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  • Good Dental Habits: It’s never too early to start

    As many parents can attest, raising children is n0t always easy and can be very time consuming. However, with a little extra time and effort up front, the results down the road can be very rewarding. This relationship also applies to your children's dental health. No one said brushing children's teeth was easy, but your efforts early on will almost
  • Heart health month

    February is Heart Health month, so why not treat yourself to some heart-smart diet changes! Take Care of Your Heart:Choose heart-healthy foods like whole grains, fruits, vegetables, low-fat or fat-free dairy, lean protein and heart-healthy fats. Limit your calories by filling up on high-fiber foods like whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Fiber
  • Triumph & Tragedy of the Tyndall Family

    Edward Charles Bruce "E.C.B." Tyndall, born May 1, 1858 in Middlesex County, England came to the United States as a single young man in 1882, seeking exciting opportunities. He soon joined the U. S. Army Calvary, traveling and serving the country for several years, but had learned of the area along the southeastern coast of Florida where one could
  • Teen dating violence - What you can do to protect your teen

    February is National Teen Dating and Violence Month. In 2004, Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Week was started in order to bring dating violence to light and to let teenagers know that they can talk to each other and they can talk to people who can help when they are the victim of dating violence. Soon after, February was established
  • Every Dollar Helps

    Tyndall has an outstanding record of charitable donations through the Combined Federal Campaign, and this year is no different with the goal being met at 100 percent contact at $121,646.04.The CFC is a one-stop shop for federal employees to donate to properly-vetted charities during a dedicated six-week window. It is comprised of 165 local
  • Holiday Safety

    The holiday season is upon us. It is imperative we keep safety at the forefront of our thoughts as we involve ourselves in all the holiday preparations and activities.If you're traveling, always let others know your departure and arrival times. Nowadays most people have cell phones, so ensure you don't leave it behind. Also be aware of the gifts
  • The American dream: Something to be thankful for

    My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. It's a no nonsense, straightforward holiday set aside for family and considering the things we are most grateful for. This Thanksgiving I was reminded of what I have to be thankful for in a great way. My sister and her husband visited us from Utah, and we spent a wonderful week together. The little cousins got
  • Volun-told to volunteer: A different point of view

    When it comes to volunteering, many Airmen jump at the opportunity. Some do it because it makes an impactful bullet statement. Others do it because they feel led to do something greater, but no matter what makes an Airman volunteer, they occasionally take part in an event that changes their heart. This Veteran's Day, that Airman was me.I must
  • 11:11:11--A fitting reminder

    Ninety five years ago, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the guns fell silent on the Western Front. The "war to end all wars" finally drew to a close, leaving in its wake more than 5 million military dead. The terrible tragedy of that war, today known as World War I, seems very remote to us nearly 100 years later, and yet it
  • The leader within us

    So here you are in your new deployed area, sitting in a leadership position with Airmen working for you with very little infrastructure to work with. You have to find a way to motivate your Airmen into a highly-effective team, which can take on any task at a moment's notice. Where do you begin?The role of a deployed leader is much like the role