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  • D-Day codename "Operation Overlord"

    In the early morning hours of June 6, 1944, still long before the Sun began its rise, the thunderous drone of over a thousand Allied aircraft taking to the skies awakened residents near the several aerodromes in England. The aircraft represented the first phase of "Operation Overlord," the Allied

  • The 95th FS; part of Tyndall's proud fighter heritage

    The 95th Fighter Squadron, the “Boneheads,” celebrated 80 years of proud heritage Feb. 9, 2022. Originally known as the 95th Pursuit Squadron, the unit was established Jan. 13, 1942, flying the P-38 Lightning aircraft. The unit joined the Checkertails at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Sept. 1,

  • Command chief reflects on Red Tails connection

    When Chief Master Sgt. Charles Jackson Jr., 332nd Expeditionary Operations Group superintendent, in-processed with the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing on August 6, 2021, he officially became a part of the Red Tails family. However, his ties to the legendary 332nd preceded his arrival by decades with

  • Reconnaissance Dominance for 108 years and counting

    National Aviation Day acknowledges the history of American aviation.  It's a day to recognize how far the United States has come in the last century. One way to highlight these accomplishments is recognizing the technological breakthroughs of the U.S. Air Force.