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  • 6 LRS accomplishes largest cargo movement of 2019

    The world’s first aircraft to be named a “jumbo jet” made its way to MacDill Air Force Base to deliver cargo owned by the Joint Communications Support Element, July 31, 2019. Members of the 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron mobilized and prepared themselves to unload a Boeing 747, an aircraft that dwarfs the KC-135 Stratotanker.
  • 6th LRS POL flight fuels mission

    Without fuel, there is no chance to win the fight. The 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s petroleum, oil and lubricant (POL) flight at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, work around the clock to supply this invaluable resource for daily operations on the ground or in the air.
  • Team MacDill executes total force readiness exercise

    The 6th Air Mobility Wing and the 927th Air Refueling Wing conducted a readiness exercise here Feb. 8-10. The total force team was tasked to simulate a short-notice deployment, testing its ability to rapidly deploy cargo and personnel, and expeditiously launch aircraft during a 72-hour training scenario.
  • MacDill Total Force stays ready through operational readiness exercise

    While ensuring 33 missions partners on MacDill have everything they need to succeed, the 6th Air Mobility Wing must remain operationally ready to accomplish their flying mission.
  • Team MacDill, assets support EXERCISE RED FLAG - ALASKA

    Airmen with the 6th Maintenance Group, 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron (LRS) and the 6th Operations Group (OG) at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, “deployed” to Alaska in support of EXERCISE RED FLAG – ALASKA, readily equipped to provide aerial refueling and aircraft maintenance capabilities.
  • MacDill Airmen train on Striker 3000

    Members from the 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron and the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron came together to test and familiarize themselves with two new Striker 3000 fire trucks June 9, 2016, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. The new fire trucks are an improvement to the previous models in service, with the ability to extinguish fires more effectively.
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