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  • Professionalism in uncertainty

    Getting orders to a new base is exciting, yet stressful, from figuring out housing, the new area, leaving your friends, and in-processing to a new unit. For many, the idea of having someone able to sit down with an expert to help them step-by-step along the way is a big relief, but, for some, that

  • Back to the basics: finding work-life balance during a pandemic

    Though the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have forced changes to the normal operating environment, the Airmen of the 6th Air Refueling Wing have stepped up, as they always do, to ensure that the mission of delivering unmatched air refueling support carries on.For Tech. Sgt. Shawna Wise, a 6th

  • MacDill Airman supports squadron in COVID-19 fight

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Across the globe, people have been out of work, forced to work from home, but in many ways are working harder now than ever. This pandemic has crept into everyone’s lives bringing with it feelings of uncertainty and fear. In these trying times, one MacDill Airman has

  • Delivering excellence: MacDill boom operators train for perfection

    There’s a saying in the Air Force about refueling aircraft, something along the lines of nothing accomplishes mission success without tanker aircraft gas. This saying rings true in Tampa. Refueling aircraft such as MacDill Air Force Base’s KC-135 Stratotanker are vital to mission success and keeping

  • 6th AMXS: On the grind to make them fly

    For the Airmen of the 6th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, hard work is a common theme echoed throughout the squadron. The AMXS Airmen are dedicated to their craft, and they constantly ensure that MacDill’s aircraft are ready to take the fight to the enemy at any

  • Financially prepared: Team MacDill emphasizes full-spectrum readiness

    Staying mission ready is essential for service members across all branches, and being financially prepared for any circumstance is just another step in a continuous process to achieve mission success.            The Military and Family Readiness Center at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, provides

  • Cramped spaces and fuel vapors: MacDill “Tank Divers”

    Tucked away behind U.S. Central Command and MacDill Air Force Base, Florida’s traditional hangars lies a hangar originally built to house fighter jets. On a given day, peeking out of that hangar will sit a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft seemingly out of place in the considerably smaller maintenance

  • Artificial intelligence makes its way to MacDill dermatology clinic

    The dermatology clinic at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida boasts a machine that can help patients log and track various skin conditions over time.It’s ability to use high resolution photos of the patients’ body and intelligently detect when new marks appear and grow larger allows Maj. Thomas

  • MacDill audiologist heard his calling

    Out of approximately 37 audiologists in the Air Force, there is only one stationed here. He devotes his passion to using the latest equipment and techniques to treat and safeguard Airmen and their families’ hearing.