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  • 91st ARS Airmen reflect on Operation Allies Refuge support

    During their most recent deployment to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, not only did the 91st Air Refueling Squadron provide six months of air refueling support to U.S. Central Command operations, but they also demonstrated what it means to be multi-capable Airmen during the largest personnel evacuation

  • 6th CS mission defense team protects MacDill from cyber threats

    In 1909, a new warfighting domain was created with the U.S. Army’s purchase of the Wright Model A aircraft. Back then, taking the fight to the air was unfamiliar and on the cutting edge of technology, but fast forward to today, the U.S. Department of Defense finds itself once again facing new and

  • Defying the odds: identical twins serve together

    The odds of winning the Powerball jackpot is 292 million to 1, which is more likely than the odds of twin brothers serving in the same military branch, at the same deployed location, in the same unit, while also performing the same job at the same time. This unlikely scenario is once in a lifetime

  • Red Devils demonstrate full mission readiness

    Since Gen. Charles Q. Brown’s, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, implemented his “Accelerate Change or Lose” directive, Airmen across the Air Force have taken ownership to deter near-peer adversaries and push innovation.

  • Women's Initiative Team: Taking initiative, breaking barriers

    Thousands of women across the Air Force provided feedback to the Women’s Initiative Team, playing a pivotal role in the first women’s hair policy change in 70 years. On February 19, 2021, U.S. Air Force senior leaders directed a second racial, gender and ethnic disparity review of racial, gender and

  • Courage, discipline; the road less traveled

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Shawna Wise, a 6th Air Refueling Wing Airman Leadership School instructor, commands a room full with the newest Air Force non-commissioned officers. She leads them with a calm, disciplined demeanor and effortlessly steers them along a path of study, encouraging them to lead

  • Valenzia: ABMS Will Deliver the "Decision Advantage"

    Brig. Gen. Jeffery D. Valenzia is director of Joint Force Integration and head of the cross-functional team responsible for establishing the manpower, resources, and doctrinal infrastructure for the Advanced Battle Management System program.

  • MacDill’s AFE ensures strategic deterrence through air refueling support

    When walking through the belly of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., it is easy to notice the little green pouches hanging from each seat against the walls, oxygen tanks on the right-hand side with masks attached and multiple other items secured throughout the aircraft.

  • 6th CES environmental leads effort to protect MacDill shoreline

    Since 2003, MacDill Air Force Base has partnered with wildlife organizations for the Oyster Reef Stabilization Project, a recurring effort aimed to advance MacDill’s ecosystem while restoring over seven miles of shoreline. The process calls on Team MacDill as well as Tampa Bay community members to