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  • ‘Candy Bomber’ passes away at 101

    Starting his career in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1942, Halvorsen served as a pilot until his retirement in 1974, after accumulating more than 8,000 flying hours and 31 years of military service. He was also known as the "Candy Bomber."

  • In memory of 'Chappie': 1st US Black 4-star general

    There are numerous Black American service members who broke barriers and could be highlighted during Black History Month. On Feb. 11, however, it is the 101st birthday of Gen. Daniel “Chappie” James Jr., the first Black man to become a four-star general in any U.S. military branch.

  • SEAC visits AFPC, notes team ‘making life better, not harder’

    SEAC Ramón Colón-López, Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, returned to his Air Force roots with a recent visit to the Air Force’s Personnel Center here, Feb. 9, 2022.Meeting with senior leaders, business process owners and action officers across the spectrum of

  • Decreasing injuries is the goal

    What is safety? Safety is the state of being safe or not being dangerous or harmful; freedom from harm or danger or a safe place according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary and the Oxford dictionary gives its definition as the state of being safe and protected from danger or harm.

  • MacDill celebrates Black History Month

    Team MacDill and the Department of Defense join the nation in celebrating Black History Month during February. Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans. It is a time for recognizing their immeasurable impact on United States history.

  • 927th LRS Change of Command and FSS Assumption of Command

    Maj. Jermaine A.D. Coleman took command of the 927th Logistics Readiness Squadron from Lt. Col. Jerry R. Snider during a change of command ceremony on MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., February 6, 2022. Col. Alan M. Tornay, 927th Mission Support Group commander, presided over the ceremony, passing the

  • Telework policy clarifies rules

    As the COVID pandemic continues to rage, personnel in the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center can expect continued reliance on telework where mission execution allows.

  • Celebrating Black History Month 2022

    Each year, during the month of February, the United States celebrates Black History Month. The goal of this month is to set aside a time to honor Black history, and to raise awareness for issues important to the Black community. Every year, a particular theme is selected, and for 2022 the theme