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  • AFCEC, USACE partnership essential to delivering Installation of the Future

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. have partnered before, but never on such a herculean effort. Prior to Hurricane Michael’s direct hit to base, on Oct. 10, 2018, USACE assisted AFCEC with two to four new military construction projects per year at the Florida base, ranging from $1.6 to $17.8 million. After 2018, that number multiplied more than 10-fold when AFCEC turned to USACE to help with the challenge of rebuilding the base.
  • AFWERX drives innovation through flightline ops challenge

    Innovators and thought leaders from industry, academia and the federal government gathered at the AFWERX Innovation Hub in Las Vegas, Nevada, late last month to review technologies that will be a part of the Revolutionizing Flightline Operations AFWERX Challenge. This effort is a sequel to last year’s Base of the Future Challenge championed by the Natural Disaster Recovery Program Management Office at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.
  • AFRCC controllers perform a life or death mission

    “These things we do, so others may live,” reads a statement displayed on the door of the First Air Force’s Air Force Rescue Coordination Center operations floor at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. It’s a statement to reaffirm the commitment of the Airmen assigned to the AFRCC to saving lives. The AFRCC is operated 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. As the United States’ inland search and rescue coordinator, it serves as the single agency responsible for coordinating on-land SAR activities in the 48 contiguous United States, Mexico and Canada.
  • Support leads to success for F-22 students in Key West

    More than 250 personnel assigned to the 325th Fighter Wing packed up and went on temporary duty to Naval Air Station Key West, Florida, from July 10 - 24. They travelled in support of the 43d Fighter Squadron’s F-22 Formal Training Unit capstone. Units from Tyndall Air Force Base and Eglin AFB were present to ensure F-22 Raptor student pilots, who flew in 54 sorties for the dissimilar air combat training over the southern Gulf of Mexico, were met with success.
  • Motorcycle safety: promoting a safe riding culture

    As spring rolls into full bloom, Airmen are encouraged to enjoy every outdoor activity that Florida has to offer, including perfect motorcycle riding weather. There are, however, specific safety regulations and precautions Tyndall’s Airmen need to be aware of before hitting the road.
  • Tyndall breaks ground for new childcare center

    The 325th Mission Support Group, AFIMSC's Tyndall Program Management Office and a few special helpers broke ground for a new child development center during a ceremony March 31, 2021, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.
  • 2nd Fighter Training Squadron trains at Tyndall

    The 325th Fighter Wing’s 2nd Fighter Training Squadron, located at Eglin Air Force Base, has temporarily returned to Tyndall AFB to train and ensure mission readiness.
  • Team Tyndall's weather flight: Ready for 2021

    The 325th Operations Support Squadron’s weather flight had their hands full in 2020 with the most active hurricane season on record which produced over 25 named storms and six hurricanes in the Atlantic. Aircraft from units all over the country use Tyndall’s airspace and prime access to the Eastern Gulf of Mexico for exercises like Checkered Flag and the Weapons System Evaluation Program. A majority of the exercises happen to be during the Atlantic hurricane season.
  • Fox Fox! Tyndall F-22s test AIM-9 missiles

    The 43rd Fighter Squadron tested its combat capabilities this week during a live-fire exercise where five F-22 Raptor aircraft launched five AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles out of Eglin Air Force Base, Florida Dec. 15, 2020.
  • 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.
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