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  • 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.
  • MacDill Commissary starts CLICK2GO curbside service

    Making processes as efficient as possible is a high priority at MacDill Air Force Base. Starting July 26, 2021, the Commissary at MacDill will be starting its CLICK2GO online ordering/curbside delivery service. Pickup days are chosen online Monday to Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The service is designed to easily allow customers to plan healthy meals, order and pay for food items online, then pick up the items at the local Commissary at their convenience.
  • CSAF, CMSAF visit MacDill Airmen

    The top brass and leaders of the Department of the Air Force, the Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, held an all call with Airmen and Guardians at the base theater, June 11.
  • MacDill honors LGBTQ+ service members of past, present, future

    In an ongoing effort to promote diversity and inclusion, Team MacDill celebrated LGBTQ+ Pride Month with a luncheon and discussion panel June 10.
  • 6th MXS NDI Airmen maintain readiness

    Maintainers with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections (NDI) unit perform integrity checks on aircraft parts by inspecting for cracks, corrosions, or deformations at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021.
  • MacDill AFB conducts its first KC-135 hot pit refuel

    Team MacDill took another step in accelerating change and ensuring readiness when maintainers from the 6th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron (AMXS) made history by conducting MacDill’s first KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft hot pit refueling, May 25, 2021.
  • MacDill’s safety tips for 'Critical Days of Summer'

    Heat stroke. Dehydration. Sunburn. Rashes. Cramps. What do all of these illnesses have in common? They can be all induced from exposure to hot temperatures during the summer, and with Memorial Day weekend in a few days, the 6th Air Refueling Wing safety office has started its 101 Critical Days of Summer safety campaign from now until Labor Day weekend in order to inform the public on summer safety tips.
  • MacDill details KC-135, “Spirit of Tampa Bay”

    Paintings and artwork immortalized on the nose of an aircraft have been a part of military heritage dating back more than 100 years. Each artwork is different, sometimes representing an extravagant squadron insignia, an old-fashioned “pin-up” girl, or can even be a beast-like creature. These artworks began with a practical reason of identifying friendly units, but later evolved into something able to evoke memories of peaceful times, of home and could serve as a form of morale and espirit de corps.
  • 6th LRS tests Airmen in simulated contested environment

    Members from Team MacDill participated in a large-scale readiness exercise to continue pushing the Air Force Chief of Staff's initiative, ‘Accelerate Change or Lose.’ The LRE took place from May 19 through May 21 and was divided into two phases. Phase one focused on generation, the rapid mobility of aircraft, personnel and assets, according to Maj. Tyner Apt-Hill, the operations officer with the 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron.
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