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  • The Flu Virus and What You Need to Know

    Every year during flu season, staff are flooded with inquiries concerning the flu vaccine such as; “I’m a healthy adult why do I need the flu shot?” or “Every year I get the flu after receiving the flu vaccine.” Here are a few answers to those questions and concerns you may have.
  • Resilience through hard times

    Asking for help is resilient. It is a sign of strength, and it can be the difference between a hopeless dilemma and a workable problem. Reach out! Do not be afraid to allow others to help put the rug back under your feet and give you the traction you need to live the life you want.
  • MacDill Dermatology Clinic offers full spectrum of care

    The Dermatology Clinic offers a full spectrum of general, surgical, and medically necessary dermatology procedures to our active duty, retired, and dependent patients.
  • Command Cyber Readiness Inspection: Every user is critical

    Cybersecurity is a buzzword that’s been floating around for the past decade, but it’s never been more critical to military operations as it is today, and it’s expected to get much more complex.
  • Preventative measures to avoid landlord, tenant disputes

    For military members, transitioning to a new area due to a permanent change of station order can be challenging. It takes time to research the new area and a place to live that matches one’s needs. This may result in entering into a lease agreement that a member may not fully understand or agree with.
  • MacDill Command Cyber Readiness Inspection soon to kickoff

    MacDill Air Force Base will undergo a Command Cyber Readiness Inspection, or CCRI, from August 28 – 1 September. This inspection is a thorough evaluation of compliance with Department of Defense and U.S. Cyber Command directives by the Defense Information Systems Agency, on how well the installation complies with DoD and U.S. Cyber Command cyber security directives. Additionally, we can expect an assessment of our overall cyber readiness posture as inspectors review the security of base networks and the command, control, communications & computer (C4) systems that support the 6th Air Mobility Wing and our 33 mission partners.
  • MDG offers cataract surgery options

    Cataracts affect about 25 million Americans and can cause blurry, cloudy or dim vision, as well as glare and halos at night. This condition can also lead to a significant decrease in a person’s ability to perform daily activities in a safe manner. A cataract occurs when an individual’s natural lens becomes cloudy over time. The solution for this problem is cataract surgery. Cataract surgery is an outpatient procedure which typically takes less than 20 minutes. During this operation, the cloudy natural lens is removed and replaced with an artificial intraocular lens (IOL). There are several different classes of IOLs to choose from, and your eye surgeon can help you decide on the most appropriate lens for you
  • Co-Parent guidelines: Child relocation during PCS

    For military members with children in Florida, a Permanent Change of Station may present some legal issues relocating a child between two unmarried parents if one of the child’s parents will not be moving to the new location.
  • Alcohol: The good, the bad and the ugly

    Many have learned the hard way, especially with alcohol, that there certainly can be "too much of a good thing." Thus, after only a few drinks, we are brought to the "bad" side of alcohol
  • What you need to know about Zika

    You might think storms rolling in would be the only major concern during Florida’s Hurricane Season, but with warmer weather and rain comes another threat – mosquitos. Here at MacDill, pest control officials make every effort to ensure you and your family is safe from these dive bombing bloodsuckers. Here’s what you need to know about Zika and preventative measures.