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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Two brothers one mission

    The phrase “One Team, One Fight” is a morale booster in the Air Force where cohesion and camaraderie are the cultural norms. This motto came as second nature to the Williams brothers.1st Lt. Richard “Beau” Williams, Reserve Citizen Airman assigned to the 927th Air Refueling Wing and Capt. Cory

  • First Sergeants

    When thinking about the role of a first sergeant, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Disciplinarian? Counselor? Confidant? Mentor? Leader? If all of these apply, that’s because this is exactly what it means to be a “Shirt” or “Diamond”; that critical liaison who exists between a commander