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  • From farm to table... public health ensures food safety

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 48 million people get sick from more than 250 different foodborne illnesses each year. The symptoms of which can easily stop workers in their tracks. In the military, defense is vital on all fronts, including preventing foodborne illnesses that may take a service member away from the mission. At MacDill, the 6th Aerospace Medicine Squadron's public health section ensures food safety and upholds quality fuel for MacDill service members.
  • Tactical Combat Casualty Care course: Maintaining MacDill's joint readiness

    In the pursuit of maintaining full spectrum readiness and remaining the world’s preeminent fighting force, members from MacDill Air Force, Florida, participated in a Tactical Combat Care Course Nov. 14-16, 2018.
  • 6th MXS, AMXS teamwork ensures rapid global mobility

    MacDill’s fleet of KC-135 stratotankers leave a global footprint delivering fuel on time and on target every day. This constant demand requires upkeep and repairs along the way to maintain safety for aircrew.
  • 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.
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