• Eagle Eyes

    Every citizen, military or civilian, can have a positive effect in the ongoing war on terrorism. The Eagle Eyes program is an anti-terrorism initiative that enlists the eyes and ears of Air Force members and citizens in local community against the war on terror. If you observe any suspicious

  • Economic Impact of MacDill

       There's a brand new, $42 million hotel along Bayshore Boulevard. It has sweeping views of the bay and with 350 rooms, making it one of the larger hotels in the area. It has its own cafe and a bar that serves local craft beers and cocktails. According to MacDill’s fiscal year report in 2014, the

  • Gate Operation Information

    MacDill AFB has 4 gates all leading south onto the installation.Dale Mabry Gate: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week Commercial Lane:  3:00 p.m. - 5:30 a.m. Monday through Friday and all day on weekendsBayshore Gate: 5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. hours, 7 days a weekTanker Way Gate (Port Tampa) (Commercial

  • Glossary of Military & Reserve Terminology

    Active Duty for Special Work Support (ADSW) - ADSW tours provide direct staff support to Reserve Component programs. Active Duty Training (ADT) - ADT tours supplement AT and IDT when the member needs additional training to achieve or maintain a required skill or skill level in their assigned AFSC.

  • Guard/Reserve/AD - What’s The Difference?

       Active Duty A person who is active duty in the military is considered “full time.” Active duty personnel work for the military full time, may live on a military base, and can be deployed at any time.      The Reserve The purpose of the Reserve is to provide and maintain trained units and

  • Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command

    Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command, located at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., ensures its three numbered air forces, one space wing, 33 flying wings, 12 flying groups and other subordinate units are prepared to accomplish their total force missions. The command supervises the unit-training program,

  • History of MacDill

    MacDill                                 MacDill Field was officially activated on April 16, 1941, and named in honor of U.S. Army aviation pioneer and World War I veteran, Colonel Leslie MacDill.  The first primary mission of the base during World War II involved training Airmen to fly and operate

  • History of the 6AMW

                                     (1919 – 1952)The 6th Air Mobility Wing traces its roots indirectly back to the early years of the American military aviation when its predecessor was organized in 1919. Initially named the 3rd Observation Group, the unit was re-designated as the 6th Composite Group