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  • 315th AW welcomes home COVID response medical team

    The 315th Airlift Wing welcomed home a team of 315th Aerospace Medicine Squadron members returning from a mobilization in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • 19th AW, AMC receive final C-130J

    A brand new C-130J Super Hercules was delivered to Little Rock Air Force Base May 27, marking the last C-130J delivery for the 19th Airlift Wing and Air Mobility Command.
  • Contracting keeps CR mission going

    “I really have nothing to compare it to. This is unlike anything I’ve ever done before,” said Master Sgt. Ronald Abbate, from the 821st Contingency Response Support Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, California. “Some days, it’s one of the most frustrating jobs someone can have. But other times, it’s one of the most rewarding jobs anyone can have.”
  • MacDill 5/6 Council giving an uplifting hand during an uncertain time

    The COVID-19 pandemic has brought an immeasurable level of uncertainty, and forced many changes to life on an individual scale. Even in these trying times, there are those who go above and beyond to help the less fortunate. Often driven by a commitment to serve, these people find a way to put their own challenges aside and do what they can to give back to their communities. For the MacDill Air Force Base 5/6 Council, a network for junior noncommissioned officers cultivate their leadership and supervisory skills, giving back has continued to motivate its members even in the face of a pandemic.
  • Keeping the fallen alive: a good luck charm’s legacy

    “I put the bracelet on my wrist and it’s been [there] ever since,” said Col. Mark Baran, 22nd Air Refueling Wing Vice Commander.
  • Innovation keeps frontline medics better protected from COVID-19

    Team Travis Airmen prototyped personal protective equipment April 17 to help base medics safely treat and transport potential coronavirus patients. Members of the 60th Medical Group emergency department at David Grant USAF Medical Center joined forces with the 60th Maintenance and the 60th Operations Support Squadrons, all here, to develop an isolation pod and an intubation protection box.
  • Fitness testing suspended until Oct. 1

    The change, which is an update from the original June 1 resume date, is effective immediately.
  • Team MacDill salutes first responders, healthcare professionals with KC-135 flyover

    MacDill Air Force Base has called the Tampa Bay area home for more than 80 years. Through the years, the community has extended unwavering support and enabled the base to execute its mission in defense of the nation. As a salute to the community’s healthcare heroes, MacDill AFB conducted a flyover of 12 local hospitals, on May 15, 2020.
  • Air Force removes initial height requirement for officer aviators

    As part of the Air Force’s on-going effort to encourage a more diverse pool of applicants to pursue careers in aviation, the minimum height requirement for officer applicants who wish to fly has been removed as of May 13, 2020.
  • Air Mobility Command conducts operations in COVID-influenced world

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – As Airmen across Air Mobility Command adjust operations to fit a new abnormal, they continue their missions delivering Rapid Global Mobility in a world influenced by the outbreak of the coronavirus.In line with Secretary of Defense Mark Esper’s May 20 guidance to allow changes to Force Health Protection Conditions, AMC