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  • Tyndall Summit provides key leaders with "Eagle Vision" for upcoming disaster response

    Key leaders united for a three-day summit here Tuesday to showcase satellite imagery that brings life-saving images to civilian and military first responders. Commander of First Air Force, Air Force Northern Command, Maj. Gen. Hank Morrow and Continental U.S. Northern Region Deputy Commander Brig. Gen. Andre Viens brought active duty, Air National
  • AF, Army firefighters contain 2-alarm blaze

    Air Force and Army firefighters worked full force in the searing sun July 22 to contain a fire that engulfed six closely situated structures here. A call to the Joint Base Balad Fire Department at 12:30 p.m. set into motion a finely tuned emergency-management response of firefighters and civilian volunteers. No one was seriously injured in the
  • Airman receives Bronze Star Medal

    A Tyndall Airman was awarded the Bronze Star Medal in a ceremony here July 11. Master Sgt. Michael Fowler, 325th Civil Engineer Squadron fire protection specialist, received the medal for meritorious achievement during his time in Afghanistan, May 11 to Nov. 2, 2007. "I am humbled and honored to receive this award," said Sergeant Fowler. "The only
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  • Tyndall assists in preserving threatened species

    At 4:30 a.m. each day while many people are just waking up, Natural Resources personnel and volunteers are scouring 17 miles of Tyndall Air Force Base beaches on four-wheelers in search of turtle nests. Johnny Jennings, 325th Civil Engineer Squadron Natural Resources wildlife technician, and Courtney Roberson, 325th CES summer hire, are among the
  • Airman's packaging idea cuts hazmat response time by 75 percent

    One Airman's initiative has cut hazardous material teams' response times from hours to minutes, and his supervisors want civil engineer units throughout the Air Force to adopt the idea. Senior Airman Michael Blair, an emergency management equipment technician with the 332nd Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron's Emergency Management Flight, packed
  • New AETC commander offers views on leadership, future of command

    The day before he pinned on his fourth star and took command of the Air Force's First Command, Gen. Stephen R. Lorenz sat down to talk leadership, AETC's role in the Global War on Terror, and what the command's Airmen can expect from their new boss. The general, who replaced Gen. William R. Looney III as commander of Air Education and Training
  • 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