MacDill Air Force Base

An American Army soldier begins a mission with a Belgian Malinois bomb-sniffing dog. (Getty Images)

Military Bomb Sniffing Dog Retires With Full Military Honors

Eddie sniffed out IEDs and other explosives during a five-year stint in Afghanistan, he will be reunited with his first handler.

04/11/2014

File photo of a USAF Thunderbirds F-16 performing. (Photo credit:  NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Guide To The Best Of AirFest 2014 At MacDill Air Force Base

After a 3 year absence the military plane show and the USAF Thunderbirds are coming back to Tampa’s MacDill Air Force Base Saturday and Sunday March 22 and 23 for Airfest 2014. Here’s our guide to AirFest 2014

03/17/2014

File photo of a Gulfstream G-IV. (Photo: MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Fish Strike’ Stops Jet’s Takeoff At MacDill

“Bird strikes” are a familiar hazard for aircraft. Authorities at a Tampa Bay-area military base say they’ve recorded something new: a “fish strike.”

CBS Tampa–03/05/2014

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Where To Get The Best Tacos In Tampa Bay

If you love authentic Mexican tacos check this list out. We have found the best restaurants, shacks and hole-in-the-wall joints on both sides of the bay where the tacos will transport you to Mexico – or Baja – in just one bite.

CBS Tampa–11/04/2013

Air Force Special Operations airmen show off survival tools to kids from Make A Wish during a June 21 visit to MacDill Air Force Base (photo credit: Franco Ripple/CBS Tampa Bay)

The Current: NBA’s Marreese Speights & Stephen Graham, Make A Wish Kids Visit MacDill AFB, Gail Goodman and Chris Steinocher on National Small Business Week

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition (June 23rd) of CBS Tampa Bay’s The Current? No problem! Click the audio player above to catch the whole episode featuring: NBA players Marreese Speights of the Cleveland […]

CBS Tampa–06/24/2013

Dave Blizzard plays taps during as a veteran slautes behind him during a memorial day service held Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park. (photo credit: Jim Reed/Tampa Tribune)

Listen to The Current’s May 25-26 show: CBS Cares About PTSD, Veterans of Honor Flight, Hurricane Expo, Safe Boating Week, The Birchwood

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition of The Current? No problem! Click the audio player below to catch the whole episode featuring: Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes in a CBS Radio News/CBS Cares special […]

CBS Tampa–05/28/2013

A US Air Force Thunderbirds F16 jet perf

Spending Cuts Force Cancelation Of AirFest

The popular free air show at MacDill Air Force Base falls victim to Washington forced spending cuts.

CBS Tampa–03/03/2013

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Jury Votes Death For Ex-MacDill Sergeant

A jury has recommended that a former MacDill Air Force Base sergeant should be put to death for murdering his former lover and their 15-month-old son.

CBS Tampa–02/09/2013

File photo of a prison cell. (credit: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Man Guilty Of Killing Former Lover, Child

A former MacDill Air Force Base sergeant has been convicted of murdering his former lover and their 15-month-old son.

02/08/2013

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Report: Plane Landed At Wrong Airport Due To Fatigue, Pilot Error

According to a United States Air Force report obtained by the Tampa Tribune, pilot error and fatigue played a role when a C-17 Globemaster III landed at Peter O. Knight airport instead of MacDill AFB […]

CBS Tampa–01/23/2013

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