldwide. Throughout the many major events the Air Force has been a part of, this aircraft continues to stand the test of time.
  • Airman prepares for deployment through Desert Defender training

    Before deploying to their area of responsibility, military personnel must be trained to ensure they are mission capable and fully equipped to fulfill their duties as well as handle any situations that may arise. One particular Airman recently participated in training known as Desert Defender at Fort Bliss, Texas, to prepare for her first deployment.
  • MacDill aircrews help keep Red Flag going

    Aircrew and ground personnel conduct a pre-flight check at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada July 18, 2015 during exercise Red Flag. The aircrew went on to refuel several exercise participants. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. David Salanitri)