NEWS

  • 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.

  • 6th MXS NDI Airmen maintain readiness

    Maintainers with the 6th Maintenance Squadron nondestructive inspections (NDI) unit perform integrity checks on aircraft parts by inspecting for cracks, corrosions, or deformations at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, June 4, 2021.

  • 6th LRS tests Airmen in simulated contested environment

    Members from Team MacDill participated in a large-scale readiness exercise to continue pushing the Air Force Chief of Staff's initiative, ‘Accelerate Change or Lose.’ The LRE took place from May 19 through May 21 and was divided into two phases. Phase one focused on generation, the rapid mobility