• 6th CS ensures fail safe communications

    The 6th Communications Squadron at MacDill Air Force Base recently completed an upgrade to the base's phone network, massively upgrading the capabilities of the 6th Air Refueling Wing and reducing the risk of security breaches.

  • German-American finds calling in the Air Force

    Have you ever felt dissatisfied with your career or unappreciated in your workplace? This is how U.S. Air Force Senior Airman David Larsen, 6th Communications Squadron radio frequency transmission technician, felt in 2018 when he was a sales manager for an international paper machinery supplier in

  • Do your part during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    This October marks the third year of the “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart” overall theme for the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The theme’s main objective is to charge individual users and organizations to do their part in defending their cyber assets. With everyone’s involvement, we can better

  • National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020

    Since 2004, October has been recognized as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This month was designated by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to be used to help Americans operate more securely online and decrease the number of successful

  • 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

  • 6 CS: Keeping MacDill connected while separated

    Whether in-person or virtually, staying connected is essential to everyday mission success. As base closures and quarantine have separated many MacDill personnel, we are more reliant than ever on networking capabilities to accomplish daily activities.In order to ensure all 6th Air Refueling Wing

  • 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

  • Cloud Services on the Way to MacDill AFB

    MacDill Air Force Base will migrate 6th Air Mobility Wing, except 6th Medical Group, 927th Air Refueling Wing and five other units computer users into the internet “Cloud” under a directive by the Air Force Space Command to realign resources to more critical priorities and outsourcing services such