• MacDill Air Traffic Control Tower Honored as Facility of the Year

    In a display of exemplary performance and unwavering dedication, the 6th Operations Support Squadron's Air Traffic Control Tower at MacDill Air Force Base was distinguished as the Air Traffic Control Facility of the Year. This prestigious award celebrates the tower's superior air traffic control

  • MacDill's AirFest: Inspiring Generations and Fostering Dreams

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — The Tampa Bay AirFest, known for its stunning aerial displays and as a beacon for aviation enthusiasts, holds a special place in the heart of U.S. Marine Corps Major Adam Luff, Aide-de-Camp to the Deputy Commander of United States Special Operations Command. From a

  • MacDill first sergeant leads expectant fathers

    Seeking to support military fathers, U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Craig Miller, the 6th Maintenance Group first sergeant, recently led a Dad's 101 workshop at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.Tailored for military service members, the workshop delved into practical skills for new or expectant dads,

  • Implementing AFFORGEN: labs

    Blood carries markers for an array of genetic and contagious diseases. For deployers, the baseline test is designed for two purposes: detecting HIV and storing a reserve sample as a part of the Department of Defense Serum Repository.

  • 6th Communications Squadron: The Backbone of Base Operations

    The 6th CS is all about teamwork and collaboration. Technicians like Gilbert and Adames work closely, sharing knowledge and solving problems together, striving to create a sense of community and purpose. This collaborative spirit allows for Airmen to excel in the fast-paced and ever-changing

  • AIM lands in Puerto Rico

    Several members from MacDill Air Force Base’s Aviation Inspiration Mentorship (AIM) team traveled to Puerto Rico to meet with local schools in the community to enhance their understanding of aviation careers within the Air Force, Feb. 12-14th, 2024.

  • Tinker K-8 School commemorates Black History Month at MacDill

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Tinker K-8 School students gathered for an assembly in celebration of Black History Month here, Feb. 22, 2024.The event emphasized the contributions of African Americans throughout U.S. history, but also served as a platform for fostering a sense of community and

  • Metal Techs Refine Success

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Within the heart of MacDill Air Force Base, the 6th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron metals technology flight work in an environment where precision and fabrication meet challenges with creativity. This unique flight is critical to base operations, and by extension, the