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Wing leadership completed their 2013 Combined Federal Campaign donation forms for the start of Tyndall’s campaign season. Tyndall’s season will run through Nov. 22.  (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Reel) Every Dollar Helps
Tyndall has an outstanding record of charitable donations through the Combined Federal Campaign, and this year is no different with the goal being met at 100 percent contact at $121,646.04.The CFC is a one-stop shop for federal employees to donate to properly-vetted charities during a dedicated six-week window. It is comprised of 165 local
0 12/18
2013
Default Air Force Logo Holiday Safety
The holiday season is upon us. It is imperative we keep safety at the forefront of our thoughts as we involve ourselves in all the holiday preparations and activities.If you're traveling, always let others know your departure and arrival times. Nowadays most people have cell phones, so ensure you don't leave it behind. Also be aware of the gifts
0 12/12
2013
Tom “Fuzzy” Hall, professional BMX rider, performs a “Tail Whip” in front of a T-38 Talon, as his brother-in-law, Lt. Col. Joe Granducci, 325th Training Support Squadron assistant director of operations, looks on. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dustin Mullen) The American dream: Something to be thankful for
My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. It's a no nonsense, straightforward holiday set aside for family and considering the things we are most grateful for. This Thanksgiving I was reminded of what I have to be thankful for in a great way. My sister and her husband visited us from Utah, and we spent a wonderful week together. The little cousins got
0 12/02
2013
A motorcycle rider stands proudly honoring veterans during a Veteran’s Day ceremony at the Panama City Rescue Mission Nov. 11. The event provided free meals to homeless veterans. Volun-told to volunteer: A different point of view
When it comes to volunteering, many Airmen jump at the opportunity. Some do it because it makes an impactful bullet statement. Others do it because they feel led to do something greater, but no matter what makes an Airman volunteer, they occasionally take part in an event that changes their heart. This Veteran's Day, that Airman was me.I must
0 11/25
2013
Default Air Force Logo 11:11:11--A fitting reminder
Ninety five years ago, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the guns fell silent on the Western Front. The "war to end all wars" finally drew to a close, leaving in its wake more than 5 million military dead. The terrible tragedy of that war, today known as World War I, seems very remote to us nearly 100 years later, and yet it
0 11/14
2013
Default Air Force Logo The leader within us
So here you are in your new deployed area, sitting in a leadership position with Airmen working for you with very little infrastructure to work with. You have to find a way to motivate your Airmen into a highly-effective team, which can take on any task at a moment's notice. Where do you begin?The role of a deployed leader is much like the role
0 11/14
2013
Turkey Fryer Safety (Image by Airman 1st Class Dustin Mullen) To fry or not to fry: Thanksgiving safety
Big food and big games--this year will be just as full of them as previous years. Unfortunately, Thanksgiving could spell big trouble for some that use turkey fryers to cook their turkey. Turkey fryers use a substantial quantity of cooking oil at high temperatures; units currently available for home use pose a significant danger that hot oil could
0 11/12
2013
Default Air Force Logo Balfour Beatty Communities partners with TerraCycle
Balfour Beatty Communities partnered with TerraCycle, a program that brings communities together to help build a sustainable future through: upcycling, recycling and donation efforts. Tyndall provides recycling for 1 and 2 plastics, newspaper, cardboard, aluminum, etc. Consumers can help eliminate overflowing landfills by collecting normally
0 9/16
2013
Default Air Force Logo Home Fire Safety
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission the U.S. has one of the highest fire death and injury rates in the world. Fire, in the form of flames and smoke, is the second leading cause of accidental death in the home. More than 4,000 people die each year in home fires. Every year, there are more than 500,000 residential fires serious enough
0 8/27
2013
Default Air Force Logo Dental Anxiety?
Does the thought of going to the dentist make you quiver? Well, you're not alone. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention nearly half of all adults in America skipped going to the dentist in 2009; 15 percent of these Americans admitted their absence was due to fear. That's approximately 30 to 40 million people avoiding
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2013
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