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  • Holocaust survivor inspires at MacDill AFB Holocaust Memorial

  • Joint Communications Support Element takes part in Norwegian Foot March

    Members of the Joint Communications Support Element participate in a Norwegian Foot March on April 2, 2021, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. Over 170 participants from JCSE, United States Central Command, Marine Corps Forces Central Command, Special Operations Command Central, United States Southern Command, and the 6th Air Refueling Wing participated in the event.
  • 6th CES performs live-burn exercise

    6th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) Fire and Emergency Services Airmen examine a fire during a live-burn exercise at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla, March 23, 2021. The 6 CES invited leadership to partake in the exercise to witness first-hand their training experience. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman Hiram Martinez)
  • A-10C Thunderbolt II and C-130H Hercules Aircraft visit MacDill Air Force Base

    A group of A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 74th Fighter Squadron, await inspection on the flightline during an agile combat employment exercise, March 18, 2021, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. The exercise, known as “Mosaic Tiger”, sends units from Moody AFB, Ga., to forward operating bases and contingency locations throughout Florida to ensure a lighter, leaner footprint and execute integrated combat turns to refuel and rearm aircraft in a contested environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Hiram Martinez)
  • Red Devils honor Women's History Month

    As Women's History Month comes to a close, the 50th Air Refueling Squadron, assigned to MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, joined other flying crews throughout the Department of Defense in honoring women past, present and future by conducting and participating in an all-female flight. For the four 50th ARS pilots and boom operators who flew, they turned this flight into an air refueling training mission with an all-female C-17 Globemaster III crew from Joint Base Charleston, S.C., Mar. 30, 2021.
  • MacDill Airman donates bone marrow to teen recovering from Leukemia

    According to the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration, approximately 18,000 people could benefit from a potentially life-saving bone marrow transplant. For Air Force Tech. Sgt. Kimberly Villaronga, an equal opportunity counselor from the 6th Air Refueling Wing Equal Opportunity Office, lowering that number by one has been an accomplishment on its own.
  • MacDill supports Airman leadership qualities

    The Air Force announced 10 Airman leadership qualities which are now being integrated into a new feedback tool, for officers in the grades of O-1 through O-6 and senior noncommissioned officers in the grades of E-7 through E-9, to facilitate discussion between rater and ratee. The qualities, found in the Airman Comprehensive Assessment Addendum - AF Form 724-A, focus on character and competence and are categorized under four major performance areas which coincide with both the major graded areas of the Air Force Unit Effectiveness Inspection program and the language used to describe expected performance factors provided to promotion boards: executing the mission, leading people, managing resources and improving the unit.
  • 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.
  • Tampa and MacDill leaders discuss diversity and inclusion

    Leaders from the 6th Air Refueling Wing hosted a panel of Tampa civic leaders via a live online event Feb. 5 to discuss diversity and inclusion as it relates to MacDill AFB and the located community. Air Force diversity includes but is not limited to: personal life experiences, geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds, cultural knowledge, educational background, work experience, language abilities, physical abilities, philosophical and spiritual perspectives, age, race, ethnicity and gender.