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  • Langley firefighters rope way to preparedness

    Firefighters assigned to the 633rd Civil Engineer Squadron participated in a Rescue Technician One Course, here, from Sept. 24 to Oct. 18, 2018. Instructors from the 312th Training Squadron at Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, taught 11 U.S. Air Force Airmen how to run emergencies during rescue operations over the course of 18 training days. This included both classroom and hands-on training.
  • Human factor workshop trains subject matter experts

    JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. -- Instructors from the Air Force Safety Center recently visited Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., to teach a human factor workshop Oct. 10 -11.
  • AFPC provides Hurricane Michael aftermath information guidance

    The Air Force’s Personnel Center is focused on supporting the Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, community and all Air Force personnel and their families affected by Hurricane Michael. Through the link posted below, you will find updates on Tyndall as well as information for displaced Airmen and families, personnel contact information and helpful links to questions you may have related to personnel actions that may have been impacted by the storm. AIR FORCE MILITARY AND CIVILIAN PERSONNEL AFFECTED BY HURRICANE MICHAEL SHOULD COMPLETE A NEEDS ASSESSMENT SURVEY ON AFPAAS. The evacuation order remains in effect for Tyndall Air Force Base and a stop movement for all PCS/TDY actions has been issued. For now, personnel should remain at their safe locations.
  • USAFSAM readies operational mental health care providers

    The U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine has set up Air Force’s first operational training program for embedded mental health care providers and technicians, preparing them to join Integrated Operational Support teams. Since May, Air Force mental health care providers, technicians and social workers going into IOS positions can receive specialized training at USAFSAM, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. The goal is to provide the skills needed to support the squadron and their commander.
  • Squadron Innovation Fund: 9th CONS executes, meets unit demands

    The Air Force announced a new program known as the Squadron Innovation Fund (SIF) designed to fund new ideas. The program was inspired by the success of the 99th Reconnaissance Squadron’s initiative to overcome challenges they experienced while performing their mission independent of leadership oversight. The program appropriated $64 million to provide units across the Air Force with funding for innovative ideas
  • Heithold recognizes Silent Warriors, extraordinary people at 70th anniversary banquet

    Theodore Roosevelt once said, “The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.” Retired U. S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Bradley Heithold reiterated this belief during his remarks at the Twenty-Fifth Air Force Banquet celebrating ‘70 Years in the Fight” Sept. 29, 2018. Heithold was commander of the Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Agency from 2009 to 2011.
  • 53rd Wing brings future faster with largest LFTE

    The 53rd Test and Evaluation Wing conducted a large force training exercise (LFTE) with their Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E) weapons systems on the Nevada Test and Training Range last month.
  • Flood of support

    Airmen from the 49th Wing and 635th Materiel Maintenance Group, at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M, assisted with airlift efforts in response to the devastation of Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., by Hurricane Michael starting October 12. The seamless partnership between the 49th LRS and 635th MMG allowed for over 360 tons of potentially life-saving supplies to be transported nearly 2,000 miles. The 635th MMG is the Air Force’s only Basic Expeditionary Airfield Resources unit, known as BEAR Base.
  • JBLE supports Tyndall AFB recovery efforts

    The 733rd Logistics Readiness Squadron small air terminal supported Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida recovery efforts out of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, Oct. 17, 2018. The 733rd LRS Airmen are loading an HC130J Combat King II from the 71st Rescue Squadron from Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, as part of an ongoing effort in support of recovery operations.
  • Moody Airmen provide Hurricane Michael medical support

    In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael that devastated Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida and surrounding areas on October 10, medical Airmen from the 96th Medical Group at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, responded by and standing up an operational medical facility and providing the necessary support.
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