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  • Defenders: Protecting the mission

    When entering an Air Force installation, the first encounter will be with a Security Forces Defender, guarding the base and monitoring who enters the installation. Although Defenders are seen checking credentials, their duties do not end there.

  • WWII vet returns to Tyndall

    Six years before the establishment of the United States Air Force, Tyndall Field was opened as a gunnery range in 1941. Thousands of students went through the Flexible Gunnery School No. 9 at what is now Tyndall Air Force Base, one of whom was John Pierce Scott.

  • New Department of Defense Policy

    A change in Department of Defense policy went into effect Jan. 1, 2020 allowing Veterans who meet certain qualifications and their caregivers increased benefits on base.Starting the beginning of the new year, former prisoners of war, veterans who were awarded the Purple Heart, received a Medal of

  • WWII, Korean, Vietnam war veteran pilot visits Tyndall

    Retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Daniel Daube, left, and his son Dr. Daniel Daube, right, visited Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, Nov. 27, 2019. Daube, a veteran of World War II, Korean, and Vietnam war, visited Tyndall Air Force Base and toured multiple facilities with his son. (U.S. Air Force