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  • AFCENT concludes support to USAID Pakistan Mission

    Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar – Airmen from 9th Air Force, Air Forces Central concluded support to the U.S. Agency for International Development-led humanitarian mission to Pakistan on Sep. 16, 2022, after the country experienced historic levels of flooding. The logistical effort involved collaboration

  • DoD releases first departmentwide social media policy 

    The Defense Department released a policy that spells out how DoD military and civilian personnel should use official social media accounts to best advance the mission of the U.S. military and further instill trust in the credibility of the DoD. 

  • 6th SFS marine patrol unit remains ready

    Twenty years ago, shortly after the attacks on 9/11, MacDill Air Force Base’s marine patrol was established in order to provide waterborne protection, deterrence and response to any threats within the base’s surrounding waters. Today, the 6th SFS marine patrolmen have become the standard across the

  • Airmen at sea

    Airmen from the 6th Security Forces Squadron marine patrol unit monitor the coastal restricted area surrounding MacDill Air Force Base, Mar. 7. Marine patrolmen provide waterborne deterrence, detection and respond to any threat within MacDill’s surrounding waters. The 6th SFS marine patrol unit is

  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or

  • CSAF, CMSAF visit MacDill Airmen

    The top brass and leaders of the Department of the Air Force, the Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. Charles Q. Brown, Jr., and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, held an all call with Airmen and Guardians at the base theater, June 11.