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  • Air Force to host Virtual Industry Exchange for Tyndall

    The 325th Fighter Wing and the Air Force Civil Engineer Center will host the first Virtual Industry Exchange on June 12, 2020 to explore possible mixed-use commercial development at Tyndall AFB. The Air Force branded Tyndall AFB as the “Installation of the Future” and as part of the rebuild, they are seeking ideas for development of approximately 3,400 acres on the northwest peninsula. The virtual exchange forum provides industry the opportunity to collaborate with the Air Force to advance the redevelopment of Tyndall through the Enhanced Use Lease Program (EUL). 
  • Tyndall team provides cheer at annual holiday event

    Members of the Air Force Civil Engineer Center celebrated Christmas early with students from Lucille Moore Elementary School during the annual “Spread the Joy” event Dec. 19. Led by the Emergency Management team, AFCEC members provided the children of their community a hot meal and presents to open. AFCEC has been leading this event since 2014 through its Emergency Management team. The unit was unable to host the event in 2018 in the wake of Hurricane Michael, providing an even bigger desire for the AFCEC team to deliver a memorable holiday event this year.
  • Fiscal triad delivers for the Tyndall Rebuild

    The final months of FY19 were rewarding for Tyndall Air Force Base as they received the June 2019 Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act to increase their annual operations and maintenance budget by a massive 450 percent. Under the act, O&M funding assigned $56 million to sustain regular base operations with an additional $358.4 million allotted for Hurricane Michael recovery under the facility sustainment restoration modernization designation.
  • Florida resilience chief gets look at Tyndall rebuild

    Florida’s first Chief Resilience Officer Dr. Julia Nesheiwat visited Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, to see first-hand the Tyndall Program Management Office’s plans to develop and rebuild a resilient “Installation of the Future.” The main responsibility of the CRO is to prepare Florida for the environmental, physical and economic impacts of sea level rise and develop resilience goals that will help protect coastal communities. The Tyndall leadership team briefed Nesheiwat on the current state of the installation and the commitment to incorporate resiliency, innovation and technology as main components of the rebuild plans.
  • Hurricane Michael: One year later

    By wind and water it came. Before leaving, Hurricane Michael nearly took with it what had taken more than 70 years of history to build. In its wake, the category 5 storm left behind a historic tragedy – although 12 months have passed, remains evident. The day of the storm began with a Tyndall Air Force Base, several nearby towns and the people who live and work there, intact. By dusk, life had dramatically changed. The base and surrounding communities took a direct hit from the third-largest hurricane to strike the continental United States. The storm damaged 95 percent of installation buildings and 100 percent of housing, many beyond repair.
  • AFIMSC navigates storms, disasters to exceed 84 percent budget execution

    A flexible strategy combined with strong partnerships that focus on taking care of Airmen. That’s what helped the Air Force exceed a goal to execute more than 83 percent of its $7 billion installation and mission support portfolio by the July 31 deadline.
  • Tyndall Rebuilding Update

    Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, and Brig. Gen. Patrice Melancon, Tyndall Program Management Office executive director, discuss how Tyndall Air Force Base will use supplemental funds from Congress to rebuild the base after Hurricane Michael.
  • Employees save $75million in assets, receive 46 civilian achievement medals

    Within mere days of the Category 5 hurricane that hit Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, employees from the 325th Training Support Squadron rushed from their hunkered down shelters and evacuation points to assess and mitigate damage to more than $75 million in assets while taking care of their own homes and communities.
  • Leaders discuss Tyndall rebuild at second Industry Day

    The Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy reaffirmed the Air Force’s commitment to rebuild Tyndall Air Force Base during a symposium with industry representatives May 2 at Florida State University-Panama City. John Henderson told the more than 500 attendees that despite the absence of supplemental funding, the work to rebuild the Florida Panhandle base destroyed by Hurricane Michael Oct. 10 goes on.
  • Tyndall family visits Airmen amidst legacy rebuild

    In the Tyndall name there is honor among its legacy that is proceeded by a deep rooted sense of family. Mary Tyndall Troff, daughter of Florida native and World War I pilot Lt. Frank B. Tyndall, 2nd Bombardment Group from Langley Field, Virginia, was only a child when she learned of her father’s military career. She recalled the moment she learned that an Airfield in the swamps of Florida would bear her family’s name. Tyndall was credited with shooting down six German planes behind enemy lines in 1918. While inspecting Army fields near Mooresville, North Carolina on July 15, 1930, Tyndall's plane crashed, killing him instantly.
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