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.

More than half of families surveyed at MacDill AFB complain of mold

Three months after non-profit Military Family Advisory Network published a report on the living conditions of families in privatized military housing, the group has released a more in-depth analysis of its findings, shedding light on the most frequently cited problems base-by-base. 

MacDill AFB teams helping Panhandle colleagues

Nearly three dozen service members from MacDill Air Force Base are helping restore communications in the Panama City area. At the same time, MacDill is opening its doors to personnel from Tyndall Air Force Base in the Panhandle, which sustained heavy storm damage.