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  • Air Force chaplain shares story of service

    His office is adorned with pictures of family, scholarly degrees and books of worship. Service members of all branches can be seen sitting by his desk, confiding in him for personal issues they would never tell anyone else. Sitting opposite of them, is a ministry professional, listening intently,

  • Utilizing your leadership

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – As Airmen, we are constantly reminded to always have a plan for every situation. But, what about those things that can’t be planned for, such as family emergencies?

  • Once an Airman’s son, now an Airman on his own

    Airman 1st Class Randall M. Bagtas, a food service journeyman assigned to the 6th Force Support Squadron at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, grew up with an example of what it takes to be a successful Airman.

  • MacDill Airman earns Parent of the Year

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Every year, the National Alliance of Youth Sports recognizes and honors one sports parent across the country, who demonstrates exceptional influence over the emotional and physical well-being of children participating in the youth sports program.

  • MacDill gives back through Combined Federal Campaign

    It’s that time of year; the holidays are approaching, cooler temperatures signal the start of Fall and the Combined Federal Campaign is here again.The CFC program provides a platform for federal government employees to donate to charities of their choosing, which includes more than 20,000

  • MacDill air traffic control: Training effectively and efficiently

    In today’s military, air support has revolutionized the support and defense of the U.S. To keep that support running safely and effectively, air traffic controllers, those who monitor the air space, continuously train on systems like the Tower Simulation System, so they are ready for whatever comes

  • MacDill spotlights National Energy Action Month

    In September 1991, former President George H. W. Bush declared October as National Energy Awareness Month, also known as National Energy Action Month, to raise awareness on the importance of sustainably managing the nation’s energy resources.

  • From Hurricane Irma evacuation to Maria recovery – the 6th OSS

    Prior to Hurricane Irma, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, made preparations in anticipation of a probable direct hit. Aircraft and other assets were moved to alternate locations, and Col. April Vogel, the commander of the 6th Air Mobility Wing, issued an evacuation order..The credit for all of the