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Tyndall provides safe haven to Shaw assets

An Airman from the 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., conducts a post-flight inspection on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018. Shaw’s 77th and 79th Fighter Squadron sent a number of its assets to Tyndall to escape the path of Hurricane Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Isaiah J. Soliz)

An Airman from the 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., conducts a post-flight inspection on an F-16 Fighting Falcon at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018. Shaw’s 77th and 79th Fighter Squadron sent a number of its assets to Tyndall to escape the path of Hurricane Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Isaiah J. Soliz)

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., lands at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018. Shaw sent a number of its assets to Tyndall to escape the path of Hurricane Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Isaiah J. Soliz)

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon from the 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., lands at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018. Shaw sent a number of its assets to Tyndall to escape the path of Hurricane Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Isaiah J. Soliz)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot from the 20th Fighter Wing at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., prepares to disembark the aircraft after landing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018. Shaw evacuated assets to Tyndall from both the 77th and 79th Fighter Squadrons to escape the path of Hurricane Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Isaiah J. Soliz)

An F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot from the 20th Fighter Wing at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., prepares to disembark the aircraft after landing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018. Shaw evacuated assets to Tyndall from both the 77th and 79th Fighter Squadrons to escape the path of Hurricane Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Isaiah J. Soliz)

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., taxi upon landing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018. The wing sent its aircraft to Tyndall to escape the potentially destructive path of Hurricane Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Isaiah J. Soliz)

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., taxi upon landing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018. The wing sent its aircraft to Tyndall to escape the potentially destructive path of Hurricane Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Isaiah J. Soliz)

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., taxi on the flightline at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018. Shaw sent aircraft from both the 77th and the 79th Fighter Squadrons to Tyndall to escape the path of Hurricane Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Isaiah J. Soliz)

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., taxi on the flightline at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018. Shaw sent aircraft from both the 77th and the 79th Fighter Squadrons to Tyndall to escape the path of Hurricane Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Isaiah J. Soliz)

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., fly in formation over the flightline at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018. Shaw sent aircraft from both the 77th and the 79th Fighter Squadrons to Tyndall to escape the path of Hurricane Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Isaiah J. Soliz)

U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 20th Fighter Wing, Shaw Air Force Base, S.C., fly in formation over the flightline at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018. Shaw sent aircraft from both the 77th and the 79th Fighter Squadrons to Tyndall to escape the path of Hurricane Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Isaiah J. Soliz)

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot from the 20th Fighter Wing, S.C., prepares to disembark the aircraft after landing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018. Shaw sent its 77th and 79th Fighter Squadron aircraft to Tyndall to escape the path of Hurricane Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Isaiah J. Soliz)

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon pilot from the 20th Fighter Wing, S.C., prepares to disembark the aircraft after landing at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Sept. 12, 2018. Shaw sent its 77th and 79th Fighter Squadron aircraft to Tyndall to escape the path of Hurricane Florence. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Isaiah J. Soliz)

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. --

Between the hours of 9:15 a.m. and 12 p.m., Sept. 12, 2018, U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 20th Fighter Wing at Shaw Air Force base, S.C., landed at Tyndall Air Force Base to escape the path of Hurricane Florence. Shaw evacuated aircraft from both the 77th and the 79th Fighter Squadron and will remain throughout the duration of the storm and will return after the damage assessment is completed.