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  • FBI conducts WMD, HAZMAT course at MacDill

    Airmen from the 6th Air Refueling Wing attended a course taught by special agents from the FBI at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, on July 28, 2021. The course covered how to handle scenarios involving weapons of mass destruction and hazardous materials. Although there are always standard procedures

  • 6th FSS Airman wins Arthur J. Myers Food Excellence Service Award

    Senior Airman Haley Garces, 6th Force Support Squadron (FSS) food service journeyman, received the Arthur J. Myers Food Service Excellence Award and was recognized as one of her career field's rising stars for noted accomplishments, dedication to their craft and local community involvement.

  • 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.

  • 6th MDG welcomes, inspires future leaders

    As part of an ongoing effort to champion the Air Force’s Aviation Inspired Mentorship (AIM) High program, Team MacDill invited 13 students from Cristo Rey Tampa Salesian High School, Tampa, to visit the 6th Medical Group, May 26, 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

  • 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

  • 91st ARS refuels F-22, A-10 for Florida air shows

    An F-22 Raptor aircraft and an A-10 Thunderbolt aircraft II fly through the air after being refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker from MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., April 18, 2021, after performing for the SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo located in Lakeland, Fla. The Expo is the second largest air show in the

  • MacDill's EFMP ready to help those in need

    The Exceptional Family Member Program is designed to assist family members who have physical, emotional, developmental or intellectual needs. EFMP is also a Department of Defense mandated enrollment program that utilizes an all-inclusive approach to coordinating educational, medical, housing and