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  • Dining Facility to reopen soon; diners to see new look, services

    The MacDill Diner's Reef dining facility is slated to open early April with a new, improved look and services. The dining facility closed its doors Jan. 9 to make some long overdue renovations.The Food Transformation initiative took effect at MacDill in 2010. MacDill was chosen along with five other pilot bases to test the program that would
  • Chapel a place for everyone

    In a world of 24-hour news cycles and constant Facebook status updates, there is one place that remains a haven of privacy for all personnel on MacDill Air Force Base - the Air Force Chaplain Corps. No matter the extremity of the issue, chaplains come alongside military members and their families from all branches of service during times of crises
  • 6th Contracting Squadron guide to fiscal year 2012 purchases

    As we finish the third month of 2012, we mark six months into the fiscal year. It is crucial to plan for upcoming requirements and coordinate those requirements through the 6th Contracting Squadron as early as possible. Our mission is to purchase contracting requirements for the Wing, COCOMS and our mission partners as needed to accomplish their
  • Celebrate women's history during March

    Did you know Maj. Gen. Jeanne M. Holm was the first female in the Air Force to be appointed to the rank of brigadier general in July 1971. Two years later she was promoted to major general before retiring in June 1975. Additionally, Nov. 14, 2008, Gen. Ann E. Dunwoody, U.S. Army, became the first woman in U.S. military history to achieve the rank
  • Phone, computer users, everyone subject to monitoring to keep information safe

    Many years ago thieves were the types of people who wore dark masks and held up banks or broke into houses taking precious jewelry and silverware. Now they have taken on a whole new meaning and come in every form imaginable.Today's thieves sneak into bank accounts, e-mails, cell phones, palm pilots and even landline telephones, all from the
  • Chapel a place for everyone

    In a world of 24-hour news cycles and constant Facebook status updates, there is one place that remains a haven of privacy for all personnel on MacDill Air Force Base - the Air Force Chaplain Corps. No matter the extremity of the issue, chaplains come alongside military members and their families from all branches of service during times of crises
  • Women in Black History: Entertainers

    'You can dance anywhere, even if only in your heart' -anonymousJosephine BakerErnest Hemingway called her "the most sensational woman anyone ever saw," Josephine Baker was truly a world class entertainer. Born as Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Miss., Josephine Baker was a dancer, singer, and actress who acclaimed fame in her adopted
  • Airman & Family Readiness: Here for you

    In a building centrally located on MacDill Air Base, is a facility that caters to military members of all services and their families. The facility named after Madeline Tinker McCormick, the wife of the first commander (Gen. Clarence Tinker) of what later became MacDill Air Force Base, is filled of counselors with various levels of professional
  • Dear Wing Ma'am: "Lonely and in need of a friend"

    DEAR WING MA'AM: The holidays were great because I had more time to spend with my husband and our baby. Now that he's back to work every day, I'm feeling rather lonely not having another person to talk to. I'm a new mom and want to connect with other 'adults'.... What can I do? ~Baby on BoardDEAR BABY ON BOARD: It can be difficult to get back in to
  • Resiliency the key; training gives Airman tools to bounce back

    It's not about what life deals you that matters; it's about how you deal with life.That old saw is at the heart of the new Master Resiliency Training program at the First Term Airmen Center, an effort to teach young Airmen to be ready for what life and service may throw at them, and gives them the tools to deal with it.The first 8-hour resiliency
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