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  • 6th ARW welcomes new commander

    Col. Adam D. Bingham took command of the 6th ARW from Col. Benjamin R. Jonsson during a ceremony officiated by 18th Air Force Commander Maj. Gen. Kenneth T. Bibb Jr.

  • 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,

  • Sunset with the Air Force's refueling tankers

    A KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft sits parked on the flight line at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 9, 2021. The refueling capabilities of the KC-135 enable the air assets of the Defense Department and partner nations to travel freely without the need of a safe haven on land. (U.S. Air Force

  • MacDill’s mobility Airmen exercise Total Force readiness

    Mobility Airmen from the 6th and 927th Air Refueling Wings conducted a Total Force operational readiness exercise here March 4-7. MacDill’s Total Force medical, maintenance, mission support and operations groups undergo precise training and are regularly evaluated in order to ensure that they are

  • MacDill to integrate training with Shaw AFB

    Aircrews with the 91st Air Refueling Squadron, maintainers with the 6th Maintenance Group and Airmen with the 6th Operations Support Squadron along with four KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft, are scheduled to travel to Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, at the end of November to conduct an integrated

  • MacDill honors Tuskegee Airman as distinguished guest

    The historic Tuskegee Airmen boasted approximately 14,000 African-American service members for the U.S. Army Air Forces during and after World War II – their faithless service garnered more than 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses and pushed the envelope in integrating the U.S. military.

  • Military & Family Readiness Center re-opening its doors

    The Military & Family Readiness Center at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is scheduled to re-open its doors, Nov. 2 for all services and programs. Since March 2020 the M&FRC, as well as many other 6th Force Support Squadron facilities and programs have been limited to minimal in-person interaction

  • MacDill Youth Center staying connected during social distancing

    While office closures and social distancing are keeping service members on MacDill Air Force Base away from their work centers and daily routine, many have turned to teleworking and conferencing to accomplish necessary tasks. MacDill’s Youth Center is using social media outlets and Zoom conferencing