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  • Community: The foundation to MacDill’s success

    Business leaders, chamber of commerce members, program managers and others took flight with the 6th Air Refueling Wing for a multi-base tour April 21, 2022, beginning at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.

  • MacDill displays readiness with aircraft arresting system

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 6th Air Refueling Wing alongside two F-16C Fighting Falcon aircraft from the 482nd Fighter Wing, Homestead Air Reserve Base, Fla., completed the annual certification on the BAK-12 aircraft arresting system here April 22.

  • The body shop of the Air Force: Corrosion control

    If you ask the service members stationed at MacDill Air Force Base what they love about the location, many of them might say the warm weather and proximity to the ocean. However, the maintainers who service 60-year-plus old aircraft might have a different opinion.

  • 6th SFS marine patrol unit remains ready

    Twenty years ago, shortly after the attacks on 9/11, MacDill Air Force Base’s marine patrol was established in order to provide waterborne protection, deterrence and response to any threats within the base’s surrounding waters. Today, the 6th SFS marine patrolmen have become the standard across the

  • 91st ARS refuel USAF Thunderbirds

    U.S. Air Force Airmen from the 91st Air Refueling Squadron flew a KC-135 Stratotanker out of MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 22, 2022 before escorting the U.S. Air Force Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” back to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. The KC-135 is capable of pumping thousands of

  • MacDill AIM wing supports STEMtober at MOSI

    Three units from the 6th Air Refueling Wing attended the STEMtober event hosted by the Museum of Science and Industry Oct. 21, 2021, in Tampa, Florida, to teach science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students about STEM careers in the Air Force.