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  • MacDill After Dark: The flight line never sleeps

    When the sun creeps down over MacDill Air Force Base, not everyone packs up their belongings and heads home. For some, including Airmen of the 6th Maintenance Group, the transition from day to night marks the beginning of their work day.
  • Preparation is key to surviving hurricane season

    Hurricane season (June 1 – Nov. 30) is once again upon us, and after Hurricane Michael devastated Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida in 2018, the Office of Emergency Management, 6th Civil Engineer Squadron further stresses the importance of hurricane preparedness to avert crisis at MacDill AFB. "I encourage all Team MacDill personnel to develop a family emergency plan, put together a disaster supply kit and know if you live in a hurricane evacuation zone." said Mark Martinez, the Installation Emergency Manager.
  • Zero percent: Wounded warrior Airman refuses to quit

    A feature on Tech. Sgt. Steve Fourman, a DOD Warrior Games athlete who refuses to quit despite multiple medical setbacks.
  • Commitment to care opens door for two MacDill Airmen

    The commitment to the 6th Medical Group’s mission of “Prepare, Prevent, Heal, and Deploy,” has given two enlisted Airmen the opportunity to advance their education, and pursue new careers as commissioned officers. Tech. Sgt. Nicole Sadir and Staff Sgt. Lisa Villarreal, 6th Medical Group aerospace medical technicians were two out of 43 Airmen selected Air Force wide for the 2019 Nurse Enlisted Commissioning Program.
  • MacDill youth receive hands-on experience with STEM camp

    Thirty students from 6th Force Support Squadron’s child development centers participated in a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics camp sponsored by the Society of American Military Engineers on base, June 10-14. Throughout the week, MacDill’s youth practiced sub-surface designation technologies and surveying, environmental restoration, soil classification and how to build a version of Leonardo da Vinci’s self-supporting bridge.
  • CSAF, CMSAF honor D-Day veterans at MacDill for 75th anniversary

    The sea provided no compassion for the brave men aboard, tension builds with every rock of the boat on every wave. Soldiers, cramped together, felt more like sardines as the mist of saltwater continually splashed their faces. Minutes began to feel like hours in that lock-tight vessel, but land soon approached and the tension broke with the sound of both allied and Nazi gunfire. Some of those who recount their story claim that the only thing on their mind was, “just keep moving forward.”
  • 6th Force Support Squadron wins best FSS in Air Force

    The 6th Force Support Squadron from MacDill Air Force Base, Florida won the 2018 Gen. Curtis E. LeMay award for the best large installation-level FSS in the Air Force, May 28, 2019. The last time the 6th FSS won the esteemed award was back in 1986.
  • MacDill Airman: AMC Outstanding SERE Specialist of the Year

    As the NCO in charge of MacDill SERE operations in 2018, Tech. Sgt. Jesse Soboleski, managed fifteen overseas training missions, preparing 38 joint, NATO units in SERE strategies.
  • 6th CONS small business specialist wins 2018 SAF award

    For the 6th Air Mobility Wing at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, the small business program has a dedicated department led by the 6th Contracting Squadron small business specialist, Lilliam Maldonado-Gutierrez. To recognize her outstanding work between Oct. 1, 2017 and Sept. 30, 2018, she was awarded the Secretary of the Air Force 2018 Special Achievement Award.
  • MacDill Airman to attend USAFA prep school

    Each year, the United States Air Force Academy selects 240 young men and women for its preparatory school to earn a spot at their prestigious academy. Airman 1st Class Antonio Cruz, a 6th Operations Support Squadron weather forecaster from MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, was one of those selected this year to attend USAFA’s preparatory school in July.
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