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  • Here comes the boom! MacDill's EOD team instructs community law enforcement

    Handling bombs is risky business, but what makes bombs even more dangerous is the variety between explosives. Fortunately, identifying explosives is a specialty of the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight. For the first time ever, MacDill’s EOD team invited the Hillsborough County Sherriff’s Office, Tampa Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s bomb technicians to participate in a joint-classroom discussion on how to properly identify different types of military unexploded ordnance.
  • 6th MSG: “Ready to take the fight to the enemy”

    The 6th Mission Support Group completed a two-day deployment readiness exercise for 233 Airmen across six squadrons, July 24 and 25, at MacDill Air Force Base. During training, five stations were set up to teach Airmen combat survival skills as well as simulate real-life scenarios they could expect to see while deployed.
  • MacDill officer improves AF installation multi-domain C2 capabilities

    In today’s multi-domain era of technologically advanced warfare, innovation is paramount to keeping Airmen safe as they defend the nation. At the third Installation & Mission Support Weapons and Tactics (I-WEPTAC) conference, held April 10, 2019 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, forward-thinking solutions were presented to solve current and future issues in regards to the rapid advancement of multi-domain operations.
  • 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.
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