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  • MacDill Force Support Squadron launches virtual EFMP “One Stop”

    On Dec. 6, 2021, the 6th Force Support Squadron unveiled its new Exceptional Family Member Program webpage. MacDill AFB supports over 1,000 EFMP family members in Tampa Bay and surrounding areas; making it one of the largest EFMP support areas in the Air Force with respect to size and diversity.

  • Military & Family Readiness Center re-opening its doors

    The Military & Family Readiness Center at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is scheduled to re-open its doors, Nov. 2 for all services and programs. Since March 2020 the M&FRC, as well as many other 6th Force Support Squadron facilities and programs have been limited to minimal in-person interaction

  • MacDill’s Short Fitness Center reopens for active duty, Guard and Reserve

    The doors of MacDill’s Short Fitness Center reopened on Aug. 19 to active duty, Guard and Reserve personnel after five months due to COVID-19.Under MacDill’s “Keep it Safe, Keep it Open” campaign, Airmen from the 6th Force Support Squadron sterilized the fitness center facility so service members

  • MacDill’s newest commanders: ready to lead despite COVID-19

    The month of June marked the beginning of the change of command season for MacDill AFB, with six Air Force leaders stepping into new command positions at the squadron level, and two assuming roles as group commanders. The change of command ceremony is a deeply rooted military tradition, with

  • MacDill’s Youth of the Year competing at bigger stage

    Each year, MacDill Air Force Base’s youth center and the Boys and Girls Club of America nominates one motivated military child between the ages of 14 and 18 as their Youth of the Year. This year's winner, 2020 high school graduate Emmanuel Washington, not only took home the prize of being MacDill’s

  • MacDill Youth Center staying connected during social distancing

    While office closures and social distancing are keeping service members on MacDill Air Force Base away from their work centers and daily routine, many have turned to teleworking and conferencing to accomplish necessary tasks. MacDill’s Youth Center is using social media outlets and Zoom conferencing

  • MacWonderland 2019

    Guests view a holiday tree lighting ceremony at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Dec. 6, 2019. Hosted by the 6th Force Support Squadron, the annual MacWonderland Winter Festival invites families to join in the holiday spirit with crafts, games, visits with Santa and reindeer. (U.S. Air Force photo by

  • 6th FSS named best in AMC

    The 6th Force Support Squadron was recognized as Air Mobility Command’s nominee for the Gen. Curtis E. LeMay award for best large installation-level force support squadron of the year for 2018. The award recognizes leadership, customer service, support and quality-of-life programs provided to joint