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  • Demonstrating rapid global mobility; MacDill completed base exercise

    The 6th Air Refueling Wing, working hard to ensure we are able to fulfill our mission goals, just completed a generation exercise. This was aimed to demonstrate our capability to perform our duties and deliver global mobility readiness, even during a global pandemic.
  • 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 squadrons conduct a safety stand-down day to deter these types of incidents.
  • MacDill celebrates National Police Week

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – It is a great responsibility to always be on guard, fully prepared mentally and physically to protect and defend when called upon. Security Forces defenders are the military police that protects the U.S. Air Force’s greatest assets around the world.
  • 153rd AW, 6th CES extinguish fires together

    Eighteen Air National Guard firefighters from the 153rd Airlift Wing in Cheyenne, Wyoming, visited MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, to participate in a joint-training exercise with 6th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters, March 4-7. The joint firefighting training emphasized repelling and technical rescue skills, fire ground tactics, fire suppression, live-fire drills, vehicle extrication and aircraft familiarization.
  • Airlift delivers Florida ANG to Bold Quest

    Members of the 290th Joint Communications Support Squadron, Florida Air National Guard, packed up communications equipment onto a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., April 8, 2019, and departed for Finland to take part in Exercise Bold Quest.
  • MacDill Airman displays exemplary courage

    On the night of Jan. 20, 2019, Tampa, Florida, an out of control vehicle erupted into flames after colliding with two parked vehicles.
  • Be Airman strong: Your resiliency, your responsibility

    “If you want to become stronger in the face of adversity, if you want to become uncomfortable, you should begin by taking responsibility for who you are and for your life.”
  • 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.
  • 6th AMW refuels Red Flag

    NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. – Airmen and aircraft from the 6th Air Mobility Wing MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, teamed up with U.S. and allied air forces during combat training exercise Red Flag 19-1 here Jan. 29 - Feb. 15, 2019.