Air Battle Manager Class 17010 Graduates

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla --

Nine Team Tyndall Airmen graduated from the Undergraduate Air Battle Manager training program in a ceremony July 7 at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.

Air Battle Managers' primary responsibilities include providing command and control in the battlespace and ensuring combat aircraft find, identify and destroy their targets. They do this by providing the pilots with a tactical picture, which increases combat capability and situational awareness. Air Battle Managers also provide early warning for inbound enemy aircraft and direct friendly assets to intercept them.

The 337th Air Control Squadron trains all of America’s Air Battle Managers and is a tenant unit assigned to the 33rd Operations Group, 33rd Fighter Wing, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. The squadron's primary responsibility includes training all U.S. Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve officers in command and control mission execution as Air Battle Managers in a variety of weapons systems in support of air expeditionary forces worldwide.

The graduates are:

2nd Lt. Christopher Ambrose

2nd Lt. Rebeka Denigan         

2nd Lt. Katie Engel

2nd Lt. Natalie King

2nd Lt. Beth Klingele                                       

2nd Lt. Gabriel Malasig                   

2nd Lt. Andrew Millette

2nd Lt. Scott Seidenberger

2nd Lt. Kevin Weatherby