NEWS

  • Operation Feed the Troops returns at Dover AFB

    Operation Feed the Troops served a holiday meal to more than 900 members of Team Dover, Dec. 14, 2021.The annual tradition, now in its 18th year, returned in 2021 after the COVID pandemic canceled the event in 2020.Retired Master Sgt. Robert “Bob” Reese, founder and organizer of OFTT, along with his

  • 20 years later: A chief remembers 9/11

    Where were you on Sept. 11, 2001 at 8:46 a.m. eastern daylight time?The ability to recall where you were and what you were doing on specific dates as history unfolded is something nearly everyone can relate to. Etched into one’s mind are dates such as the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion Jan. 28,

  • 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.

  • Air Force, Army joint training ensures readiness

    Aircrew from the 22nd Airlift Squadron stationed at Travis Air Force Base, California, departed for a joint training mission to destinations in the Northeast and Midwest of the United States as part of a Major Command Service Tail Trainer exercise, May 21 - 26, 2021.

  • Dover operations work through snow

    A snow-covered C-17 Globemaster III, assigned to the 62nd Airlift Wing at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, sits on the flight line at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Feb. 11, 2021. As snow fell, the base continued normal operations and prepared for additional winter weather. (U.S. Air Force

  • MacDill honors Tuskegee Airman as distinguished guest

    The historic Tuskegee Airmen boasted approximately 14,000 African-American service members for the U.S. Army Air Forces during and after World War II – their faithless service garnered more than 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses and pushed the envelope in integrating the U.S. military.

  • Assistant Secretary visit pushes optimism for MacDill housing future

    In an ongoing effort to analyze and evaluate progress towards remedying issues in base housing on MacDill Air Force Base, the 6th Air Refueling Wing hosted Hon. John Henderson, the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Environment, Installations and Energy, as well as U.S. Air Force Gen. Arnold

  • New roles, unexpected challenges for DAFB Battle Staff

    On March 12, 2020, Col. Matthew Jones, 436th Airlift Wing commander, activated a battle staff composed of cross-functional experts from throughout the base to prepare for battle against the invisible enemy, COVID-19.As the coronavirus enveloped the world in a global pandemic, and much of our nation