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  • Honoring the heritage of the Fighting Sixth week 3

    Honoring the heritage of the Fighting Sixth This year marks the 100th anniversary of the unit presently designated the 6th Air Mobility Wing. In the early 1950s, the Korean conflict and the Cold War resurrected the need for strategic bombers. Out of the 6th Bombardment Group, the Air Force created a

  • First Sergeants

    When thinking about the role of a first sergeant, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Disciplinarian? Counselor? Confidant? Mentor? Leader? If all of these apply, that’s because this is exactly what it means to be a “Shirt” or “Diamond”; that critical liaison who exists between a commander

  • Former MacDill NCO wins best in AF Reserve

    Each year, the Air Reserve Component recognizes one Airman as the recipient of the David Westbrook Award for outstanding NCO paralegal. Former MacDill team member Tech Sgt. Travis Craig was announced as the winner of the prestigious award for 2017.

  • Total Force team ensures deployment success

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Units throughout the Air Force banded together in a Total Force effort to complete a Cargo Deployment Function for members of the 927th Air Refueling Wing on a rotational deployment.

  • Years of dedication pays off for two MacDill Airmen

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Two MacDill Air Force Base Airmen, Staff Sgt. Jennifer Drake, an aerospace medical technician, and Staff Sgt. Jan Nirza, a public health technician, both assigned to the 6th Aerospace Medical Squadron, earned acceptance into the 2018 Nurse Enlisted Commissioning

  • MacDill Airman proves himself as Advanced Designated Marksman

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- After an intense 13 days of classroom and practical weapons training, Airman 1st Class Damon Tillis, an entry controller with the 6th Security Forces Squadron at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, proved himself as an advanced designated marksman.

  • MacDill Captain discovers endless possibilities

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Growing up, it is no surprise to hear the questions, “What do you want to do when you get older?” or, “What do you plan on doing after graduation?”

  • Keep the fines at Bay

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, FLA. – As Florida days begin to get longer and temperatures start to rise, it’s understandable how enticing being on the water can get.