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  • Voice from above keeps base informed

    At military installations there is a need to get prudent information out very quickly and clearly to signify the start and close of business, honor those that are missed and weather emergency notifications. To serve this purpose there is the installation warning system, or giant voice. Tyndall's giant voice is a system that is maintained by
  • Aik T694 joins the pack

    Aik T694, 325th Security Forces Squadron military working dog, is the newest member of Tyndall's K-9 unit. Aik, an almost three-year old German Sheppard, arrived here from Joint Base San Antonio, Texas fall of 2013. Lackland AFB houses the core training center for MWDs. After the dogs go through years of training there, they are relocated to bases
  • You shall not pass …. without proper identification

    Whether in sweltering Florida sunshine or a torrential downpour, the 325th Security Forces Squadron response force members stand vigilant at Tyndall's entrance gates. They are the first contact for those entering the base.   These professionals are hold the important duty of being the first line of defense for Tyndall's assets and people residing
  • Retired chief test young Airman

    For those hopeful prospects striving to step into the next NCO rank, Airmen must first go through one man with one test standing in their way. Gerald Havel, 325th Force Support Squadron test control officer, awaits Airmen every morning, Monday through Friday, to prepare them for the Weighted Airman Promotion System Test.   "I test roughly
  • Tyndall takes home Florida Youth of the Year

    A Tyndall teenager received the Florida Military Youth of the Year For the second year in a row.The Boys and Girls Clubs of America presented Stephanie Boling, daughter of Master Sgt. Bruce Boling, 325th Operations Support Squadron weather operations flight chief, with the honor April 27 in Orlando, Fla.Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Boys
  • A day in the life of a superintendent

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - As with all enlisted branches of the military, structure is important, and there are ranks, job tiers and special duties. The need for someone to coordinate mission cohesion at many levels falls into the lap of the unit superintendent.    This special duty position is given to senior NCOs. The Air Force looks at
  • Put the FAM in family

    For those in the military, speaking in acronyms is a way of life. One that may slip passed without much thought is "R and R", a little rest and relaxation.Enter the FAM Camp, a location found on Tyndall in-between Bonita Bay Outdoor Recreation and the housing gate. It is a camp ground on the water with cabins and camper sites."We want to support
  • Countdown to hurricane season begins

    White sandy beaches and emerald waters are some of the great qualities about Tyndall located in Bay County. However, luxuries aside from located on the Emerald Coast, coastal populaces are prone to hurricanes and tropical weather systems. Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and ends Nov. 30."Although hurricane season isn't for almost another
  • Programs bring awareness, offers help to families

    Tyndall's Mental Health Family Advocacy Program offers services to promote awareness, build advocates to ensure non-violent communities and enhance knowledge and personal strengths for building and maintaining Airmen and family wellness. "The mission of Family Advocacy is to build healthy Air Force communities by developing, implementing and
  • Don’t poke the bear

    The Tyndall area is home to a variety of wildlife to include the Florida Black Bear.The Florida Black Bear is most active during the months from March to November.During this time Team Tyndall must be bear aware and do what they can to prevent a bear encounter.Some useful tips to be knowledgeable of during these months are as follows:· Use lock