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  • Turning point: Tyndall breaks ground on ABM Simulator Facility

    The 325th Fighter Wing, Tyndall Program Management Office and mission partners held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Air Battle Manager Simulator Facility at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Oct. 13, 2020. This event was a milestone for the base as it marked the first groundbreaking of a new construction project on the installation since Hurricane Michael devastated Tyndall and Bay County two years ago.
  • ACC Commander visits Tyndall

    A good way to comprehend the resiliency of Tyndall is to get a bird’s eye view of where the Airmen here have been and where they are taking the installation into the future. Piloting an F-15E Strike Eagle, Gen. Mark Kelly, commander of Air Combat Command landed at Tyndall for a visit, Sept. 28-29, 2020.
  • Tyndall takes action; inbound Airmen protected through quarantine

    Tyndall Air Force Base has created Task Force Roadrunner; a multi-agency, collaborate task force specializing in controlling the reception of incoming Airmen to limit the possible spread of COVID-19.
  • The Military Child in the midst of a pandemic

    The Month of the Military Child is celebrated during April. It highlights the importance of these children in the lives of their families and the communities they grow up in.
  • Back to School Safety

    Back to school season is here, and that means sharing the roads with buses and pedestrians. The Tyndall Air Force Base safety office wants to inform drivers on the importance of safe driving on base and around schools.
  • It ain’t musical chairs—It’s hot seats

    U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor pilots from the 43rd Fighter Squadron out of Tyndall Air Force Base swapped the ‘hot seat’ to increase sorties at Eglin AFB, Florida, July 2, 2019. ‘Hot seats’, where a pilot gives control of the jet to another pilot, and ‘hot pits’, Pantograph Fueling Stations, gave the pilots more training time in the air. 
  • Nov. 19, 2018: A letter from Col. Brian S. Laidlaw, Commander 325th Fighter Wing

    Team Tyndall, The base recovery efforts are coming along well. Our team is hard at work cleaning up the base, protecting buildings, and making the area safe. In the past few weeks, we have allowed on base residents and those storing personal property on base access to their homes and storage areas to facilitate insurance claims and property removal.
  • 325 Munitions Flight : Moving ordnance and the mission forward

    In the four weeks since Hurricane Michael swept through the gulf coast and Tyndall Air Force Base, the 325th Maintenance Squadron Munitions Flight, with the help of munitions Airmen from across the Air Force, have assessed their munitions facility for damage and are now moving their mission forward. The Airmen have been busy since their return. Their initial priority was damage assessment and accountability of all the ordnance on Tyndall. The damage to the facility included four collapsed buildings. Once the initial damage assessment was complete they began moving munitions out of the deteriorated facilities with the help of Explosive Ordnance Disposal Airmen.
  • One month after Michael

    A month ago, Hurricane Michael upgraded from a category two to a category four hurricane overnight. In an effort to keep the base’s most important assets safe, its people, Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander released an evacuation order. With exception of the ride-out team, comprised of nearly 100 Tyndall members, everyone left. Among the mix of those remaining were first responders, base leadership and command post personnel. The initial assessment of the aftermath was bleak, but in the weeks since, the outlook has taken a turn for the better. The base has built back up to more than 2,000 personnel with nearly half on the ground originally from Tyndall.
  • Army, Navy provide Tyndall much-needed support

    While Hurricane Michael created catastrophic devastation to most of Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, the relief efforts were an instant reminder of the symbiotic relationship between military branches. In the days following the storm, the Air Force came in droves to provide support with the Navy and Army not far behind. Engineers from the Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Gulfport, Mississippi, and the 46th Engineer Battalion, Ft. Polk, Louisiana, hit the ground running. They traveled in convoys bringing with them construction vehicles and equipment. Unable to bring everything they would need, they also planned to have contracted vehicles meet them at Tyndall.
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