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  • Critical Days of Summer: MacDill dives into water safety awareness

    In a state surrounded by water on three sides, water based activities are both popular and abundant. While many of these activities, such as swimming and kayaking, are popular ways to relax and keep cool during the summer, safety must be the top priority for service members and their families.
  • MacDill dorm residents enjoy a summer bash

    Junior-enlisted dormitory residents at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida came together to enjoy the Dorm Summer Bash at MacDill beach, July 27, 2016.
  • Airman prepares for deployment through Desert Defender training

    Before deploying to their area of responsibility, military personnel must be trained to ensure they are mission capable and fully equipped to fulfill their duties as well as handle any situations that may arise. One particular Airman recently participated in training known as Desert Defender at Fort Bliss, Texas, to prepare for her first deployment.
  • St. Pete Delayed Entry Program visits MacDill

    Members of the Delayed Entry Program (DEP) from St. Petersburg, Florida, toured MacDill Air Force Base, July 22, 2016. The visit, which included a trip to various points of interest, provided DEP members, commonly called DEPpers, with insight into the military community and life as an American Airman.
  • MacDill aircrews help keep Red Flag going

    Aircrew and ground personnel conduct a pre-flight check at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada July 18, 2015 during exercise Red Flag. The aircrew went on to refuel several exercise participants. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. David Salanitri)
  • Special Tactics recruiter offers MacDill Airmen retraining opportunities

    The professional development center at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida hosted an in-service recruiter from Hurlburt Field, Fla., July 12, 2016. The recruiter discussed retraining opportunities in currently undermanned Special Tactics career fields.
  • Cable dogs keep MacDill connected

    The 6th Communications Squadron (CS) recently completed the final laying of 35 total miles of cable throughout MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. The project was the culmination of many smaller cable-laying jobs completed throughout the year. Ultimately aiding in the function and mission of MacDill and the 6th Air Mobility Wing (AMW).
  • 6th Air Mobility Wing welcomes new commander

    Col. April Vogel assumed command of the 6th Air Mobility Wing from Col. Daniel Tulley during a change of command ceremony July 8 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
  • Decisions Matter: MacDill supports Critical Days of Summer Safety

    For Airmen and their families across the sunshine state, summer can be a time to enjoy various indoor and outdoor activities. However, it is also the time of year when routine activities and travel can present more safety risks than ever.
  • Facebook: Personal or not, the AFI still stands

    When using social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter or Snapchat, it can become increasingly difficult for us as military personnel to refrain from sharing any information that could reflect negatively on the military with the rest of the world. As members of the Armed Forces, we must continue to acknowledge that we’re held to a higher standard than the general population.