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  • MacDill officer educates Airmen on commissioning opportunities

    It takes great personal dedication, drive and discipline to succeed in the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program, but some Airmen aren't aware of how to take the first step. U.S. Air Force Capt. David DeLeon, an intelligence officer assigned to 6th Operation Support Squadron, took the initiative to educate interested Airmen on commissioning opportunities and offered his experiences as a University of South Florida DET-158 ROTC alumni.
  • MacDill officer educates Airmen on commissioning opportunities

    It takes great personal dedication, drive and discipline to succeed in the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps program, but some Airmen aren't aware of how to take the first step. U.S. Air Force Capt. David DeLeon, an intelligence officer assigned to 6th Operation Support Squadron, took the initiative to educate interested Airmen on commissioning opportunities and offered his experiences as a University of South Florida DET-158 ROTC alumni.
  • An ultimate hero laid to rest

    Tech. Sgt. Earl W. Haun, a World War II veteran and prisoner of war was honored Oct. 2, 2018 at the Sarasota National Cemetery in Sarasota, Florida. Family, loved ones and active service members attended his funeral service, with full military honors provided by MacDill Air Force Base honor guard.
  • Wake up, Run, Repeat

    Airman 1st Class Daniel Kirwa, an aerospace medical technician assigned to the 6th Medical Operations Support Squadron, placed first in the Air Force Half Marathon with a time of 1:12:05.
  • MacDill celebrates WWII veteran's 100th birthday

    More than 16 million Americans served in World War II, which means there are more than 16 million stories of honor, sacrifice and service. One of those patriotic stories is about how Ms. Martha Cameron volunteered to serve her country when her country needed her the most during WWII.
  • Meet the Black Knights: 99th Air Refueling Squadron

    Located deep in the South, the 99th Air Refueling Squadron is a geographically separated unit stationed at Sumpter Smith Air National Guard Base, in Birmingham, Alabama, but functions administratively under the 6th Air Mobility Wing.
  • From sea to shining sea: Honor Flag flies high

    When former U.S. Army Sgt. Chris Heisler was gifted the Honor Flag by the Texas House of Representatives following the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center buildings in New York, he had not quite realized the adventure that awaited him.
  • Break on through – MacDill defender house ensures excellence

    Tucked behind the 6th Security Forces Squadron’s combat arms training and maintenance building, an abandoned brick warehouse rests ominously. For the defenders with the 6th SFS, it’s a 5,000 square-foot, two-story building hosting the perfect training environment, equipped with two heavy metal doors meant for breaching, multiple windows meant for breaking and a floorplan that can change on a whim.
  • Headed to the SIM! Safer, stronger warfighter readiness

    In a continual effort to remain the world’s greatest air power, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, uses flight simulation to train aircrew to expect the unexpected.
  • Former MacDill NCO wins best in AF Reserve

    Each year, the Air Reserve Component recognizes one Airman as the recipient of the David Westbrook Award for outstanding NCO paralegal. Former MacDill team member Tech Sgt. Travis Craig was announced as the winner of the prestigious award for 2017.
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