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  • AFRCC controllers perform a life or death mission

    “These things we do, so others may live,” reads a statement displayed on the door of the First Air Force’s Air Force Rescue Coordination Center operations floor at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. It’s a statement to reaffirm the commitment of the Airmen assigned to the AFRCC to saving lives. The AFRCC is operated 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. As the United States’ inland search and rescue coordinator, it serves as the single agency responsible for coordinating on-land SAR activities in the 48 contiguous United States, Mexico and Canada. The AFRCC has direct access to the Federal Aviation Administration’s alerting system and the U.S. Mission Control Center.
  • Gen. Lori Robinson visits Tyndall

    Gen. Lori Robinson, NORAD and USNORTHERN Command commander, is greeted by Tyndall Air Force Base leadership from both the 325th Fighter Wing and 1st Air Force on the Tyndall flightline Jan. 17,2018. During her visit, she spoke to Airmen at the 337th Air Control Squadron. Robinson began her United States Air Force career, spanning 35 years, as a graduate of Tyndall's Air Battle Manager School.