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  • 6th ARW leaders visit ‘Black Knights’

    The 6th Air Refueling Wing command team traveled to Sumpter Smith Joint National Guard Base, Ala. for an immersion tour with the 117th ARW and the 99th Air Refueling Squadron Mar. 30, 2021. The “Black Knights” of the 99th ARS is an active associate unit stationed at Birmingham, Ala. but functions

  • 6th CES hosts 6th ARW leaders for immersion training

    The 6th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Emergency Services Flight conducted an immersion training for 6th Air Refueling Wing leadership to observe and participate in the daily operations conducted by the MacDill Fire Department.

  • MacDill’s mobility Airmen exercise Total Force readiness

    Mobility Airmen from the 6th and 927th Air Refueling Wings conducted a Total Force operational readiness exercise here March 4-7. MacDill’s Total Force medical, maintenance, mission support and operations groups undergo precise training and are regularly evaluated in order to ensure that they are

  • Team MacDill hosts 18th Air Force leadership

    Maj. Gen. Thad Bibb Jr., 18th Air Force commander and Chief Master Sgt. Chad Bickley, 18th AF command chief, visited MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 17-19. During their visit, Bibb and Bickley viewed Team MacDill’s ability to deliver unmatched air refueling, installation and mission support.

  • MacDill supports Airman leadership qualities

    The Air Force announced 10 Airman leadership qualities which are now being integrated into a new feedback tool, for officers in the grades of O-1 through O-6 and senior noncommissioned officers in the grades of E-7 through E-9, to facilitate discussion between rater and ratee. The qualities, found

  • Eight 6th ARW Airmen become Space Force Guardians

    Eight Airmen from the U.S. Air Force’s 6th Air Refueling Wing officially transferred to the U.S. Space Force on Feb. 1, 2021.Established in 2019, the Space Force is a military service that organizes, trains and equips space forces in order to protect U.S. and allied interests in space and to provide

  • MacDill hosts Continental U.S. NORAD Region media event

    A F-15C Eagle fighter aircraft assigned to the the 125th Fighter Wing, Jacksonville Air National Guard Base, Florida, will be protecting the skies over the Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) region during Super Bowl LV, at Tampa, Florida Feb. 7, 2021.

  • 6th ARW welcomes new command chief

    Team MacDill welcomed Chief Master Sgt. Shae Gee as the new command chief and senior enlisted member of the 6th Air Refueling Wing, Jan. 25, 2021.