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MacDill AFB Hopes For More Stratotankers

Back in 2014, I blogged here about MacDill Air Force Base adding eight Stratotankers to its fleet. At the time, I was researching MacDill Air Force Base for my book Jack in the Green. That particular book is available now, and I continue to write the Hunt for Jack Reacher Series, and I continue to […]

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How Does MacDill Air Force Base Celebrate July 4th?

When Diane Capri readers last visited MacDill Air Force Base, FBI Special Agents Kim Otto and Carlos Gaspar were hunting  Jack Reacher. Jack in the Green is fiction, but MacDill Air Force Base actually exists as a unique and complex place in Tampa, Florida. How unique is MacDill? Here’s how Carlos Gaspar views it: “MacDill Air […]

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Fishnado Fish

Fishnado!

Welcome to the FMWA’s Florida’s Crazy Blog Hop! “Florida is a giant bug light for crazy people.” – Phyllis Smallman, SleuthFest 2014 It’s no surprise to any author living in Florida that some of the craziest stories we can write are actually inspired by true events in our sunshine state. Join us in exploring a […]

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Jack in the Green

New Release Cover Reveal!

Today is a terrific day for me. I found out last night that YOU, the Best Readers In The World, put Deadly Dozen on the USA Today Bestseller List for the sixth straight week! Take a bow! You’re amazing! But that’s not all! I’m finally able to share a special cover with you. If you’re […]

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Saturday Special: Change Is In The Air

Change is in the air. Do you feel it? I mean that quite literally — central Florida is COVERED in pollen! Apparently spring took its cue from the calendar and arrived here in full force. Antihistamines to the rescue! Have the seasons started changing yet where you live? In addition to the weather, several other […]

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KC-135 Stratotanker

More Stratotankers Coming To MacDill

Tampa’s MacDill Air Force Base isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. That’s the message implied from an announcement that the Base will soon be adding eight Stratotankers to its fleet. Sounds impressive, right? But what’s a Stratotanker? Its full name is a KC-135 Stratotanker, and it’s an aircraft designed to refuel other planes, mid-air. It lies […]

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Tampa Bay AirFest 2014

This weekend, jets are going to soar over Tampa Bay. It’s  Tampa Bay AirFest 2014, an impressive display of aerial accomplishments at MacDill Air Force Base. After a two year absence, AirFest is back! The event draws large crowds of about 150,000 over the two days. It’s a special weekend because MacDill opens its gates to […]

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