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  • The first RED HORSE training squadron is up and ready to run

    The 823d Rapid Engineer Deployable Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineers, Detachment 1, inactivated and the 801st RED HORSE Training Squadron was activated during a ceremony at Tyndall Air Force Base, April 26.This is the Air Force’s first RED HORSE training squadron and their mission is

  • Airborne Air Control; managing the battle space

    Checkered Flag 22-1, a large-force aerial exercise hosted by Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, provided over 90 fourth- and fifth-generation airframes from across the Department of Defense an opportunity to complete air-to-air combat missions over the Eastern Gulf of Mexico.A battle space this large

  • Installation of the Future establishes 43d FGS

    On Sept. 1, the 325th Fighter Wing held a ceremony at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida to stand-down the 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and stand-up the 43rd Fighter Generation Squadron as part of an Air Combat Command wing reorganization effort.The new structure, called Combat Oriented

  • Refueling Raptors in Key West

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Joseph Patterson, 128th Air Refueling Wing boom operator, prepares to refuel an F-22 Raptor over the Gulf of Mexico, July 15, 2021. The Wisconsin Air National Guard’s 128th ARW assisted the 325th Fighter Wing with inflight refuels during the F-22 Formal Training Unit

  • Raptors take off in Key West

    A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor assigned to the 325th Fighter Wing takes off at Naval Air Station Key West, Florida, July 15, 2021. The 325th FW mobilized to NAS Key West in support of the F-22 Formal Training Unit capstone which provided an opportunity for student pilots to fly dissimilar air combat

  • Tyndall to host more than 70 aircraft at Checkered Flag Exercise

    Checkered Flag, one of the largest air-to-air exercises in the Department of Defense, kicked off today at Tyndall AFB and will run through May 21. Checkered Flag is a large-scale aerial exercise designed to integrate fourth and fifth-generation airframes to enhance mobility, deployment, & employment

  • Contracted Adversary Air Training comes to Tyndall

    Tyndall AFB made history December 14 as a unit of F-1 Mirage aircraft arrived at the base in support of an Air Combat Command mass training effort in partnership with the Airborne Tactical Advantage Company.

  • Checkered Flag 21-1: training the most lethal combat force on earth

    Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, hosted one of the Department of Defense’s largest air-to-air combat exercises, Checkered Flag 21-1, which spanned from Nov. 2-9, 2020.This large-force exercise is designed to integrate fourth and fifth-generation fighter jets and ground personnel.