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  • One man’s trash is another man’s detail

    For the first three years of their enlistment, most single Airmen are required to reside in the base dormitories. The upkeep of these facilities is left in their hands.Each week a crew of dorm residents, selected from various squadrons, and easily identified by their blue mesh vests, are assigned to bay orderly, or commonly referred to as "Bayo".
  • A successful future is always on TAP

    Changes in lifestyle can cause worry: different living arrangements, looking for a new occupation and preparing to take new steps in a journey geared for success. For those going through the motions of separation from the Air Force, or those with the approval of their supervisor, there is a program in place to help in the process: the Transitional
  • Practical partnerships for the future

    Around 50 members from Team Tyndall and the surrounding community came together March 21 to discuss money-saving, resource-sharing ideas that improve everyone's way of life.The initiative is known as P4: Public-Public; Public-Private Partnerships and is a way for Air Force bases and their local communities to save money by using each other's assets
  • Reserve to the rescue

    With force reduction programs in full swing, many Airmen face an uncertain future. But, there is now an Air Force Reserve recruiter on base to present them with alternative options. Master Sgt. Geovanny Govea, 325th Force Support Squadron reserve recruiter, joined the Air Force in 2001 as an Active Duty security forces member. "I joined right out
  • Tyndall’s Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate

    A Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate is part of the Tyndall Family Advocacy Program, whose mission is to support a healthy Air Force community by developing, implementing and evaluating policies and programs to prevent, intervene in and treat spouse maltreatment.The DAVA plays a large role in the mission and is on-call 24 hours a day to provide crisis
  • Command Chief leaves Tyndall legacy

    Chief Master Sgt. Raymond F. DeVite, Jr., 325th Fighter Wing command chief master sergeant, has been a staple in everything that happens on base for nearly two years; that was until March 21. "It's been very gratifying to be able to help make Tyndall Air Force Base and the United States Air Force better," said DeVite, during a recent interview with
  • Natural Resources 101

    Tyndall spans more than 28,000 acres. Much of this land is undeveloped and protected containing many species of plants and animals.The 325th Civil Engineer Squadron Natural Resources office's mission is to make sure the human and the animal population of Tyndall can cohabitate. They also enforce the hunting and fishing regulations, protect
  • Bonita Bay: fun in the sun

    Early in the morning, the professionals at Bonita Bay Outdoor Recreation prepare for the possibility of Airmen needing to go on an operation. This exercise is not of the usual variety, its Operation: Rest and Relaxation.Bonita Bay Outdoor Recreation, located next to the Dupont Bridge, provides services of recreation exclusively to Airmen.
  • Engine mechanic by day; body builder for life

    At 6-feet 2-inches tall, a 245-pound male with a BMI of 31.5, is considered obese, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,But for one 14-year Airman and Pensacola, Fla., native, these standards couldn't be further from the truth.Master Sgt. Randy Aiken, 325th Maintenance Squadron test cell section chief, joined the Air Force at
  • DFAC fuels Airmen

    Reveille sounds off and it is time to rise and shine. Hopefully, the day begins with breakfast, the most important meal of the day, and the most difficult choice of the day: bacon and eggs, grits or cereal. Every day the Berg-Liles Dining Facility prepares three square meals with healthy choices for Airmen that are stationed here. The dining
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