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  • 6 LRS accomplishes largest cargo movement of 2019

    The world’s first aircraft to be named a “jumbo jet” made its way to MacDill Air Force Base to deliver cargo owned by the Joint Communications Support Element, July 31, 2019. Members of the 6th Logistics Readiness Squadron mobilized and prepared themselves to unload a Boeing 747, an aircraft that dwarfs the KC-135 Stratotanker.
  • 6th Medical Support Squadron readies relief

    The 6th MDSS was tasked by Air Mobility command’s chief of readiness to prepare equipment for use in hurricane relief. The 6th Medical Support Squadron enables combat capability of the 6th Air Mobility Wing, U.S. Central Command, U.S. Special Operations Command, and 36 partner units, delivering medical logistics, lab, pharmacy, diagnostic imaging and patient administrative services.
  • Team MacDill executes total force readiness exercise

    The 6th Air Mobility Wing and the 927th Air Refueling Wing conducted a readiness exercise here Feb. 8-10. The total force team was tasked to simulate a short-notice deployment, testing its ability to rapidly deploy cargo and personnel, and expeditiously launch aircraft during a 72-hour training scenario.