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  • Summer Health Tip: Mitigating mosquito misery

    Humidity, low-lying bayou and wetland areas and seasonal rainfall are all conditions native to Bay County, Tyndall Air Force Base and surrounding communities. While residents here adapt to the moist conditions over time, many never find solace with the mosquito population, which thrives during seasons of increased rainfall and high humidity. "While
  • Mannequin helps train Airmen

    The 325th Medical Group here received the Human Patient Simulator and the Trauma Disaster Casualty Kit from Medical Education Technologies, Inc. in May 2007, and since then, it has taken the learning process to the next level for medical personnel on Tyndall. "The new training mannequin helps ensure our Airmen train as we fight," said Staff Sgt.
  • Tyndall softball comes to an end

    What started almost two and a half months ago and began with 20 teams from squadrons all over Tyndall, softball recently entered play-off mode and ended with a championship team. Softball may seem like a boring or easy sport to some because of the slow pitch style, but when you add the fact that a hitter comes to the plate trying to hit the ball as
  • School-age program openings available

    The Youth Center here currently has openings available for the School Age Program. The program offers before and after school care for children enrolled in kindergarten through sixth grade and payments are based on a total family income. The program is accredited through the National After-School Association and encompasses activities such as: arts
  • Base youth discuss school uniform policy

    The 2007-2008 school year is steadily approaching and some parents have already begun to enroll their children. With this years supply list in hand, parents head to stores for the traditional sprint down school-supply shopping lanes. As the shopping cart fill with goodies and the children's excitement grow, parents are encouraged to remember one
  • Tyndall to receive new fitness center

    Members from the 325th Civil Engineer Squadron and the 325th Services Squadron met July 24 for a meeting to discuss the design for a new fitness center here. "The project will be in design phase for the next eight to nine months," said Chaman Khanna, 325th CES architect. "The architect-engineer will revise and finalize the design and construction
  • Luke Airmen deploy to play 'red air' against Raptors

    Once again six F-16 Fighting Falcons and approximately 77 Airmen deployed here July 22 from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., for two weeks to play "red air" against the F-22 Raptor all in the name of training and seeing the Air Force's most modern aircraft show off its stuff. "Luke F-16s are here to provide dissimilar air combat training for the 43rd
  • Services to renovate Pizza Pub

    The Pizza Pub, located in the Community Activities Center here, is scheduled to close Aug. 11 for renovations. This project will last approximately three weeks and the Pizza Pub plans to re-open on Sept. 4. "The Pizza Pub will undergo a complete renovation," said Sylvia Bowles, 325th Services Squadron Tyndall's Officers' Club manager. "We will be
  • HAWC helping Airmen to go healthy

    For all of the Airman looking to shed those few extra pounds, quit smoking, lower that cholesterol or just live healthier, help is here. The Air Force Health and Wellness Center here and Air Force wide offer free classes to teach Airmen how to lead healthier lifestyles. The classes, not a commonly known resource for Airmen, are available to all
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