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  • AMC Commander releases ‘strategy to win’

    Gen. Mike Minihan, commander of Air Mobility Command, announced March 29 his “strategy to win” to more than 260 total force Mobility Air Forces leaders during the Spring Phoenix Rally at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., March 29-31.

  • Air Force Reserve Council gets to work at AFA symposium

    The Air Force Reserve Council hosted its first in-person meeting in two years during the Air Force Association Warfighting Symposium here March 2.The council, made up of Reserve Citizen Airmen representing all statuses and ranks, is charged with identifying quality-of-life issues that affect

  • MacDill aircrew inspires the next generation at 2022 UCT Sapphire Event

    Pilots, boom operators and maintainers from the 6th Air Refueling Wing inspired the next generation of Airmen by highlighting the capabilities of the KC-135 Stratotanker during the 2022 Undergraduate Combat Systems Officer Training Sapphire Event at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Florida, on March 11,

  • 509th Bomb Wing receives historical painting of Enola Gay

    509th Bomb Wing leadership put "The Peacemakers", a painting by John Shaw, on display on Dec. 1, 2021, at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. A community partner originally donated the painting, which depicts the Enola Gay being prepared for the first atomic bombing mission, to the 6th Air Refueling

  • 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

  • USAF: Fueling NATO’s collective defense

    A U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II fly alongside a KC-135 Stratotanker in Eastern European airspace, Feb. 28, 2022. The aircraft are part of the United States’ current support of NATO’s collective defense, providing warfighting capabilities in a dynamic environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman

  • U.S. F-35s forward deploy to NATO’s eastern flank

    SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany --  Six F-35A aircraft from Hill Air Force Base's active duty 388th Fighter Wing and Reserve 419th Fighter Wing currently operating out of Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, forward deployed Feb. 24 to the Baltic Sea and Black Sea regions in support of NATO’s collective