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  • Air Force Memorial completed

    The Air Force Memorial's stainless steel spires were finished Sept. 21. Reaching a height of 270 feet and located on a promontory overlooking Arlington Cemetery, the memorial will transform the greater Washington, D.C., skyline and provide visitors with a commanding view of the nation's Capitol, according to retired Maj. Gen. Edward F. Grillo Jr.,
  • Readiness Airmen receive occupational badge

    When six Airmen received the new Civil Engineer Readiness occupational badge during a ceremony here Oct. 2, a lasting impression was made on the careers of those involved in the ceremony and present in the chemical warfare classroom during the event. "This badge will ensure they are recognized as experts in a chemical, biological, radiological and
  • PT uniform now mandatory

    The wear of the Air Force physical training uniform for unit fitness activities is now mandatory. All Airmen will be required to have one running suit, two T-shirts and two pair of shorts.The Air Force created the PTU to support unit cohesion and present a professional, standardized image.Also beginning in October, enlisted Airmen will receive an
  • Tax credits 'pay' those most energy efficient

    Energy conservation is no longer simply the token issue of grass-roots environmental policy debate and lobbying efforts. Since the signing of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, every taxpayer is affected by energy conservation legislation and tax laws, which offer considerable incentives to those who realize the need to become more
  • Tyndall featured in new AF advertising campaign

    The Air Force unveiled an innovative television and online advertising campaign Sept. 18 aimed at giving teens and Internet users a realistic view of life in the military. Tyndall Airmen were filmed for the Air Force Recruiting's Web site, Click "Raptor" to see Tyndall's air traffic controllers, engine mechanics, pilots,
  • Passports to be required soon

    People traveling to and from the Caribbean, Bermuda, Panama, Mexico and Canada will be required to have a passport or other secure, accepted document to enter or re-enter the United States by Jan. 1, 2008 according to the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004.  "The State Department has not finalized what other documents will be
  • Next generation information network coming to Tyndall

    The 325th Communications Squadron is supporting Team Tyndall with a next generation network upgrade through the Air Force Combat Information Transport System program this month. "This is the first base-wide upgrade of our fiber optic network since the CITS was installed at Tyndall eight years ago," said Chief Master Sgt. Carol Cox, 325th CS plans
  • Airman, community 'voice' remembered

    Tyndall lost a dear Air Force family member Saturday with the passing of Maj. Gen. Larry Fleming, 31 years and one day after he retired from the Air Force.     He was well known for his active voice on the base and in Bay County, where he lived since shortly after he retired. "He was active, no question about it," said retired Maj. Gen. Carl
  • Section commander awarded Airman's Medal

     A Tyndall lieutenant, who risked her life to save others, was awarded the Airman's Medal here Tuesday.    While on her way home from work Nov. 7, 2005, 2nd Lt. Shannon Bancroft, 325th Maintenance Operations Squadron section commander, was the first to take action at the scene of a four-car accident on Highway 231 in Panama City.    "I have done it