• MacDill defender earns 12 OAY recognition

    Tech. Sgt. Michelle Fernandez, who currently serves as team lead for the marine patrol section in the 6th Security Forces Squadron at MacDill Air Force Base, was recognized as one of the 12 Outstanding Airmen for 2022.

  • 6th SFS conducts EST tryouts

    Airmen assigned to the 6th Security Forces Squadron (SFS) tryout for the emergency services team (EST) at MacDill Air Force Base, Feb. 4, 2022.

  • MacDill after dark: EOD, 6th SFS use NVGs for first-time joint training

    The 6th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team and the 6th Security Forces Squadron military working dog team often use training exercises to always be prepared for any challenges that they may encounter with improvised explosive devices. During the Oct. 20 training exercise, six

  • Air Mobility Command wins Sadler Cup in first Defender Challenge in 14 years

    Air Mobility Command’s team earned first place for dismounted operations at the 2018 Defender Challenge, which commenced Sept. 11 with a ceremony to remember Sept. 11, 2001 here. For the first time since 2004, 14 Security Forces teams from each Air Force major commands, Air National Guard, Air Force

  • Why I serve: The Kalkbrenner family

    As of 2017, approximately two million people currently serve in the U.S. military with millions of veterans serving before them in the several hundred year history of the country’s armed forces. All of these service members chose to don their respective service’s uniform for varying reasons. Many

  • Airman prepares for deployment through Desert Defender training

    Before deploying to their area of responsibility, military personnel must be trained to ensure they are mission capable and fully equipped to fulfill their duties as well as handle any situations that may arise. One particular Airman recently participated in training known as Desert Defender at Fort