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  • Don’t ‘walk the plank’ this weekend during Gasparilla

    Pirate ships, booming cannons, colorful beads with live music and entertainment, what’s not to be excited about? After having been canceled last year due to COVID-19, Gasparilla is making its long-awaited return to Tampa on Jan. 29, 2022.

  • MacDill inspires Tampa students during AIM HIGH flight

    The 6th Air Refueling Wing hosted four students ages 16-17 and eight administrators with the Hillsborough County School District (HCDS) on a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft orientation flight Dec. 9 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.The students witnessed first-hand a Total Force air refueling

  • 6th OG Airman wins Levitow award at Gunter NCO Academy

    The John L. Levitow award is the highest award an enlisted Airman can receive during a professional military education class at the Noncommissioned Officer Academy (NCOA) at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama.It is presented to the student who demonstrates the most outstanding

  • MacDill Force Support Squadron launches virtual EFMP “One Stop”

    On Dec. 6, 2021, the 6th Force Support Squadron unveiled its new Exceptional Family Member Program webpage. MacDill AFB supports over 1,000 EFMP family members in Tampa Bay and surrounding areas; making it one of the largest EFMP support areas in the Air Force with respect to size and diversity.

  • Now hiring! Career opportunities available at MacDill BX

    The Exchange is where heroes work, and the MacDill Exchange is looking to expand its ranks at its Main Store, Express, Burger King and Starbucks. Anyone interested in an exciting career with the Exchange can visit ApplyMyExchange.com or contact the MacDill AFB Exchange Human Resources office at

  • 50th ARS boom operator recognized as best in AMC

    U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Michael Fulton, 50th Air Refueling Squadron superintendent, was recognized as AMC’s 2021 General Robert “Dutch” Huyser Outstanding Aircrew Member Award, Boom Operator category, for sustained excellence in airmanship.

  • F-16s from Shaw AFB conduct joint training at MacDill

    F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft from Shaw Air Force Base’s 79th Fighter Squadron “The Tigers”, Sumter, South Carolina, conducted joint integrated training at MacDill and Avon Park Air Force Range during exercise Raider Fires 21-12 Sept. 8-15, 2021.