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  • AFAF supports battle against cancer

    He began his Air Force career as a Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape specialist – an Airman trained to survive and operate in all conditions and teach others to do the same.Second lieutenant Roger Zehr, now an officer in charge of operations intelligence with the 6th Operations Support

  • Flying classrooms – teaching future leaders in the air

    Leadership – a quality that may come instinctively to some, can be learned. Since military members are charged with the responsibility of taking care of and connecting with the men and women serving alongside them, this quality is one of the priorities of military service. Many leadership courses

  • Famous B-17 replica, Memphis Belle, comes back home to MacDill

    The flight line at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, was much different than what it was during World War II, when aircraft flew constantly overseas to contest Nazi Germany. Some of those planes never returned to the U.S., but at approximately 10:30 a.m. March 13, 2018, MacDill welcomed back home,

  • From explosives to doorbells: MWD Apacs retires

    “In accordance with Title 10 U.S. State Code Chapter 153 Section 2582, military working dog Apacs, badge number Romeo 650, you are hereby relieved from duty, 6th Security Forces Squadron, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, and retired effective 20 February 2018,” the narrator announced while reading

  • MacBones returns, ready to promote Team MacDill safety

    Partially hidden in the 6th Air Mobility Wing headquarters building at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, exists an Airman whose biggest concern is safety.His career, which has required him to endure normally painful or deadly situations, was put on hiatus a few years ago. However, this Airman decided

  • MacDill educates the future officers of the Air Force

    Every year, Airmen separate or retire from the Air Force due to many different reasons. However, those voids are filled by new and eager Airmen who join the ranks to serve their country.One of the programs responsible for cultivating the young Airmen of tomorrow, while also offering significant

  • Training exercise bolsters MacDill’s wartime proficiency

    Military operational readiness is paramount in preventing the loss of life and surviving in austere conditions. Between Feb. 12 and 15, the 6th Air Mobility Wing at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, conducted an operational readiness assessment to exercise the wing’s wartime readiness.