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  • March is Red Cross Month

    Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross on May 21, 1881, and since then the Red Cross has worked to serve people in need. President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared the month of March as Red Cross month in 1943, and each succeeding president has continued that tradition.
  • ACC warns Airmen: Get ready for severe weather

    To sharpen a proactive preparedness posture, ACC plans to release additional severe weather readiness guidance to all wings, numbered air forces and direct reporting units located in high risk areas of the United States.
  • Tyndall begins next phase of demolition to damaged facilities

    The base chapel's steeple undergoes demolition at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., Feb. 15, 2019. The chapel sustained significant structural damage and was deemed unsafe for restoration after the landfall of Hurricane Michael Oct. 10, 2018.
  • Flood of support

    Airmen from the 49th Wing and 635th Materiel Maintenance Group, at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M, assisted with airlift efforts in response to the devastation of Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., by Hurricane Michael starting October 12.“Our team has dedicated over 7,000 man-hours defining the requirement, preparing the equipment for deployment and
  • CRG provides hope to Tyndall AFB after Hurricane Michael wreaks havoc

    On the afternoon of Oct. 10, Hurricane Michael, a Category 4 hurricane, ripped through Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, and the surrounding area leaving severe damage through its path. Airmen from the 821st Contingency Response Group, Travis Air Force Base, California, received the alert call the next day and within 12 hours, a small initial assessment team headed out the door via a C-17 Globemaster III to assess damage to the airfield.
  • 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.
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