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  • Fueling the mission: One tank at a time

    It’s early morning and the sun is just rising over the horizon. Petroleum, oil, lubricants (POL) Airmen are already hard at work inspecting, testing fuel and fueling aircraft. These Airmen never stop; with 24-hour operations that handles up to two million gallons of fuel, they are mission ready at

  • Childhood dream becomes reality for MacDill sergeant

    “It’s been a pretty long journey for me,” said Tech. Sgt. Jessica Grogan, contracting officer and team lead with the 6th Contracting Squadron. “I have been going to school for the last 10 years and have often been discouraged thinking about all the school I’ve completed without earning that piece of

  • Food and family connects Airman to Hispanic heritage

    The aromas of enchiladas, beans, rice and tortillas fill the kitchen as the whole family, including cousins, aunts and uncles, crowd in grandma’s house for an all-day event. Salsa music plays in the background as people dance and sing. The sounds of chatting echo from room to room as loved ones

  • A defender’s legacy honored: Remembering 1st Lt. Joseph D. Helton

    First Lieutenant Joseph D. Helton was the embodiment of an Air Force leader. Voluntarily deployed out of the 6th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Helton served as a flight commander for the 732nd Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron in Iraq. Instead of going home