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  • JB Charleston civic leaders tour MacDill AFB

    Joint Base Charleston civic leaders, along with base leadership, toured MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Aug. 16-17, 2018. Seventeen local civic leaders, who serve as conduits for leadership and advocates for the Air Force, flew on a JB Charleston C-17 Globemaster III to MacDill’s 6th Air Mobility Wing in order to gain a broader understanding of the Air Mobility Command mission.
  • Joint, total force enhances MacDill EOD training

    For the first time, the 6th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. used its semiannual training exercise as a foundation to become something more. The 927th Aeromedical Staging Squadron, Joint Communication Support Element and the U.S. Army’s 5th General Support Aviation Battalion from Clearwater, Fla. joined the EOD team for a joint, total force training exercise, July 2, 2018.
  • MacDill flies classroom for ROTC, USAFA cadets

    Reserve Officers’ Training Corps and U.S. Air Force Academy cadets flew aboard a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft during Operation Air Force as part of a flying classroom June 14, 2018 at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.
  • Refuel to remember: Team MacDill Total Force supports 100-year commemoration flight

    Ground crews from the 6th Air Mobility Wing and aircrews from the 927th Air Refueling Wing collaborated to ensure success of a 100-year WWI commemorative training mission over France. They offloaded over 65,000 pounds of fuel to a 96th Bomb Squadron’s B-52 proving Total Force Integration is key to airpower.
  • MacDill hosts largest STEAM Day

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — Team MacDill welcomed students and local partners during the Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Day at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, March 21, 2018.
  • MacDill supports Patriot Sands

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. — Between Feb. 27 and March 3, 2018, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida hosted Patriot Sands, a joint-force exercise to train contingency response personnel and maintain operational proficiency.
  • Aircrew sees Florida before, after Hurricane Irma

    JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. -- A C-17 Globemaster III aircrew here flew the final mission out of MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 8, 2017 prior to Hurricane Irma making landfall. The flight was performed as part of an evacuation from JB Charleston to Scott Air Force Base, Illinois where 11 437th Airlift Wing C-17s were temporarily based to
  • AMC continues to pursue fuel efficiency initiatives

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill.  -- From electronic flight bags to flight management system modifications, Air Mobility Command Airmen are contributing innovative and cost-saving ways to enhance the command’s fuel efficiency. According to Lt. Col. Vince Zabala, AMC’s fuel efficiency program manager, energy costs for the Air Force total nearly $8
  • MacDill holds Memorial Day ceremony in honor of fallen

    A gaggle of Airmen solemnly stood watch as a detail of four marched to position themselves at the base of the flagpole. In silence, each member of the flag detail waited attentively for the sound of the National Anthem to signal they could lower the flag and begin rendering honors. Although this is the normal procedure for a routine Retreat ceremony, one important detail made this event different from the others – it was Memorial Day.
  • MacDill host first AF Alpha Warrior event

    MacDill hosted the Air Force’s first stop for the Air Force Alpha Warrior Tour, April 18-19, 2017. The Air Force Services Activity, or AFSVA, partnered with the Alpha Warrior team to continue building Comprehensive Airman Fitness through the newly initiated Air Force Alpha Warrior program. The program incorporates the four domains of CAF – physical, mental, social and spiritual – to achieve readiness and resilience at home and while deployed. It will also help the Air Force continue to grow and develop the world’s most formidable Mobility Airmen.
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