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  • STEAM train: Cadets learn art of leadership

    As the second iteration of Reserve Officer Training Corps and U.S. Air Force Academy cadets visit MacDill Air Force Base, Florida as part of the Operations Air Force program, the art of leadership brings all five aspects of the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics fields full

  • Success begins with you

    For Staff Sgt. Brian Kramp, 6th Maintenance Squadron crew chief and First Term Airmen Class team leader, being a crew chief in the U.S. Air Force has been a childhood dream. Now almost seven years later, as he graduates his final FTAC students Sept. 18, 2015, at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, he

  • Summer car Safety: GPS can do harm as well as good

    Many readers would probably doubt that having a global positioning system mounted in their vehicles could be harmful in any way. Unfortunately, the potential damage to your car is a danger that does exist; especially during the summer season.A GPS is powered by what is called a lithium battery. When

  • Summer means mealtime for mosquitoes

    Warm weather upon us, it's a time for family picnics and good outdoor eating. That goes for mosquitoes, as well. While tube steaks and burgers rank as good barbecue eats, mosquitoes want to suck your blood. It's a small withdrawal from a human body, but it's what they leave behind that matters, not

  • Summer Safety!

    It's that time of the year for beaches, pools, and water fun! Summer activities can be an exciting time for both children and adults; however, while enjoying summer, everyone should be weary of hazards.When planning for a day outside in the sun and water, safety should be a consideration for

  • Superior performance leads to opportunity

    Lt. Col. Jeremy Harmon, deputy commander of the 6th Maintenance Group (MXG), recently received the 2015 Air Mobility Command (AMC) Aircraft Maintenance Field Grade Manager for his ability to align his team toward a common goal.The AMC Aircraft Maintenance Field Grade Manager is one of the various

  • Take care of your wingman, have a plan

    Summer is here again, and with warmer weather it is not surprising that many will begin spending a lot of time outdoors. As people go out and enjoy barbecues and summertime parties, sometimes alcohol will be involved.

  • Tampa MEPS honors fallen hero

    Members at the Tampa Military Entrance Processing station renamed and dedicated their center to a fallen hero during a memorial ceremony April 11. Sergeant First Class Paul Smith, 11th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division combat engineer with Bravo Company and Tampa native was killed April 4,