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Default Air Force Logo Safety during the holidays
The winter holiday season is here! Everyone is getting ready for holiday parties, family visits and travel. These events can be very fulfilling and fun, but each come with a set of unique risks that can be avoided with proper planning. Holiday parties can be a big hit but also come with many risks.- Alcohol and driving don't mix, so have a plan for
0 12/09
2014
(U.S. Air Force Courtesy Photo) Happy birthday, Tyndall!
Tyndall Field first opened its doors on Dec. 7 1941, the same day that the Japanese heavily damaged the American Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor.Many don't realize that merely a year before, in December 1940, the idea of locating a Flexible Gunnery School near Panama City in the panhandle of Florida had barely been conceived.What the war department
0 12/09
2014
Default Air Force Logo A word from your Staff Judge Advocate
Hello Tyndall! My name is Lt. Col. Michael Blackburn, and I have taken over as the Staff Judge Advocate for the 325th Fighter Wing Legal Office.Commanders and supervisors are at the front line of ensuring discipline in their units. They rely on a properly functioning military justice system in their quest for good order and discipline. The three
0 11/19
2014
Default Air Force Logo Avoid the Fatal Five
I have been stationed at Tyndall for almost two months. During September, in a span of two weeks, I received two speeding tickets. At first I had plenty of excuses, but the fact is, I was speeding. Not only was it dangerous, it was also selfish, and I know that I put the safety of others in jeopardy.I joined the Air Force in February of this year,
0 11/12
2014
Turkey Fryer Safety (Image by Airman 1st Class Dustin Mullen) Safety tips for fried turkey
Fried turkey is great, but every year deep-fryer fires are responsible for five deaths, 60 injuries, the destruction of 900 homes and more than $15 million in property damage, according to the National Fire Protection Association.Some dangers associated with deep frying a turkey are:· Frying units can easily tip over, spilling hot cooking oil over
0 11/05
2014
Tyndall’s American Legion softball team get together for a group photo during the Freedom Sports Military World Softball Championship. The team won the championship that was hosted in Valdosta, Ga., from Oct. 3 to 5. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo) Tyndall Airmen bring home softball championship!
American Legion, the Tyndall Air Force Base Varsity Men's Softball Team, won the inaugural Freedom Sports Military World Softball Championship. The tournament was hosted at Freedom Park in Valdosta, Ga., and spanned from Oct. 3 to 5. This tournament was designed to give single military installations a platform to compete, where the winner brings
0 11/05
2014
325th Civil Engineer Squadron Energy Action Month
Although the Air Force's energy needs are currently met, the global demand for finite energy resources continues to increase.The Air Force Energy Vision is to sustain an assured energy advantage in air, space, and cyberspace. By making the best use of energy and water resources, the Air Force achieves an edge to help ensure operational
0 10/29
2014
Default Air Force Logo Senior NCO Induction Ceremony: Leadership through Service
It's interesting that a military branch, such as the Air Force, is called a service.  It cannot be coincidental then that military members are called to service or to serve.  Our profession is full of service.  From the day we enter basic training, we begin to place service before self, and we continue to become more and more committed to this
0 8/12
2014
The 325th Logistics Readiness Squadron takes a group photo June 6. Top row from left to right: Tech. Sgt. Travis Moss, Senior Master Sgt. Frank Graziano, Staff Sgt. Michael Sprinsteen. Bottom row from left to right: Airman 1st Class Anton Nasedkin, Airman 1st Class Beatrice Atkinson, Airman 1st Class Megan Frei, Airman 1st Class Asia Bell. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Sergio A. Gamboa) Faith, love, trust and dedication
I live by four words when it comes to the way I do work:  faith, love, trust and dedication. You have to stay true to your faith.  You need to have faith in your god, country and family.  The big guy upstairs has blessed me with abilities and I share them with everyone I meet. You have to have faith in yourself, because you are an asset to the
0 6/16
2014
Clark Gable Meet Hollywood actor, aerial gunner
December 7, 1941-- a date which will live in infamy, is also the date the first 2,000 troops arrived at what was then Tyndall Field. Thousands of Airmen have passed through Tyndall's gates since that time to learn the art of aerial warfare. One of Tyndall's most famous trainees was Hollywood actor, Clark Gable, best known for his portrayal of Rhett
0 6/06
2014
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