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MacDill Means Mobility

Find out the latest about what Rep. Castor is doing to support the mission at MacDill Air Force Base.

Keeping Tampa a 'tanker town'

By Rep. Kathy Castor, published in Tampa Tribune
June 25, 2012 - A united Tampa Bay community recently kicked off our "MacDill Means Mobility" campaign to highlight the strengths of MacDill Air Force Base to national policymakers. Read More

Local business boom if tankers come to MacDill Air Force Base
June 13, 2012
- Congresswoman Kathy Castor visited a Bay Area business that could bring more jobs to the area if the Air Force brings re-fueling tankers to MacDill Air Force Base.  Watch the Video

Florida delegation working together to land refueling fleet for MacDill
By Jeremy Wallace, Herald-Tribune
June 6, 2012 - As partisan as Washington can get, Florida’s delegation has been able to find one key area of agreement that is bringing them together. Read More

Castor Launches MacDill Means Mobility
June 4, 2012 - U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and community leaders kicked off an effort today to promote the importance of MacDill Air Force Base to federal officials in the hopes of having new KC-46 refueling tankers assigned to the base. The bipartisan effort, called MacDill Means Mobility, will serve as a rallying point to communicate the strengths of MacDill and for the military advocacy already in place in our region.  Read More

Leaders lobby for MacDill to house tankers
By HOWARD ALTMAN | The Tampa Tribune
May 31, 2012 - A high-stakes battle to bring as many as 36 refueling jets to MacDill Air Force Base has resulted in the rarest of accomplishments: a show of regional unity.  Read More