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Default Air Force Logo Conserving water: You can help
Everyone in Bay County, whether on-base or off, can help out the whole community by conserving water. Monthly review and comparison of water consumption to previous years shows the county has increased it monthly consumption in 2006. Water conservation needs to be done on a constant basis. Water may be a renewable resource to a certain extent, but
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Airman sentenced for drug use
An Airman was convicted of two specifications of wrongful use of marijuana in a special court-martial held here June 22. Airman Eric Williams, assigned to 325th AMXS, was charged with two specification of wrongful use of marijuana, in violation of Article 112a of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, after he tested positive on drug tests in
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2006
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. --  Precision is key as Senior Airman Jason Barber, load crew member, and Staff Sgt. Michael Sirmons, support technician, install the fins on an AIM-7 missile before loading it onto an F-15 Eagle. Both Airmen are with the 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron here. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Edward Gyokeres) F-15 fires live AIM-7 from base inventory
Four AIM-7 Sparrow missiles from the Tyndall AFB inventory were fired July 19 by an F-15 pilot as part of the Weapons Systems Evaluation Program here. The missile, known as "The Great White Hope," became operational in 1953 and has since been credited with more than 70 kills in air-to-air combat. The radar-guided missile was advanced for its time,
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Gen. Moseley: New bomber on horizon for 2018
 A new bomber scheduled for operation as early as 2018 will enhance America's long-range strike capabilities, according to Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley in a recent Armed Services Committee speech. In a step to develop future long-range strike capabilities, Air Combat Command is conducting a study that is looking at aircraft
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2006
Default Air Force Logo 2007 Force Shaping
Air Force officials recently announced new force-shaping initiatives to be used to meet the required 2007 fiscal year end strength numbers. The new initiatives are designed to bring the Officer numbers down as the enlisted end-strength numbers are on target for 2007. Officials said more than 8,000 officers must separate either through normal
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Circled insignia implementation dates announced
Following the Air Force chief of staff's vision of "lasting heritage - limitless horizons," the Air Force uniform board made minor changes to the enlisted uniform. These changes include returning to the U.S. insignia with circle for the service dress uniform and the deletion of the optional shoulder board rank for the blue uniform, making the
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Security Forces steps up traffic enforcement
You're speeding through housing and you pass an unmarked government vehicle with a person using a speed measuring device. At first, there are no lights, no siren, but you pull around the corner and Security Forces is waiting for you with a traffic citation in hand. This scenario has been a reality for some Tyndall drivers. Due to an increasing
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2006
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. --  First Lts. Andrew Popoola, Renee Powell and Darin Romain, Air Battle Manager students at the 325th Air Control Squadron, practice sending free-text messages to F-22 Raptor pilots. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Jon Quinlan) Tyndall spearheads F-22, ABM integration
The 325th Air Control Squadron and 43rd Fighter Squadron here are making significant advances integrating F-22 Raptor fighter tactics with command and control operations, enhancing the capabilities of both. One of the new advances is the ability to send text messages from command and control platforms to the Raptor using high-speed digital data
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Airmen try uniform board on for size in person
Letters to a newspaper's editor recently merited 10 Airmen personal invitations to the Pentagon to discuss uniform changes with the top Airman himself. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley saw the letters in the Air Force Times and decided to personally address the Airmen's concerns with a face-to-face meeting along with Chief Master
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2006
Default Air Force Logo Filing travel vouchers goes virtual on base
Tyndall Airmen will soon file all travel vouchers online through the Defense Travel System. The Department of Defense currently allows contingency deployment orders, formal training orders, permissive temporary duty and invitational travel orders to be filed through the finance office. These orders will soon be filed electronically through DTS. The
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2006
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