Tyndall News

Florida Sen. Rick Scott poses for a group photo outside the 325th Fighter Wing headquarters building with U.S. Air Force Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th FW commander, and other local military leaders at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 15, 2019. Scott visited to have an open discussion with base commanders and other military representatives regarding the future of Tyndall. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Cheyenne Larkin)
A BQM-164 unmanned drone prepares for launch in support of exercise Checkered Flag 20-1 at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 13, 2019. Checkered Flag is a large-scale exercise involving multiple military partners and installations, designed to focus on training and evaluating fourth and fifth-generation fighter aircraft, pilots and maintainers. In conduction with the exercise, air-to-air and air-to-ground combat operations are tested and recorded to provide data on best practices and ensuring future mission successes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)
Col. Brian Laidlaw, 325th Fighter Wing commander, delivers a speech at the annual Veterans Day parade celebration and wreath laying ceremony on Nov. 11, 2019, at Panama City, Florida. The annual event celebrated those who served in the past and to honor the sacrifices made by the service member, as well as their families, both at home and abroad. Laidlaw thanked many local community members who served in prior conflicts and also thanked Bay County for supporting their veterans. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)
The aircrew assigned to an F-22 Raptor perform maintenance checks Nov. 6, 2019, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. The pilot, airframe, and maintenance team supported Checkered Flag 20-1, which is a large-scale aerial exercise designed to integrate fourth and fifth-generation airframes to enhance mobility, deployment, and employment capabilities of aviators and maintainers. The exercise involved airpower assets, more than 50 aircraft, and support personnel from multiple installations. Aircraft and pilots participated in a Weapons System Evaluation Program and are evaluated on air-to-air and air-to-ground operations, providing a unique training environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)
The 53rd Test Support Squadron special devices flight participated in an immersion tour for members assigned to the 325th Fighter Wing on Nov. 8, 2019, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. Airmen visited multiple units of the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group during the tour, including the metal fabrication shop. The airmen watched as a part was welded by TDY personnel for an aircraft participating in the Weapons System Evaluation Program and Checkered Flag 20-1 exercise on Tyndall's flight line demonstrating the unit's joint partnership with Tyndall, ensuring Airmen are trained and equipment is tested, to support the warfighter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)
Ron DeSantis, Governor of Florida, speaks during a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 6, 2019, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. A groundbreaking ceremony for the U.S. 98/Tyndall Air Force Base Flyover was held at Tyndall’s Flag Park. The flyover will improve mobility by separating through traffic on U.S. 98 from drivers entering and exiting Tyndall. The project represents a continued partnership with the State of Florida in supporting the rebuild process of Tyndall. This was a collaborative effort of the Florida Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration, and Tyndall’s 325th Fighter Wing. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Magen M. Reeves)

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