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  • Red Devils honor Women's History Month

    As Women's History Month comes to a close, the 50th Air Refueling Squadron, assigned to MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, joined other flying crews throughout the Department of Defense in honoring women past, present and future by conducting and participating in an all-female flight. For the four

  • 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

  • 6th ARW, 20th FW Partner to "Accelerate Change or Lose"

    Nearly 75 members throughout the 6th Air Refueling Wing and aircrews with the 91st and 50th Air Refueling Squadrons flew three KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft to Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, to conduct a week-long integrated training with the 20th Fighter Wing from Nov. 29 to Dec. 5, 2020. This

  • 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 5/6 Council giving an uplifting hand during an uncertain time

    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought an immeasurable level of uncertainty, and forced many changes to life on an individual scale. Even in these trying times, there are those who go above and beyond to help the less fortunate.Often driven by a commitment to serve, these people find a way to put their

  • MacDill dorm residents socialize virtually

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Normal life had a completely different meaning over a month ago. Weekends used to be spent out with friends and it was easy to make last minute plans with them to grab a quick meal. But with stay at home orders and social distancing practices being highly encouraged,

  • Honoring the past, securing the future

    Every year during the month of February, Black History Month is celebrated with a different theme. This year’s theme is ‘Honoring the past, securing the future,’ as a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of WWII. African Americans played a tremendous role during these times and helped win the

  • Tribute to fallen

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Team MacDill members paid tribute to Maj. Raymond Estelle, a former 6th Communications Squadron chief of maintenance, by participating in the 6th annual 5K run and weightlifting competition here, Jan. 31, 2020.

  • Prepare, Prevent, Heal, Deploy

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Innovation and technology are not new concepts, and the pace of their advancement continues to increase.

  • MacDill firefighters, "Cable Dogs" save lives

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Last summer, the Air Force suffered the loss of a civil engineer squadron Airman who was operating around an entry to a confined space in a deployed location. U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. John J. Allen the director of civil engineers, ordered that all civil engineer