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Nov. 14, 2023

The madness we survive

A renewed spirit and avidity to resume the life she previously had consumed Senior Airman Matilyn Million as she closed her most difficult chapter. On Sept. 18, 2023, Million underwent her 12th and final chemotherapy treatment in Tampa, Florida.

Dec. 9, 2022

MacDill hosts 3-day MEIR Course, enhances radiation defense capabilities

Instructors assigned to the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Maryland, taught 42 service members and civilians how to medically manage casualties through the Medical Effects of Ionizing Radiation Course at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, Dec. 6-8.

Sept. 17, 2021

6 MDG Delivers Mandatory Vaccines

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Airmen from the 6th Medical Group began redistributing doses of the COVID-19 vaccine at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, on Sept. 9, 2021. This comes after the Secretary of Defense issued a memorandum on Aug. 23, 2021, mandating all active duty personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Sept. 17, 2021

MacDill Promotes Suicide Prevention Awareness

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- September is national suicide prevention awareness month.

Sept. 2, 2021

6th MDG advancing medical readiness training with augmented reality

Manikin-based training is currently the mainstay of military medical readiness training, however, the COVID-19 pandemic revealed some limitations to large-scale in-person training during times of social distancing. The introduction of augmented reality training increases the availability of training, without a need to increase manpower availability for training setup and multiple student face-to-face interaction.

July 12, 2021

MacDill CDC Releases Kinderspot App

In an effort to aid military service members in finding available childcare or day care service at MacDill’s Child Development Center, a mobile app called Kinderspot, developed by Oddball, will be available to families of Team MacDill beginning July 12, 2021.

July 1, 2021

Short Fitness Center Orientation

This video is to show the most recent changes to the Short Fitness Center and show people around!

May 6, 2021

MacDill AFB protects the force with COVID-19 vaccinations

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Taking care of military personnel, either active duty, reserve, guard or retirees, is a high priority for MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.

April 21, 2021

Roth praises Air Force contributions to mass vaccination center in Florida, others nationwide

The vaccination facility, which is designed to administer 3,000 shots a day (though it hit 5,636 shots in a single day earlier this month), is under the control of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the state of Florida. However, a staff of 139 active duty Airmen from 25 bases across 22 states make up the operational engine providing vaccinations from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day.

Jan. 11, 2021

MacDill Public Service Announcement: COVID-19 Vaccinations on MacDill

The 6th Medical Group has received a limited number of COVID-19 vaccines. The vaccines will be administered in a phased approach in accordance with DoD guidelines. Phase 1 includes medical personnel, security forces, fire department and other first responders. For a detailed listing of those members in each phase, please see the DoD’s Population Schema.

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