Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

MacDill makes a special day for Make-A-Wish families

MacDill Air Force Base hosted children and families from Make-A-Wish Foundation on Friday, June 21, 2013. They got a behind-the-scenes look at military life that they normally would be able to witness during MacDill's

Airfest. They toured mission aircraft, watch military working dogs and one-on-on interaction with military personal.

Make-A-Wish strives to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening

medical conditions. In past years, the Make-A-Wish Foundation has been one

of MacDill's annual special guests during AirFest, but due to sequestration the airiest was canceled

and was not possible this year.

MacDill makes a special day for Make-A-Wish families 06/21/13 [Last modified: Friday, June 21, 2013 5:25pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Crash at U.S. 19 in Pinellas Park kills one, shuts down traffic

    Accidents

    PINELLAS PARK — A man is dead after a crash between two cars at the intersection of U.S. Highway 19 and 70th Avenue N just after 7 a.m. Saturday.

    Pinellas Park police are investigating the death of a man during a crash on U.S. 19 early Saturday. (Pinellas Park police)
  2. Tropics watch: The latest on Harvey and what systems could hit Florida

    Weather

    While Eastern and Central America monitor the progress of Tropical Storm Harvey, two tropical disturbances are moving through the Atlantic.

  3. Roberto Aguayo, Jonathan Drouin, Tim Beckham are coming for revenge

    Bucs

    Forget the Three Tenors.

    Make it the Three Terrors.

    The 2017 Unfulfilled Expectations Tour is about to hit Tampa Bay.

    From left, former Bucs kicker Roberto Aguayo, ex-Lightning forward Jonathan Drouin and former Rays infielder Tim Beckham. [LOREN ELLIOTT | Times; DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times; Getty Images]
  4. Carlton: A moment of sanity when citizens finally said no

    Courts

    If you were looking for some small sign of sanity in the world, here's one courtesy of the people of Tampa and Hillsborough County.

    The Confederate memorial statue outside the old Hillsborough courthouse is now boxed up in plywood to prevent vandalism. Private donors have ponied up money to have the statue relocated to a cemetery. [JIM DAMASKE  |  Times]