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  • CSAF, CMSAF visit MacDill Airmen

    The top brass and leaders of the Department of the Air Force, the Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, held an all call with Airmen and Guardians at the base theater, June 11.

  • Bone marrow donations help save lives

    Since the beginning of 2021, Tech. Sgt. Steven Parina, a 6th Maintenance Squadron aircraft fuel systems repair technician, has been battling with leukemia in a different way. Parina’s 23-month-old daughter was diagnosed with leukemia, sparking a raised interest and awareness of what his life would

  • 6th MDG welcomes, inspires future leaders

    As part of an ongoing effort to champion the Air Force’s Aviation Inspired Mentorship (AIM) High program, Team MacDill invited 13 students from Cristo Rey Tampa Salesian High School, Tampa, to visit the 6th Medical Group, May 26, 2021.

  • MacDill’s safety tips for 'Critical Days of Summer'

    Heat stroke. Dehydration. Sunburn. Rashes. Cramps. What do all of these illnesses have in common? They can be all induced from exposure to hot temperatures during the summer, and with Memorial Day weekend in a few days, the 6th Air Refueling Wing safety office has started its 101 Critical Days of

  • MacDill details KC-135, “Spirit of Tampa Bay”

    Paintings and artwork immortalized on the nose of an aircraft have been a part of military heritage dating back more than 100 years. Each artwork is different, sometimes representing an extravagant squadron insignia, an old-fashioned “pin-up” girl, or can even be a beast-like creature. These

  • MacDill welcomes new 6th OG commander

    Col. Benjamin Jonsson, 6th Air Refueling Wing commander, passes the 6th Operations Group (OG) guidon to Col. Jonathan Burdick, the incoming 6th OG commander, during the 6th OG change of command ceremony at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, May 17, 2021. The passing of the unit guidon to Burdick