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  • Break on through – MacDill defender house ensures excellence

    Tucked behind the 6th Security Forces Squadron’s combat arms training and maintenance building, an abandoned brick warehouse rests ominously.For the defenders with the 6th SFS, it’s a 5,000 square-foot, two-story building hosting the perfect training environment, equipped with two heavy metal doors

  • MacDill Airmen help rescue 5 in Tampa Bay

    It was Saturday, April 7, 2018 and for the 6th Security Forces Squadron marine patrol unit, it was like any other day. They were routinely conducting patrols around the 7.2 mile coastline of MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.Every weekend, boaters make their way onto the water to enjoy the mid-70

  • 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

  • Providing unmatched security one sniff at a time

    Airman Jecky serves on various missions around the world, providing security to both Airmen and leaders. Due to his versatility and training, he is capable of filling a variety of roles no matter the mission.

  • Making the team: MacDill’s waterborne police force

    “Growing up, my dad would tell me, ‘If you love your job, you’ll never work a day in your life,’ and for me, every day of work feels like a vacation,” said Staff Sgt. Zachary Tierney, a marine patrol crew lead with the 6th Security Forces Squadron (SFS).Tierney is one of the newest members of the

  • Joining MacDill's waterborne police force

    “Only 10 more seconds!” shouts Tech. Sgt. Isaac Dobson, the NCO in charge of 6th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) marine patrol as two Airmen in Airman battle uniforms (ABU) tread water at Bobby Hicks Pool in Tampa, Florida July 21, 2016.Ten seconds later, both Airmen hoist themselves out of the pool,