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  • MacDill by the Numbers

    The men and women of the 6th AMW are a force capable of rapidly projecting air refueling power anywhere in the world. We are organized into five unique groups to carry out our mission to be America’s premier mobility team providing world-class air refueling, responsive airlift and airbase support to Headquarters U.S. Central Command, Headquarters U.S. Special Operations Command and 33 other mission partners that call MacDill home. Here's a quick look at the numbers.
  • MacDill launches program, assists military women in transition to civilian life

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is one of five sites participating in a new program called the Women’s Health Transition Pilot Program that launched in July 2018.
  • Team MacDill tests the best for Phoenix Raven

    The Phoenix Raven program, established in February 1997, is a group of elite security forces members dedicated to providing security for Air Mobility Command aircraft transiting through high threat areas.
  • Joint, total force enhances MacDill EOD training

    For the first time, the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. used its semiannual training exercise as a foundation to become something more. The 927th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Joint Communication Support Element and the U.S. Army’s 5th General Support Aviation Battalion from Clearwater, Fla. joined the EOD team for a joint, total force training exercise, July 2, 2018.
  • After 52 years M.I.A., Colonel laid to rest in Florida

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – After volunteering to take another's place on a reconnaissance mission during the Vietnam War, Col. Peter Stewart, an F-4C Phantom II pilot, was shot down and declared missing in action in March of 1966.
  • MacDill flies classroom for ROTC, USAFA cadets

    Reserve Officers’ Training Corps and U.S. Air Force Academy cadets flew aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during Operation Air Force as part of a flying classroom June 14, 2018 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
  • Honoring the brave: USSOCOM remembers D-Day

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Imagine it’s the year 1944, being an 18 or 19-year-old kid preparing to engage in what is likely their first experience of war, being in an unfamiliar part of the world, where odds of survival are minimal.
  • MacDill ensures readiness through Horizontal Inspection

    Various units within the 6th Air Mobility Wing completed an inspection at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, April 30, 2018.
  • Motorcycle safety in preparation for Critical Days of Summer

    Military members (active duty and reserve), government civilians and dependents participated in the inaugural Military Motorcycle Track Day at Jennings GP in Jennings, Florida, May 11, 2018. This first-time event built upon skills taught in various Motorcycle Safety Foundation courses at more realistic speeds in a controlled closed-course environment.
  • MacDill celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Throughout the nation, Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month is recognized during the month of May to pay tribute to the contributions of Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders to America’s history.