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  • 6th LRS POL flight fuels mission

    Without fuel, there is no chance to win the fight. The 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s petroleum, oil and lubricant (POL) flight at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, work around the clock to supply this invaluable resource for daily operations on the ground or in the air.
  • 6th MXG implements idea, improves warfighting effectiveness

    During MacDill’s inaugural Fuel Tank innovation competition last June, 6th Air Mobility Wing Airmen brought forth their innovative ideas to wing leadership to improve workplace efficiency. Senior Airman John Cuttito, a 6th Maintenance Squadron hydraulics systems journeyman, was deployed during the event, but that didn’t stop him from sharing his idea.
  • MacDill’s 2018 Military Youth of the Year

    Gregory Davis, a 17-year-old high school senior at Jesuit High School in Tampa and member of the MacDill Youth Center, was presented the 2018 Military Youth of the Year award during a presentation ceremony at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Feb. 11, 2019.
  • Chapman Circle honors fallen hero's legacy

    MacDill Air Force Base honored the legacy of Master Sgt. John Chapman, a Medal of Honor recipient, by renaming Staff Circle to John Chapman Circle during a ceremony Jan. 30, 2019.
  • Full spectrum readiness: Survive, operate anywhere, anytime

    Twenty-eight Airmen who provide specialized support to MacDill’s joint-service tenant units rehearsed everyday duties in extraordinary scenarios, Dec. 6, 2018, during the 6th Mission Support Group Ability To Survive and Operate (ATSO) training exercise held at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.
  • “She’s incredible, must be medical”

    Senior Airman Amber Durrence, a 6th Medical Operations Squadron mental health technician at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., was named Air Mobility Command’s 2018 Mental Health Airman of the Year.
  • MacDill honors Veterans Day

    A joint-service Veterans Day ceremony was held at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 8, 2018.
  • MacDill’s military working dogs, handlers train at Adventure Island

    Barking and splashing signifies military working dogs and their handlers from the 6th Security Forces Squadron navigating through obstacles during water aggression training at Adventure Island amusement park in Tampa, Oct. 29, 2018.
  • Hangar turned hockey rink: Tampa Bay Lightning, MacDill service members play hockey

    Two former Tampa Bay Lightning players, Mathieu Garon and Ruslan Fedotenko, ThunderBug, USAA volunteers, the Tampa Bay Lightning girls and the Lightning Street Team visited MacDill Air Force Base, Florida to give hockey lessons and show their appreciation for Team MacDill service members, Oct. 25, 2018.
  • MacDill key in Hurricane Michael relief efforts

    Imagine thousands of people - doctors, firefighters, rescue swimmers, road crews and more - ready to save lives and rebuild, but no one could communicate where or when to go. The Joint Communications Support Element, which consists of active duty, reserve and National Guard squadrons, ensures vital communications between those heroes for Hurricane Michael response.