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  • 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,

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Eight 6th ARW Airmen become Space Force Guardians

    Eight Airmen from the U.S. Air Force’s 6th Air Refueling Wing officially transferred to the U.S. Space Force on Feb. 1, 2021.Established in 2019, the Space Force is a military service that organizes, trains and equips space forces in order to protect U.S. and allied interests in space and to provide

  • MacDill honors Tuskegee Airman as distinguished guest

    The historic Tuskegee Airmen boasted approximately 14,000 African-American service members for the U.S. Army Air Forces during and after World War II – their faithless service garnered more than 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses and pushed the envelope in integrating the U.S. military.

  • Spill response team protects environment

    MacDill’s role in the environment isn’t taken lightly, and the base continually stresses the importance of keeping the environment clean. To ensure the base complies with all environmental laws and regulations, MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida has developed the Environmental Element Flight

  • MacDill, 6th ARW echoes CSAF’s message

    During a commander’s call at the base theater, Nov. 6, 2020, Col. Benjamin Jonsson, the 6th Air Refueling Wing commander, doubled down on an important Air Force message and call to action. “We need to foster urgency and excellence to accelerate change in order to deter adversary powers that have

  • 21 Airmen of the 50th EARS return home from Al Udeid

    Twenty-one members of the 50th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron (EARS) returned home to MacDill Air Force Base, Oct. 18, 2020, after serving two months in a mass unit deployment at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar. The historical deployment was a first for the 50th Air Refueling Squadron (ARS) who

  • MacDill after dark: EOD, 6th SFS use NVGs for first-time joint training

    The 6th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal team and the 6th Security Forces Squadron military working dog team often use training exercises to always be prepared for any challenges that they may encounter with improvised explosive devices. During the Oct. 20 training exercise, six