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  • Tyndall rebuild team awards contract for ‘Installation of the Future’ headquarters

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the fourth rebuild Military Construction project contract to build Tyndall Air Force Base’s new 325th Fighter Wing Headquarters facility.
  • Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over; avoiding DUIs saves lives

    According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, every day roughly 28 people die in accidents involving drivers who were under the influence or while intoxicated. That statistic equates to about one loss of life every 52 minutes.
  • AFRCC controllers perform a life or death mission

    “These things we do, so others may live,” reads a statement displayed on the door of the First Air Force’s Air Force Rescue Coordination Center operations floor at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. It’s a statement to reaffirm the commitment of the Airmen assigned to the AFRCC to saving lives. The AFRCC is operated 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. As the United States’ inland search and rescue coordinator, it serves as the single agency responsible for coordinating on-land SAR activities in the 48 contiguous United States, Mexico and Canada. The AFRCC has direct access to the Federal Aviation Administration’s alerting system and the U.S. Mission Control Center.
  • Outdoor Rec sustains Airmen morale, readiness

    The 325th Force Support Squadron outdoor recreation office is open and offering plenty of activities for Airmen and their families despite the current COVID-19 Health Protection Condition level. Recent changes have been instituted to help protect the health and safety of Team Tyndall, however, ODR offers a wide range of fun activities and equipment available for rent often at prices lower than equipment found off base.
  • Tyndall Airmen first to respond to local house fire

    Three Airmen assigned to Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, were the first to notice and respond to a house fire in Panama City, Florida, Aug. 11.
  • AFIMSC expands eLearning platform to Total Force

    The Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center Directorate of Personnel team relaunched the RedVector eLearning platform recently, making it accessible to more Airmen and Guardians to provide broader support for job-mandated training requirements, professional credentialing and licensing.
  • Integrated Defense keeps Tyndall secure

    August may be recognized as Antiterrorism Awareness Month, but the military is aware all the time. The installation commander has the ultimate authority and responsibility when it comes to antiterrorism and force protection. The 325th Security Forces Squadron, tasked in leading initiatives and directives to meet the commander’s intent, develops the Installation Integrated Defense Plan and the Wing Antiterrorism Plan.
  • Integrated defense; Florida Highway Patrol and the 325th Security Forces Squadron

    Tyndall Air Force Base occupies approximately 29,000 acres between the DuPont Bridge and Mexico Beach, Florida. Eighteen miles of public highway divides the base thus concurrent jurisdiction is shared with state law enforcement agencies. Florida Highway Patrol and Bay County Sheriff’s office are only two of the many agencies partnering with Tyndall to ensure the safety and wellbeing of those on the installation and those traveling along U.S. Highway 98.
  • Health Protection CHARLIE, Fitness Center; what you need to know

    Concerns caused by an increase in COVID-19 cases on base and in the local area led Tyndall Air Force Base officials to implement Health Protection Condition CHARLIE on Aug. 3, to help mitigate exposure while also continuing Team Tyndall’s mission. The Tyndall Fitness Center activated a few changes to accommodate the move to CHARLIE while still being able to allow members access to the gym.
  • Saving a life, as simple as a swab

    Tyndall Air Force Base and other local bases are slated to host the “DoD Marrow Donor Registration Event for Noah” on base from Aug. 9-13, 2021. The contactless registration will be available at most squadrons and the Base Exchange.
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