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  • ‘Tent City’ brings relief to Airmen

    One thousand service members from around the United States are set to call Tyndall Air Force Base’s “Tent City” their temporary home. In just over two weeks since Hurricane Michael made landfall along the base’s coastline, a blend of civil engineering Airmen have worked around the clock to successfully bring basic necessities to the installation.
  • 53 ATCS cleared for takeoff for Hurricane Michael recovery

    Before the winds stopped blowing in Georgia and Florida, the 53d Air Traffic Control Squadron jumped into action to bring connectivity back to the National Airspace System. A four-person team departed for Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 11, 2018, aboard a MC-130 aircraft to assess damage to the fixed base navigational aids and to initiate the transition from Special Tactics Teams/Combat Control Teams to a fixed base operation at Tyndall’s airfield.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Air Guardsmen reconnect subdivisions in Panama City

    Florida Guardsmen from the 202nd REDHORSE push, pull and saw their way through nearly a football field of fallen forest on Oct. 16, 2018 near Hiland Park in Panama City, Florida. The trees had prevented any travel down Baldwin Road following the 130 knot winds Hurricane Michael brought to the panhandle.
  • Affected Airmen may file claim for personal property damage due to Hurricane Michael

    If an Airman suffered loss or damage to his or her personal property due to Hurricane Michael, he or she can submit a claim against the Air Force. Refer to the following instructions on the process.
  • AFPC offers personnel information for Airmen affected by Hurricane Michael

    The Air Force Personnel Center created a website page with personnel information for Airmen and families affected by Hurricane Michael.