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  • Reserve component officers attend international leadership course

    U.S. Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard officers, along with officers representing seven NATO-affiliated countries attended the 2019 International Junior Officer Leadership Development Seminar (IJOLDS), Aug. 4-10, at Her Majesty’s Australian Ship Harman, Canberra Australia.The week-long seminar, hosted by the Royal Australian Air Force
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers and USAA Host Training Camp for Service Members

    USAA hosted a Tampa Bay Buccaneers Military Day Training Camp August 5 for all military, retired or veteran service members and dependents to watch a full training camp practice on the practice fields of the AdventHealth Training Center in Tampa.            During the practice guests could also see military vehicles on display, they were also
  • A1 Support Team to be Available on Primary UTA Weekends

    Beginning in October, the A1 directorate will have a team available to provide support to the field on all primary unit training assembly weekends. This effort is just one of many transformation initiatives AFRC A1 is implementing to reform the human capital enterprise and further enable ready, resilient Airmen, according to Col. Lisa Craig, AFRC A1 director.
  • Earn four-year degree as easy as ABC

    Master Sgt. Floyd Gordon wants reservists to know about Air University’s ABC Program, which helps Airmen earn undergraduate degrees using existing Community College of the Air Force credits.“Once you complete your CCAF, it’s simple,” said Gordon. “Just enroll in a university through the online portal and work on meeting the graduation requirements
  • Speed wins: MacDill contracting awards 100k in swift fashion

    In order to compete in the future, innovative ideas to improve fleet readiness must reach the warfighter quickly. In order to do just that, the 6th Contracting Squadron hosted its first ever Pitch Day Aug. 1, 2019, where local small businesses proposed innovative ideas to help increase overall base efficiency and mission effectiveness.
  • Preparing for the leap: Course develops future SNCOs

    The leap from NCO to SNCO is one of increased responsibility and servant leadership, rather than technical expertise. As Airmen progress through their careers, they are developed through milestone courses such as Airman Leadership School and NCO Academy. It could be years before they have the opportunity to take another course to refresh their perspective as a leader - that’s the purpose of the SNCO Professional Enhancement Seminar.
  • MacDill Back to School Info Fair: accelerating military children into school year

    The Military Child Education Resource Fair jump-started military families into the school year by providing free school supplies and family support during the annual Back to School Info Fair at MacDill Air Force Base, Aug. 3, 2019.
  • Joint NCO Professional Enhancement course

    Joint NCO Professional Enhancement course participants at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., June 24, 2019. The course covers topics such as the joint perspective from each branch, cultural and ethical awareness, building partnerships, communication, and leadership. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Frank Rohrig)
  • Retired Colonel reflects on 38 year career

    MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla.-- Amid the moment of silence, looking into the eyes of her family, she takes one more deep breath and prepares for what’s to come.Eyes looking down from the stage, former 927th Operations Group commander, Col. Caroline Evernham made her way to her seat overlooking a large crowd of service members and civilians there to