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  • E-9A Widget, one of a kind

    The mission of the Air Force is like a highly complex machine. Each piece of the machine is vital to it operating successfully. The E-9A Widget is a very small, yet highly important piece to that machine."It is the U.S. Air Force's only dedicated sea-surveillance, telemetry relay and UHF radio relay platform," said Maj. Anthony Carson, 82nd Aerial
  • Combat arms training

    The Air Force is a profession of Arms. No matter the day-to-day job, Airmen are required to maintain a skillset to defend our county at a moment's notice.Combat Arms Training and Maintenance is vital to the mission of the Department of Defense in providing the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country.The 325th
  • Auto shop service

    This base has a variety of different shops that can help Airmen accomplish different tasks, whether it is getting items at low-cost, free house-hold items or even some do-it-your-yourself mechanics at the Auto Hobby Shop.The mission of the Auto Hobby Shop is to provide customers high quality, convenient and comprehensive auto repair at low
  • Airmen ensure F-22 provides lethal, decisive airpower

     Airmen with the Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Raptor Aircraft Maintenance Unit prove every day just how 'Bad to the Bone' they are by the teamwork that goes into ensuring the F-22 Raptor is mission ready.The F-22 Raptor, which became operational in 2005, is the Air Force's newest fighter aircraft and cannot be matched by any known or
  • Fueling future training

    Tyndall is home to the world's largest F-22 Raptor fleet, and the only base that trains their pilots, but without the aircraft's maintainers, this impressive force could never take off the ramp.Now that Tyndall has acquired a one-of-a-kind fuels system trainer, it is also now the only base where Airmen go to complete the fuels and onboard inert gas
  • Lift your spirit up

    Spirituality is one of four Air Force pillars of wellness, and each is vital to the Air Force mission.Spiritual fitness is about having a sense of purpose and meaning in your life. It is essential to building one's individual resiliency and strengthening a set of beliefs, principles or values that sustain his or her sense of well-being and purpose,
  • Exercise keeps Airmen deployment ready

    In the chilly early morning hours, the silence is broken with the sound of sirens. The words, "Exercise, exercise, exercise; alarm red," echo throughout the base as Airmen of the 325th Fighter Wing train for war.Tyndall conducts six to seven exercises annually to test the full spectrum of readiness.  Crown Royal 15-02 was specifically designed to
  • New Year new change

    When it comes to New Year resolutions, eating right and living a healthier life is a common theme. To accommodate these goals, Tyndall Air Force Base's Berg-Lilies dining facility and Raptor Quick Turn Flight Kitchen give Airmen and other patrons options."All of our recipes follow United States Department of Agriculture dietary guidelines," said
  • Controlling the airspace for three generations

    Children often admire parents and grandparents for doing great things. This sometimes compels them to follow in family footsteps and strive for greatness. For one Tyndall Airman, those footsteps were followed exactly, leading three generations to Air Traffic Control towers. Senior Master Sgt. Michael Merritt, 325th Operation Support Squadron radar
  • Health in the New Year

    The New Year is here and with it come resolutions. After the parties and celebrations at the end of 2014, many are looking toward health as their number one resolution."I am in pretty good health," said Senior Airman Melanie Maier, 325th Fighter Wing protocol specialist. "However, each year I like to make improving my health a New Year's resolution