MacDill Air Force Base is located seven miles south of Tampa, Florida, on the southwestern tip of the Interbay Peninsula in Hillsborough County. This area once had been used as a military staging area during the Spanish-American War but did not become a military installation until much later. In 1939, the War Department selected Tampa to receive one of several new military airfields and worked out arrangements for the transfer of the land.
The MacDill AFB is an Air Mobility Command (AMC) base capable of rapidly projecting air-refueling power anywhere in the world. Organized into fo...