• 6th AMXS Airmen oversee KC-135 upkeep

    A KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft dries following a thorough cleaning at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 19, 2018. The KC-135 must be regularly cleaned to prevent corrosion and maintain its longevity as the Air Force's core aerial refueler. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ryan C.

  • MacDill celebrates Native American Heritage Month

    A decorated buffalo skull sits on display for a Native American Heritage Month celebration at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Nov. 8, 2018. Native American Heritage Month was enacted in 1990 by President George H. W. Bush to pay tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans. (U.S.

  • Extinguishing danger: MacDill Fire Prevention Week

    Between Oct. 9 and 13, the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection team held its annual Fire Prevention Week to promote awareness. Using the slogan, “Look. Listen. Learn.,” aimed to inform patrons on the importance of fire safety.

  • Ready to roll: MacDill Airmen thrive during readiness assessment

    At a moment’s notice any military unit may be called upon and must be ready to perform its warfighter mission. Remaining prepared to answer that call, the 6th Air Mobility Wing at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, conducted a routine operational readiness assessment Oct. 2 through 5.

  • MacDill team keeps flightline, skies clear for take off

    Collaboration from above and below within the 6th Operation Support Squadron at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, ensures all Total Force aircraft can take off or land at any moment. Airfield Management and Air Traffic Control teams keep MacDill’s flightline clear and safe -- together they are always

  • Total Force team wins Air Force innovation award

    Members of the 6th and 927th Maintenance Squadrons at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, accepted the Gen. Larry O. Spencer Innovation Award at the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference in National Harbor, Md., Sept. 17, 2018.