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  • Police Week 2018: Honoring the fallen

    A Florida Highway Patrol officer salutes the flag during a retreat ceremony at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., May 17, 2018. Airmen from the 325th Security Forces Squadron gathered at Flag Park in honor of National Police Week. This week recognizes law enforcement officers who paid the ultimate sacrifice to serve and protect their community. (U.S.
  • Force improvement led by junior Airman

    Upon graduating from college, she worked as an admissions counselor. However, she was looking for something bigger than herself, bigger than what she was used to. She wanted a more fulfilling career, something that made her feel like she was a part of a team. But after waiting nearly two years for a spot in a police academy, she decided to pursue other options. At the age of 24, her journey landed her in an Air Force recruiter’s office.
  • U.S. Armed Forces’ most senior NCO visits Tyndall

    Within the U.S. military, there are specialty positions to assist with a plethora of complex issues that affect all ranks and all branches. One such position is the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
  • 601st Air Operations Center Change of Command

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. R. Scott Williams, 1st Air Force commander and Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Command Region commander, passes the ceremonial guideon to Col. Gregory A. Krane, incoming 601st Air Operations Center commander, during a change-of-command ceremony at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., April 13, 2018. The 601 AOC plans,
  • Cross-training: a new opportunity awaits

    The Air Force provides many opportunities for Airmen seeking career change and development. Cross-training is a way for Airmen to change career paths toward the end of their enlistment; however, it is possible for troops to retrain even earlier.
  • Fighting fire with fire

    TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The faint smell of smoke fills the air around base, to some this may create a sense of uneasiness, however, in this instance fire is a beneficial tool for Tyndall and the environment it protects. Prescribed burns, also called controlled burns, are essential for maintaining the ecological balance of the woodland encompassing the base.
  • Know your hurricanes

    Most of us know, or are at least familiar with, what hurricane categories are. But, many are not familiar with hurricane conditions. Hurricane condition, or HURCON, is an alert scale used by the United States Armed Forces, primarily the Air Force, to indicate the state of emergency or preparedness for an approaching hurricane.
  • Locare et Liquidare: Tyndall AFB 75 years later

    As the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor assaulted the minds of the American people, the U.S. Army Air Corps was already preparing for war. Approximately 2,000 troops arrived to Tyndall Field that day to prepare for a critical new career -- aerial gunnery. And as people in America remembered this somber moment in history, Airmen of Tyndall reflect on the heritage of the base that claims the same date, Dec. 7, 1941.
  • F-35 Lightning II has first operational air-to-air missile fire

    Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211 became the first operational F-35 Lightning II squadron to fire an air-to-air missile Sept. 15, during a 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group Weapons System Evaluation Program at Tyndall AFB.
  • Tyndall’s newest promotees

    Congratulations to all of Tyndall's March promotees.