• 6th LRS Vehicle Management Flight: moving the fight forward

    The 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron Vehicle Management Flight and material handling equipment shop are responsible for performing maintenance on wide variety of MacDill Air Force Base's military vehicles, including fire trucks and aircraft refueling trucks.

  • 6th LRS slowing the spread through innovation

    Over the past four months, most Airmen have supported the mission through teleworking. However, many others have adjusted by implementing social distancing and stricter sanitization standards in their work centers, all while continuing to enable the unmatched air refueling mission.According to

  • 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

  • 6th LRS welcomes new commander

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Christopher Martagon assumed command of the 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron from Lt. Col. Christopher Dupuis, during a change of command ceremony at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 12, 2020.

  • 6th LRS POL flight fuels mission

    Without fuel, there is no chance to win the fight. The 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron’s petroleum, oil and lubricant (POL) flight at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, work around the clock to supply this invaluable resource for daily operations on the ground or in the air.

  • 6th Air Mobility Wing Airmen fuel Emerald Warrior 2019

    MacDill Airmen from the 6th Air Mobility Wing participated in Emerald Warrior 2019, a U.S. Special Operations Command sponsored total, joint tactical warfare training exercise, Jan. 14 to 25.During the two-week training exercise, 50th and 91st Air Refueling Squadron KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft and

  • 6 LRS supply moves, boosts capabilities

    Airmen assigned to the 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron materiel management flight are undergoing a warehouse transition, which began March 2018, and is slated to be completed mid-May 2018, at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.More than 13,000 inventory items worth approximately $111 million were

  • Individual protective equipment supports base, deployers

    Crates of individual protective equipment (IPE) line the floor of the 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron warehouse at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., Dec. 28, 2017. IPE technicians routinely inspect, repair and clean all inventory items to later be used for training exercises or deployments. (U.S. Air