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  • Never give up, never surrender: Airman helps secure POTUS assets

    In the days leading up to the arrival of Hurricane Irma, many Airmen placed the mission before themselves and worked tirelessly to save resources.
  • Shadow Day program exposes Airmen to larger Air Force picture

    The Air Force employs a variety of jobs ranging from medical, mechanical, to administrative and information technologies. However, Airmen rarely get a chance to experience what their brothers and sisters-in-arms do on a daily basis.
  • Marine patrolman finished number one in AMC for Air Force half marathon

    With the sound of an alarm, Staff Sgt. Matthew Altimari, marine patrolman assigned to the 6th Security Forces Squadron, wakes up and starts his busy day of balancing work, home and his intense training schedule in order to be prepared for the Air Force half marathon.
  • In the wake of the storm: one team, one fight

    As headlines raced across television screens around the country, Florida families packed up their children, pets and whatever memories could fit into their cars to flee north onto crowded roads filled with millions of others seeking safety.
  • Hurricane Irma: prepared and ready to ride out

    “It was 8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 9, and the entire base was empty except for a handful of security forces members and the 6th Mission Support Group commander. My team joined them and convoyed off base. We stopped so they could lock the gates behind us. It seemed just absolutely foreign to not see anyone moving about the base, to know there was no one left on it, yet so rewarding to know that we played such an integral part in making that possible,” said Tech. Sgt. James Davis, the NCO in charge of command and control systems assigned to the 6th Air Mobility Wing.
  • Wingmanship: How MacDill came together through Hurricane Irma

    It was a late Tuesday night when he heard his phone ring from across the room of his house at his deployed location of Incirlik, Air Base, Turkey.
  • MacDill retiree perseveres, becomes bodybuilding pro at 57

    Last year, she continuously trained and competed all around the United States. This year, on July 19, 2017, she kept at it and after the USA Masters Nationals in Pittsburgh, she finally earned the title she had been striving for - an International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) Professional. Maria Flores, a 57-year-old bodybuilder and retired U.S. Army sergeant first class at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, didn’t skip a beat preparing to get her IFBB pro card.
  • Family health helps maintain Mobility Forces at MacDill

    As a service member, maintaining optimum readiness is crucial. Executing mission-related tasks can sometimes take service members around the world and separate them from loved ones.
  • Brandon Clinic provides medical care close to home

    Twenty miles from MacDill Air Force Base, in the military and retiree populated community of Brandon, lies a unique satellite unit.
  • Maintainers for the human body: medical records technicians ensure accuracy

    Every day, Airmen across the Air Force work behind the scenes to make sure the mission is achieved on time, with accuracy and excellence.
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