Suggestions by MacDill Air Force Base security personnel that troops and families downplay their service connections in the wake of online threats from jihadis have sparked strong feelings from members of the sizable local military community....
TAMPA — Troops and their families at MacDill Air Force Base are being advised to downplay references to their military connections on Facebook, Twitter and other social media because of online threats made by Islamic State and other jihadi gro...
During 13 years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq, more than 2,500 U.S. troops were killed by improvised explosive devices, according to The Washington Post.
Warren “Skip” Parish has already punched the first Wednesday and Thursday of December into his calendar.
By the end of this week, the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa, the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center in St. Petersburg and the five other Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers in the region will have run training exercises o...
There is a lot of concern these days about the possibility that members of Islamic State or other jihadi organizations may take advantage of our porous southern border to smuggle bad guys or weapons into the United States....
Back in April, the Department of Veterans Affairs released the results of its investigation into cancer deaths that occurred as the result of delayed gastrointestinal treatment.
Iraqi Security Forces have initiated a counterattack against the Islamic State to relieve troops in Bayji, said Army Gen. Lloyd Austin III, commander of U.S. Central Command headquartered at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa.
MacDill Air Force Base would like an Olympic-sized swimming pool. The city of Tampa would like one as well. A year ago, the base and the community would likely have gone their separate ways in pursuit of a mutual desire. Not anymore. Thanks to a program implemented by the Air Force, the 6th Air Mobility Wing and the Tampa Parks and Recreation Department are now looking into building a pool together.
A federal court ruling in North Carolina this week will have a devastating impact on many of the nearly 20,000 Floridians currently registered with the Marine Corps for their exposures at Camp Lejeune to three known human carcinogens found in the cam...