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  • You only get one first assignment

    I was anxious to begin my official acclimation to my first base. Brand new to the operational Air Force, I was full of excitement and ready to learn what MacDill had in store for me.
  • February: National Children’s Dental Health Month

    February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. It is a special month-long observance that brings together thousands of dedicated dental professionals, healthcare providers and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers and many others
  • 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.
  • Lightning Struck Twice

    When I first arrived in Tampa in the summer of 1996…I could scarcely believe my good fortune. MacDill Air Force base was a “dream” assignment, in the best of locations, and I was a young aircraft commander flying the KC-135R around the world assigned to the 91st Air Refueling Squadron – the Bolts.
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