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  • 6th ARW hosts Hispanic Heritage Month luncheon

    U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Juan Aguirre-Alger, 6th Force Support Squadron career assistance advisor, serves food during a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 14, 2021. Service members observe Hispanic Heritage Month annually for the history and cultural contributions of American citizens whose
  • 6th MDG continues COVID-19 vaccinations

    Jay Naigan, a contractor from the 6th Medical Support Squadron, prepares a COVID-19 vaccine for distribution at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 30, 2021. The 6 MDG has established points of distribution on base in effort to distribute a large amount of COVID-19 vaccines per day. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Lauren Cobin)
  • 6th ARW Airmen conduct LRE

    A 6th Security Forces Squadron Airman runs through readiness procedures during a Logistics Readiness Exercise at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 6, 2021. Readiness exercises demonstrate MacDill’s preparedness in providing rapid air mobility wherever the fight takes place. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Hastings)
  • AMC welcomes new commander during ceremony

    Air Mobility Command welcomed a new commander during a ceremony at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Oct. 5. Air Force Gen. Michael A. Minihan took command from Gen. Jacqueline D. Van Ovost. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. officiated the ceremony.
  • Grab your fishing rods: thousands of catfish stocked at MacDill AFB

    Personnel from the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron partnered with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Welaka National Fish Hatchery to release approximately 3,000 channel catfish into several lakes and ponds at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 1, 2021.
  • Department of the Air Force recognizes Energy Awareness Month

    Energy Awareness Month gives the Department of the Air Force the opportunity every October to look at the critical role energy plays in its combat capabilities and readiness. This year marks the final iteration of the three-year observance theme: “Energy Able, Mission Capable.”
  • Airmen use VR during suicide prevention training

    In an effort to combat the increasing suicide rates across the Air Force, the 6th Air Refueling Wing Integrated Resilience Team incorporated new technology and training methods, providing Airmen with access to a virtual reality suicide prevention system on Sept. 29, 2021.
  • 6th MXG returns from deployment

    Airmen from the 6th Maintenance Group are greeted by their wingmen after returning from deployment at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 27, 2021. The Airmen completed a successful deployment to Southwest Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Joshua Hastings)
  • DoD authorizes temporary increase to 2021 Basic Allowance for Housing rates for certain locations

    Uniformed service members who have incurred increased housing costs above their current BAH may be eligible to apply and receive BAH at the temporarily higher rate.
  • Continue to serve: RAO office seeks new director, volunteers

    The MacDill AFB community is seeking a volunteer director for the Retiree Activities Office (RAO), the volunteer-based organization that supports retirees, active-duty members, and spouses on MacDill AFB and the local area.