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Deal aims to protect MacDill, but does it go far enough?

Deal aims to protect MacDill, but does it go far enough?

The state will spend $1.3 million to protect MacDill Air Force Base from residential growth encroaching on it, but the land acquisition is leaving state officials frustrated that they couldn’t do more to block plans for a potential hotel that ...
Updated: 3 months ago
Restrepo director Junger, in Tampa Thursday, talks war and journalism

Restrepo director Junger, in Tampa Thursday, talks war and journalism

Author and documentarian Sebastian Junger has covered human conflict around the world, wrote the sea thriller A Perfect Storm and directed Restrepo, about soldiers in a remote Afghanistan outpost.
Updated: 3 months ago
Fore! MacDill dismantling its iconic ‘Golf Ball’ satellite

Fore! MacDill dismantling its iconic ‘Golf Ball’ satellite

TAMPA — Technically, it was called the AN/GSC-39C satellite antenna at Building 1750 on MacDill Air Force Base. But to those who live and work at MacDill, the structure was known as the Golf Ball.
Updated: 3 months ago
New commander for 927th Air Refueling Wing at Tampa’s MacDill AFB

New commander for 927th Air Refueling Wing at Tampa’s MacDill AFB

The 927th Air Refueling Wing, headquartered at MacDill Air Force Base, has a new commander.
Updated: 3 months ago
Some visitor IDs no longer accepted at MacDill Air Force Base

Some visitor IDs no longer accepted at MacDill Air Force Base

Beginning Thursday, MacDill Air Force Base will no longer accept forms of identification from states and territories that have not met standards established under the federal REAL ID Act.
Updated: 3 months ago