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  • Holocaust survivor inspires at MacDill AFB Holocaust Memorial

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  • 6th ARW, 20th FW Partner to "Accelerate Change or Lose"

    Nearly 75 members throughout the 6th Air Refueling Wing and aircrews with the 91st and 50th Air Refueling Squadrons flew three KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft to Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, to conduct a week-long integrated training with the 20th Fighter Wing from Nov. 29 to Dec. 5, 2020. This integrated training was conducted to reinforce each unit's operational capabilities. Team MacDill refueled 200 total F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft with 650,000 pounds of fuel off loaded while providing training for the 20th FW to refuel in the air and return to the fight without having to land to refuel.
  • MacDill’s newest commanders: ready to lead despite COVID-19

    The month of June marked the beginning of the change of command season for MacDill AFB, with six Air Force leaders stepping into new command positions at the squadron level, and two assuming roles as group commanders. The change of command ceremony is a deeply rooted military tradition, with symbolism that can be traced back to the 18th century. However, just as the operating environment of the Air Force has been forced to shift because of the COVID-19 pandemic, so too did the procedures of how new commanders are welcomed into their new assignments.
  • MacDill welcomes TRANSCOM chief

    U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Jason France, the command senior enlisted leader at U.S. Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., visited MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., to tour facilities within the 6th Maintenance Group, 6th Mission Support Group, 6th OG, 50th ARS as well as the Joint Communications Support Element.
  • 6th MSG: “Ready to take the fight to the enemy”

    The 6th Mission Support Group completed a two-day deployment readiness exercise for 233 Airmen across six squadrons, July 24 and 25, at MacDill Air Force Base. During training, five stations were set up to teach Airmen combat survival skills as well as simulate real-life scenarios they could expect to see while deployed.
  • Full spectrum readiness: Survive, operate anywhere, anytime

    Twenty-eight Airmen who provide specialized support to MacDill’s joint-service tenant units rehearsed everyday duties in extraordinary scenarios, Dec. 6, 2018, during the 6th Mission Support Group Ability To Survive and Operate (ATSO) training exercise held at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.
  • 6th SFS and EOD showcase readiness

    The 6th Security Forces Squadron and 6th Civil Engineering Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight flexed their base security muscles during a leadership immersion at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 26, 2018.
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