Air Force honors contract negotiators at MacDill

A squadron at MacDill just received an award as an outstanding unit in the entire Air Force, but they don't fly planes. They negotiate and grant contracts for everything from laundry to artificial intelligence and many of those contracts go to small businesses in the Tampa Bay area.

For many at MacDill, Special Forces memorial is personal

They arrived before dawn and stayed long after the sunrise to honor those lost over the last year. Dozens came together at MacDill Air Force Base for a series of memorial events honoring Special Forces operators lost in combat and in training.

Gold Star families honored at MacDill Air Force Base

On April 27, 2011, Lt. Col. N'Keiba Estelle got the heartbreaking knock at her door that no military family ever wants to hear. Her husband, Maj. Raymond Estelle II, had been one of nine Americans killed during a tragic attack in Afghanistan. 

Investigating cyber-security at U.S. Central Command

While the college admissions scandal exposed students getting undue help on their exams, FOX 13 started hearing and investigating claims of a different kind of cheating in one of the most sensitive parts of our government. 

Practice makes perfect for MacDill AFB's busy honor guard

The honor guard from MacDill Air Force Base travels thousands of miles every year. They perform everywhere from parades to military funerals, but only after they’ve worked tirelessly to make sure every move is just right.