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  • Here comes the bang

    The 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group hosts a Weapons System Evaluation Program almost monthly at Tyndall Air Force Base. The 325th Munitions Squadron prepares all the munitions for each of these exercises, which usually involve one or two units. WSEP-East 22.08, held May 9-20, 2022, pushed the unit to

  • Tyndall honors National Police Week

    National Police Week was hosted by the 325th Security Forces Squadron at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, May 9-13, 2022, to honor and remember law enforcement officers who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty as well as support those currently serving.

  • Team Tyndall ramps up for aircraft exercises

    Checkered Flag is a large-force aerial exercise held at Tyndall which fosters readiness and interoperability through the incorporation of 4th- and 5th-generation aircraft during air-to-air combat training. The 22-2 iteration of the exercise was held May 9-20, 2022.The 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group’s

  • Record contract awarded for F-35 facilities at Tyndall AFB

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $532 million construction contract May 10 to Hensel Phelps to deliver 11 projects that directly support flightline operations for the F-35A Lightning II aircraft slated to arrive at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, in

  • Forecasting for the fight

    The 325th OSS weather forecasters worked alongside Air National Guard personnel during Sentry Savannah 22-1, held May 2-13, 2022, at the Air Dominance Center in Savannah, Georgia. The article covers their responsibilities and experiences during the event.

  • Munitions Squadron readies live missiles for WSEP 22.08

    A U.S. Air Force AIM-9X Sidewinder missile rests on a trailer at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, May 5, 2022. The 325th Munitions Squadron prepared the missiles for the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group’s Weapons System Evaluation Program-East 22.08. WSEPs are formal, two-week evaluation exercises

  • Tyndall moves full speed ahead for Checkered Flag exercise

    The airspace and roadways surrounding Tyndall Air Force Base are busy as the installation moves full speed ahead into Checkered Flag 22-2, May 9-20, 2022. Checkered Flag is one of the Department of Defense’s largest air-to-air exercises, designed to test and improve air combat capabilities and

  • The first RED HORSE training squadron is up and ready to run

    The 823d Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers, Detachment 1, inactivated and the 801st RED HORSE Training Squadron was activated during a ceremony at Tyndall Air Force Base, April 26.This is the Air Force’s first RED HORSE training squadron and their mission is

  • Maintaining stealth capabilities

    LO, commonly known as stealth, is one of many capabilities that allows the aircraft to achieve air dominance in contested airspace while remaining undetected, ensuring the U.S. Air Force remains lethal to adversaries in the 21st century while retaining the wellbeing of pilots.

  • 81st ACS all female mission

    The 81st Air Control Squadron, also known as WETSTONE, is the only active duty Air Force squadron authorized to perform Battle Management Command and Control during live-fire air-to-air weapons evaluations as part of the Air Force’s Weapons System Evaluation Program. During WSEP East 22.06, the 81st