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  • MacDill by the Numbers

    The men and women of the 6th AMW are a force capable of rapidly projecting air refueling power anywhere in the world. We are organized into five unique groups to carry out our mission to be America’s premier mobility team providing world-class air refueling, responsive airlift and airbase support to Headquarters U.S. Central Command, Headquarters U.S. Special Operations Command and 33 other mission partners that call MacDill home. Here's a quick look at the numbers.
  • Military OneSource benefits extended

    WASHINGTON -- Eligibility for Military OneSource benefits has been extended from the current 180 days to 365 days after separation or retirement from military service to ensure all service members and families have access to comprehensive support as they transition to civilian life, Defense Department officials announced.   This change goes into
  • Oakland Raiders honor past and present veterans

    The Oakland Raiders invited 30 Airmen from Travis Air Force Base, California, to attend their training camp in Napa, California. The Airmen were treated to a scrimmage between the Raiders and the Detroit Lions. After the scrimmage, several players and coaches from both teams signed autographs and took photos with the Airmen.
  • LRAFB civic leaders learn from Airmen during recent visit to McConnell AFB

    “What does downrange mean?” This question was a subtle reminder there are some civilians with limited military experience who may not understand the jargon used daily in that world. Twenty civilians from communities surrounding Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas, posed many questions while attending a civic leader tour July 26-27, 2018, hosted by Little Rock AFB and McConnell AFB, Kansas. This tour exposed civic leaders to two military installations, and their mission sets and a multitude of Airmen’s jobs to help them better understand the Air Force, Air Mobility Command, and their communities.
  • Revitalizing squadrons, Air Force outlines progress

    The task force conducted an Air Force-wide review, driven by Airmen in the field, to promote best practices and identify improvements. Consisting of Total Force Airmen from diverse backgrounds, they reviewed survey data and gathered inputs from across the Air Force through on-line crowd sourcing and face-to-face discussions with nearly 4,000 individuals, including spouses, from 25 different bases representing all major commands, Reserve and National Guard.
  • 60th Air Mobility Wing Commander under investigation for alleged misconduct

    Maj. Gen. Sam Barrett, 18th Air Force commander, relieved Col. Ethan Griffin of command of the 60th Air Mobility Wing Aug. 6.  Barrett lost trust and confidence in Griffin’s ability to continue serving as commander. Griffin is under investigation for alleged personal financial misconduct. The investigation is led by the Air Force Office of Special
  • Fairchild stages Washington National Guard Blackhawks to fight wildfires

    In the wake of Washington State Governor Jay Inslee declaring a wildfire state of emergency last night, two Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters launched from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, to Fairchild AFB today to fight the wildfire dubbed “The Sheep Creek Fire,” which has consumed more than 20-acres of land so far.
  • DoD, Air Force medical leaders visit JB Charleston

    Defense Health Agency leadership visited Joint Base Charleston July 30, 2018, to better understand the unique mission sets of the base and the needs of beneficiaries served by the 628th Medical Group as it transitions to fall under DHA management. The 628th MDG will be one of the first military treatment facilities within the Air Force to
  • Barrett takes command of 18th AF

    Maj. Gen. Sam Barrett took command of 18th Air Force from Lt. Gen. GI Tuck during a ceremony here, July 31.
  • Pacific Northwest Economic Region tours Fairchild

    Members of the Pacific Northwest Economic Region toured Fairchild Air Force Base to learn more about the 92nd Air Refueling Wing’s mission and how it works in tandem with the 141st ARW and 336th Training Group and other tenant units, on, July 25th 2018.
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