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  • 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 Summer safety campaign from now until Labor Day weekend in order to inform the public on summer safety tips.
  • 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 artworks began with a practical reason of identifying friendly units, but later evolved into something able to evoke memories of peaceful times, of home and could serve as a form of morale and espirit de corps.
  • 6th FSS implements efficient Kiosks for ID card renewals

    Tired of being stuck in line for hours, waiting to renew that old ID card? Well, thankfully the MacDill Air Force Base, 6th Force Support Squadron has a solution!
  • 50th ARS refuels F-22 Demo Team commander

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  • 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 world, with over 225,000 enthusiasts visiting to
  • 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 personnel services to help any service members with families that have special needs.
  • 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, lowering that number by one has been an accomplishment on its own.
  • 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 in the Airman Comprehensive Assessment Addendum - AF Form 724-A, focus on character and competence and are categorized under four major performance areas which coincide with both the major graded areas of the Air Force Unit Effectiveness Inspection program and the language used to describe expected performance factors provided to promotion boards: executing the mission, leading people, managing resources and improving the unit.
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