• Importance of joint operations at MacDill

    MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, has provided support for joint base operations since its establishment in 1939. Joint operations as a whole is important in the workforce due to each branch and base specializing in a certain mission.

  • MacDill becomes nest for U.S. Navy Super Hornets

    Fighter aircraft rip through the skies around MacDill as the community marvels at the sound they have dubbed “the sound of freedom.”It’s a comforting sound for the U.S. Air Force who specializes in fighter aircraft.For the month of October, 18 U.S. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet aircraft with the Strike

  • Emerald Warrior combat search and rescue training

    A distinct and repetitious sound rumbles through the air above Avon Park Air Force Range, Florida as a U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft violently unleashes 4,200 rounds per minute from its 30mm hydraulic rotary cannon, breathing fire upon its target.The A-10s from the 107th Fighter

  • MacDill hosts NAS Pensacola flight training squadron

    Since the end of October 2018, the skies above MacDill Air Force Base, Florida have been roaring a little louder than normal. On any given day, the Tampa Bay community can look to the skies to see the large, slow-moving KC-135 Stratotanker fly overhead en route to provide support to warfighters

  • Tampa Bay’s skies rumble over Mother’s Day weekend

    Although MacDill Air Force Base, Florida lacks the joint base designation, aircraft and service members of all branches of service flooded the flightline throughout the second week of May, in preparation for Tampa Bay AirFest 2018.The event was open to the public, Saturday and Sunday, May 12-13 to