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  • 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.
  • Prime BEEF aids in hurricane rebuild

    Airmen from all over the country have joined Team Tyndall on the road to recovery. For some, the call of duty comes from right next door. Airmen from the 23d Civil Engineering Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, narrowly escaped the wrath of Hurricane Michael themselves and were some of the first to come to Tyndall’s aid. The Prime BEEF Airmen arrived at a battered Tyndall on October 16, 2018, and immediately set to work to build tents, restrooms, showers, and shaving facilities for Airmen who had previously been bedding down in unoccupied offices, fitness centers, and hallways.
  • AFIMSC helps Tyndall get back in the fight

    As Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, recovers from the full-force punch leveled by Hurricane Michael Oct. 10, members and teams from across the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center are helping the base get back in the fight. AFIMSC Vice Commander Col. Pat Miller leads Task Force Phenix to assess the long-term usability of facilities at the installation. Col. Seth Frank, chief of the AFIMSC Force Protection Division, commands Task Force HARP (Housing, Assignment, Relocation and Posture), which is helping Tyndall Airmen and families with housing, family living issues and relocation. Other members of AFIMSC are serving on the task forces to deliver installation and mission support requirements, and others are providing reach-back help from the center’s headquarters in San Antonio and other AFIMSC locations across the globe.
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