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  • Airman earns "Big Brother" of the Year

    Tyndall Air Force Base Airman was recently named the Ronald Joseph Mobayed Military "Big Brother" of the Year by Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northwest Florida. Senior Airman Robert Atteberry, 325th Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection specialist, was recognized with the award for his commitment to the program and his "little brother." BBBS is a
  • Acting SECAF Donley shares his perspective with Airmen

    The U.S. Air Force Core Values of Integrity First, Service Before Self and Excellence in All We Do will remain in place, said Acting Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley during his first visit to an Air Force base since being named to the position. In a candid town-hall style meeting with members of Air Force Space Command, Mr. Donley
  • Officers may apply for Test Pilot School

    The next annual Air Force Test Pilot School Selection Board will convene Oct. 27 through 30 at the Air Force Personnel Center here, and officers interested in applying should submit their applications to AFPC by Sept. 15. The school trains pilots, navigators and engineers to develop, test and evaluate the newest aircraft and weapons systems. The
  • Financial services begins transformation

    The comptroller career field is undergoing drastic changes that will affect the entire base populace. Beginning in August, many customer service transactions will occur at the new Air Force Financial Services Center. The AFFSC, located at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., will migrate back-shop operations of most base-level financial services
  • Longest-held enlisted POW visits Tyndall

    Retired Capt. Bill Robinson, who is the longest-held enlisted prisoner of war in American history, visited the Airey NCO Academy here to speak to the academy's and Airman Leadership School students. During his speech, Mr. Robinson focused on his Air Force career, which began in 1961. On Sept. 20, 1965, then Airman 1st Class Robinson was serving as
  • General Looney to retire; leaves AETC “A command of choice”

    As the commander of Air Education and Training Command, Gen. William R. Looney III sought to make AETC "A command of choice" for Airmen while concentrating on providing combat-focused training to everyone who comes to or through the command. As he prepared to retire after more than 36 years of service, the general reflected on a number of
  • Team Tyndall is 'Excellent'

    The 325th Fighter Wing received an overall "excellent" rating for the Operation Readiness Inspection June 15-24. The biennial comprehensive evaluation tests the wing's ability to succeed in its mission and in crisis response, both locally and globally. "You did it!" said Col. Darryl Roberson, 325th Fighter Wing commander to a crowd of Airmen
  • Air War College to launch revised distance learning program

    The Air War College will make significant changes to its distance learning program this summer and discontinue the previous 16th edition. The revised distance learning program that closely parallels the resident course will soon be available to senior military officers and equivalent civilian personnel. The new edition will better prepare the
  • LRD saves money upgrading paint booth

    The 325th Logistics Readiness Division personnel recently upgraded the vehicle-painting booth here to support the painting of large vehicles, such as aircraft refueling and fire trucks for corrosion control. The upgrade, completed in May will cut vehicle down time and is projected to save the Air Force as much as $40,000 a year, by providing the
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