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  • Squadron of the Week: NCO Academy

    Leadership is a vital skill that drives any organization.  The Airmen at the Paul W. Airey NCO Academy help instill this quality into technical sergeants who enroll there.The NCOA has been selected as squadron of the week for its role in educating NCOs of not only Tyndall Air Force Base, but also from bases across the Air Force, to include active
  • Unsung Hero: TSgt. Niki Molinar

    An unsung hero is someone who makes a substantive yet unrecognized contribution to the mission. Technical Sgt. Niki Lanett is the Paul W. Airey NCO Academy unsung hero. As an instructor she has helped educate many NCOs from all over the Total Force.Molinar is from Columbus, Ohio and has been in the Air Force for 12 years. She said she originally
  • An Airman's best friend

    Military working dogs are referred to by several names at the 325th Security Forces Squadron: guardians of the night, their enemies' worst nightmare, but mainly - a man's best friend.The working dogs and their handlers work in tandem, whether home or abroad, to protect resources and infrastructure wherever they may be. Just as when a service member
  • 325th Communication Squadron: Unsung Hero

    Heroes come in many different forms; from pixelated heroes on little screens, to super heroes on the big screen, or for the 325th Communications Squadron, the heroes behind a computer screen.The 325th CS sees its hero as Staff Sgt. John Untz. Though he is a radio frequency transmission systems technician, he currently works as part of a new team
  • Communication: The key to success

    Computers, phones and radios; these are commonly known to be maintained by the 325th Communications Squadron. But the role of this diverse squadron extends far beyond that.The 325th CS mission is to provide superior Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) system support and information services for Team Tyndall and
  • 82nd ATRS: Paving Way With Ground To Air Mission

    There's a unit at Tyndall that incorporates all the skills required for land, air and sea capabilities. From keeping aircraft in the sky, to training pilots for top-notch air superiority, the 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron does it all. As one of five squadrons that make up the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group, the 82nd ATRS initiates and operates all
  • Unsung Hero: Master Sgt. Phillip Praeger

    Everyday heroes walk among us. Some occupy important positions; others inspire us with their work ethic or commitment to duty. This week we'll meet someone whose career didn't go exactly as planned, but gives meaning to the words, "excellence in all we do."Master Sgt. Phillip Praeger is the 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron subscale logistics
  • Unsung hero: Staff Sgt. Antoine L. Thompson

    Airmen are meant to be interchangeable pieces of a larger machine, but at times certain individuals stand out as crucial components that keep things running efficiently.One of those individuals is Staff Sgt. Antoine L. Thompson, 325th Logistics Readiness Squadron special handling NCO in charge.A Killeen, Texas native, Thompson, was drawn to the Air
  • Logistics make the world go round

    Logistics, as defined in the dictionary, are the things that must be done to plan and organize a complicated activity or event that involves many people. Additionally, it is the aspect of military science dealing with the procurement, maintenance and transportation of military material, facilities and personnel.At Tyndall, there is a squadron in
  • Please try to write back

    Bringing a little holiday cheer to an unknown service member was all an 8-year-old boy was trying to do 25 years ago.A single letter united a pair of Air Force veterans, and the handwritten greeting made its way back to its author, now an Air Force major, at Hurlburt Field, Fla., Jan. 25.It started 25 years ago, when students from Fulmar Elementary