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  • Ballet Folklorico: an Airman’s culture expressed through dance

    The colorful fabric drapes over her skin. Bountiful lace and ribbon ordains the dress, a timeless style reminiscent of her roots. It sways effortlessly with a simple movement of her wrist. To enhance the traditional design, she applies bold makeup to couple the dress’ vibrancy. As she retrieves a

  • Gunfighter Airman to compete in 2019 World Military Games

    The saying goes ‘when you aren’t training, someone else is’. So when it comes to being the best at anything, it requires consistent dedication and sacrifice to maintain a competitive advantage. That hard work is starting to pay off for one Gunfighter.The 15 best swimmers in the Department of Defense

  • Team Tyndall: celebrating our past, serving the future

    Tyndall Checkertails will have the opportunity to celebrate the U.S. Air Force’s 72nd birthday during the Air Force Ball.The Air Force Ball is a longstanding tradition within the service that is celebrated at bases around the world annually.

  • Just be there

    Ask. Care. Escort. These are the instructions military members are given when they suspect someone has suicidal ideations. The military stresses the importance of the wingman concept and being there for each other.I did not realize how pertinent those concepts would be in my life when I initially

  • Commissioning in the Air Force

    There is more than one route to become an officer in the Air Force; Officer Training School (OTS), attending the Air Force Academy, or joining the Reserve Officers' Training Corps.OTS accepts those who’ve completed their degree while enlisted or those who have already completed their degree as a

  • Keeping Cool Over Salt Lake

    The day started like any other Thursday fly day. We briefed, put on our flight gear and stepped to the jets. Startup, taxi, takeoff and departure to the airspace all went as planned. Capt. Jonathan Lowell recounts his story and lessons learned after experiencing an integrated power package failure