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  • From Friends to Wingmen

    “It’s funny…” they both said as they looked at each other and broke out into laughter. “I didn’t like him at first,” she finished while he nodded his head in agreement.

  • Active Duty, Citizen Airmen work together to complete the mission

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Part of the “Total Force” concept, the U.S. Air Force strives daily to integrate active-duty and reserve Airmen. By interoperating, the Air Force is able to create a “Total Force” capable of completing the mission regardless of the full-time or part-time nature of the

  • Illness to Wellness, Public Health helps ensure mission readiness

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- “Can you imagine not knowing the quality and wholesomeness of the food on base, or not being able to identify health hazards in your work place? What about heading to a deployed location with no information on the health risks associated with that area, because no

  • MacDill Airman selected for Total Forces Officer Training

    “When I finally found out that I made it, it was so surreal. I worked for so long to get here, and I just couldn’t believe it was finally happening.“It’s so crazy to think that one day when you wake up, you’re enlisted, and the next day, you find out that you will soon be on the ‘other side’.”

  • Molding yesterday’s trainees into tomorrow’s Airmen

    In the early hours of darkness, the sound of reveille routinely rings throughout Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. Trainees spring out of their beds to begin days filled with training, instruction and loud orders from their military training instructors.

  • Command post: Providing vital information around the world

    Information is critical in making decisions on a daily basis; without trusted information leaders may not be able to make properly informed decisions and Airmen’s lives could be at risk. To prevent this, the Air Force relies on the Command Post.

  • Small town boy, big time dreams

    He grew up in rural Illinois; the closest town in either direction was 15 minutes away. Farm land stretched for miles on end. It was the kind of area where everyone knew each other.

  • Medical Group Re-Purposes CPR

    Communication, Professionalism and Respect are the basis for the same acronym as CPR, but that hasn’t stopped the 6th Medical Group from quickly adopting a new meaning of this deep-rooted medical term.