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A-10 squadron commander says the Warthogs will survive future fights

A-10 squadron commander says the Warthogs will survive future fights

Visiting MacDill for a training exercise, the commander says the iconic jets will be able to survive against more advanced enemies like the Russians or Chinese.
Published: 12/11/18
Mold outbreak at VA Bay Pines center called 'chronic, recurrent problem'

Mold outbreak at VA Bay Pines center called 'chronic, recurrent problem'

A St. Petersburg allergist, who has treated employees at the medical center, blames leaks along with a poorly designed heating and cooling system.
Published: 12/10/18
Billionaire plans to open Tampa mental health clinic for veterans, family members

Billionaire plans to open Tampa mental health clinic for veterans, family members

The clinic, which would offer low- and no-cost treatments, has supporters and detractors
Published: 12/10/18
Army chief of staff, in Tampa for college hockey's Frozen Four, talks shop

Army chief of staff, in Tampa for college hockey's Frozen Four, talks shop

The chief of staff of the Army was here to accept an award at the NCAA Frozen Four hockey tournament, but he used a football metaphor to describe the status of the fight against the so-called Islamic
Published: 12/07/18
Two U.S. warplanes crash off Japan; 2 found, 5 missing

Two U.S. warplanes crash off Japan; 2 found, 5 missing

A Marine refueling plane and a fighter jet crashed into the Pacific Ocean off Japan's southwestern coast after colliding early Thursday, and rescuers found two of the seven crew members.
Published: 12/06/18
Hillsborough's top administrator sets do-or-die deadline for Rays stadium deal

Hillsborough's top administrator sets do-or-die deadline for Rays stadium deal

But if the Rays don't agree to the parameters of the county's offer by the end of spring training, there will be no Ybor City stadium.
Published: 12/05/18
How did it feel to help carry former President George H.W. Bush's casket into the Capitol? Ask this Marine from Tampa Bay

How did it feel to help carry former President George H.W. Bush's casket into the Capitol? Ask this Marine from Tampa Bay

Cpl. Kevin Harris, a 24-year-old New Port Richey native, was one of eight service members to carry the former president's casket into the U.S. Capitol Monday evening.
Published: 12/04/18
Double trouble for Broward deputy: One patch for QAnon conspiracy, another for his SWAT team

Double trouble for Broward deputy: One patch for QAnon conspiracy, another for his SWAT team

Deputy Mike Patten, a 31-year veteran of the Sheriff's Office, wore two patches during a visit by Vice President Mike Pence. Both of them are a violation.
Published: 12/04/18

For the second time in a row, the Navy's Blue Angels are set to headline MacDill's Air Fest in 2020

This may be an Air Force town, but for two days in 2020, it will be a Navy burg as the Blue Angels take over the skies above MacDill for AirFest 2020
Published: 12/04/18
Senate hearings today for Trump's nominees to head top MacDill commands

Senate hearings today for Trump's nominees to head top MacDill commands

Marine Lt. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie Jr. would lead Central Command while Army Lt. Gen. Richard Clarke would run Special Operations Command.
Published: 12/04/18