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  • Fighting the fires of the future

    MacDill’s first-ever Future Firefighters Club of America, is a Youth Center program that could change a child’s life forever.After six months of planning, MacDill’s 6th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Emergency Services Flight firefighters also joined the program to personally teach MacDill’s youth

  • Fastest Airman in Air Force: Daniel Kirwa

    Out of more than 12,000 participants, Kirwa placed first in the military category of the Air Force Marathon, and third overall, with a time of 2 hours, 33 minutes, and 3 seconds.

  • MacDill Airman converts a bad decision, to fuel his future

    Senior Airman Freddy Scott, a 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron petroleum, oils and lubricants flight fuels accountant, was once an Airman 1st Class at MacDill Air Force Base, ready for a promising career. However, he was in for a rude awakening.

  • Honoring the heritage of the Fighting Sixth week 3

    Honoring the heritage of the Fighting Sixth This year marks the 100th anniversary of the unit presently designated the 6th Air Mobility Wing. In the early 1950s, the Korean conflict and the Cold War resurrected the need for strategic bombers. Out of the 6th Bombardment Group, the Air Force created a

  • Partners reunite following Air Force careers

    Josh Burnett, a former U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. and 6th SFS military working dog handler, adopted his former partner Jecky, a Belgian Malinois, who retired from active duty May 28, 2019, after serving at MacDill Air Force Base for seven years.

  • Elevator pitch perfect for MacDill Airman

    The innovative ideas of Airmen are critical tools in improving the capabilities and effectiveness of the Air Force. An idea can be presented while speaking to a supervisor about difficulties in the work shop, or in rare instances ideas are shared during an elevator pitch to an Air Force senior

  • MacDill roots run deep for Tinker teachers

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – “On my first day of work, I was so excited. I could not believe it! I thought to myself, ‘I get to work at Tinker. I went to school here,’” exclaimed Tara Quinn, first grade General Clarence Tinker K-8 School teacher, who not only attended Tinker from Kindergarten

  • 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