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  • 6th ARW hosts Hispanic Heritage Month luncheon

    U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Juan Aguirre-Alger, 6th Force Support Squadron career assistance advisor, serves food during a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 14, 2021. Service members observe Hispanic Heritage Month annually for the history and cultural contributions of American citizens whose
  • 6th MDG continues COVID-19 vaccinations

    Jay Naigan, a contractor from the 6th Medical Support Squadron, prepares a COVID-19 vaccine for distribution at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 30, 2021. The 6 MDG has established points of distribution on base in effort to distribute a large amount of COVID-19 vaccines per day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren Cobin)
  • Airmen use VR during suicide prevention training

    In an effort to combat the increasing suicide rates across the Air Force, the 6th Air Refueling Wing Integrated Resilience Team incorporated new technology and training methods, providing Airmen with access to a virtual reality suicide prevention system on Sept. 29, 2021.
  • Hispanic Heritage Month: What it means to be Hispanic and serve

    Each year, from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, MacDill AFB celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, a time in which Hispanic Americans who have served or are currently serving are recognized across the nation.
  • 6th MDG delivers mandatory vaccines

    Airmen from the 6th Medical Group began administrating doses of the COVID-19 vaccine at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, on Sept. 9, 2021. This comes after the Secretary of Defense issued a memorandum on Aug. 23, 2021, mandating all active duty personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
  • 91st ARS return to MacDill AFB

    Airmen from the 6th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron marshal in a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 8, 2021. The 91st ARS provided effective air refueling in order to enable the U.S. Central Command and the U.S. Transportation Command’s objectives, while furthering agile combat employment. (U.S. Air Force photo by
  • 79th FS trains at MacDill AFB

    U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft assigned to the 79th Fighter Squadron (FS), out of Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, arrived at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 8, 2021. The 79th FS traveled to MacDill from Shaw to conduct agile combat employment training.
  • 50th ARS 'Red Devils' named best in Air Force

    The 50th Air Refueling Squadron ‘Red Devils’ have been recognized as the 2020 Senior Master Sgt. Albert Evans Outstanding Air Refueling Section Award winner. The Evans award was established in memory of Senior Master Sergeant Albert L. Evans, a pioneer in the history of Strategic Air Command's air refueling operations. The purpose of the trophy is to annually recognize, on a rotational basis, the outstanding boom operator section within the Air Force, based on the collective accomplishments and professional qualities of the assigned boom operators.
  • USSOCOM offers motorcycle safety courses for MacDill service members

    Did you know that in order to ride a motorcycle in the state of Florida, you are required to pass an authorized Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Course? Lucky for MacDill motorcycle enthusiasts, U.S. Special Operations Command hosts six motorcycle safety classes to provide training for service members, whether they’re a beginner that doesn’t even have a motorcycle, or someone who has been riding for years and wants to feel more comfortable on the road.
  • MacDill helping agency leaders host mental health panel

    To increase leadership awareness concerning the seriousness of service member mental health issues, the 6th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron’s Mental Health Flight, hosted a mental health panel here July 13, 2021.
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