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The 325th Fighter Wing is host to more than 30 tenant organizations located at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. The wing is comprised of the 325th Operations Group, 325th Maintenance Group, 325th Mission Support Group and 325th Medical Group. Other specialties trained under the 325th Fighter Wing include F-15 and F-22 intelligence officer training, F-15 and F-22 crew chief training and enlisted air traffic controller training.

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Tyndall Air Force Base News

Tyndall stands up 325th Logistics Readiness Squadron

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June 2, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Lt. Col. Anthony J. Mullinax assumed command of the 325th Logistics Readiness Squadron during a ceremony June 2. Mullinax previously served as the Logistics Liaison Officer for the Defense Logistics Agency, Yongsan Army Garrison, Korea. The 325th LRS provides critical support to the incoming aircraft, as well as the flying training squadrons, aircraft maintenance units, flying operations and combat support functions.
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Free movie night at Raptor Lanes

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June 2, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Tyndall's Raptor Lanes hosts movie night every Friday and Saturday at 6 and 8 p.m. featuring a complimentary viewing of new releases provided by the Air Force Exchange Theater.

The movies are played in the bowling center game room over a large projector.

This weekly event is open to all members of Team Tyndall including Airmen, dependent and retirees. Food and drink items are available for purchase.

"Popcorn is free, and we have different specials at our snack bar," said George Fetzko, 325th Force Support Squadron Raptor Lanes manager. "Pizza and drinks for four people is only $12."
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Tyndall to host Sexual Assault Prevention Response Stand Down Day

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June 2, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Team Tyndall is scheduled to host a Sexual Assault Prevention Response Stand Down Day June 9 as part of the base's quarterly Comprehensive Airmen Fitness Day.

The event will feature a squadron commander's call, facilitator-led small group discussion, a burger burn at Heritage Park and squadron chosen activities.

"Commanders will set the tone and focus for the 2014 Spring SAPR Stand Down Day," said Phyl Dudzinski, 325th Fighter Wing sexual assault response coordinator. "The focus will be on offender dynamics and grooming."
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Motorcycle Mentorship Day comes to Tyndall

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June 2, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

The 325th Fighter Wing safety office is scheduled to host a Motorcycle Mentorship Day June 9.

All Airmen, dependents and retirees with a motorcycle license, proper personal protective equipment and a motorcycle are encouraged to attend.

The event, which begins at 12:50 p.m., will start with two 30-minute briefings in the Horizons Community Center, Ballroom A. The first will focus on emergency braking and the second will hone in on cornering and traction control.

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Tyndall hosts annual bike rodeo

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June 2, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Tyndall Community Police and Balfour Beatty hosted a bike rodeo event May 31 at the Balfour Beatty Community Center.

At the bike rodeo, community police professionals taught children and parents about safety tips for riding bikes. After instruction, children were sent through an obstacle course.

"The event takes place once a year," said Cpl. Juan Diaz, 325th Security Forces community police liaison. "We go over the proper wear of a helmet, the use of hand and arm signals and the ABCs of bike safety. We go over bike safety tips and put the kids through a coned obstacle course so they can practice maneuvering their bike while still maintaining control."
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June Promotions

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May 31, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Congratulations to all June promotees.

Major
Carver, Lori - Air Force Institute of Technology
Crowell, Scott - 95th Fighter Squadron
Peterson, Jeffrey - 325th Operations Support Squadron
Williams, James - 325th Medical Support Squadron

Captain
Jensen, Robert - 325th Maintenance Group

1st Lieutenant
Pomerenke, Jacob - 23rd Flying Training Squadron

Master Sergeant
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53rd Weapons Evaluation Group changes command

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May 30, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Col. James R. Vogel, 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group commander, passed command of the group to Col. Scott L. Ward during a change of command ceremony May 29. Vogel will retire May 30. Ward's previous assignment was Chief of Joint Innovation and Experimentation, US Pacific Command, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii. The 53rd WEG is an Air Combat Command tenant organization that reports to the 53rd Wing at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The group conducts the Air Force's air-to-air Weapon System Evaluation Program, known as Combat Archer, and the Air Force's air-to-ground WSEP, known as Combat Hammer. A 'Meet the Commander' feature on Ward will be published in the coming weeks.
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325th Maintenance Group changes command

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May 28, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Col. Curtis R. Hafer, 325th Maintenance Group commander, passed command of the 325th MXG to Col. Jacqueline M. Mongeon during a change of command ceremony May 28. Hafer will join the logistics staff at Air Combat Command at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va. Prior to taking command of the 325th MXG, Mongeon served as the Chief of Munitions Division at Headquarters ACC, at Langley. The 325th MXG provides responsive, reliable and resourceful maintenance for the 325th Fighter Wing. The group is composed of two squadrons whose unique missions directly contribute to overall mission accomplishment. A 'Meet the Commander' feature on Mongeon will be published in the coming weeks.
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95th FS participates in Combat Hammer

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May 27, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Twelve F-22 Raptors and more than 200 Tyndall Airmen participated in Combat Hammer, a Weapons System Evaluation Program, May 10 to 22 at Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

Raptor pilots and maintenance members from the 95th Fighter Squadron performed their duties at the Utah Test and Training range. Tyndall exercised with other Air Force bombers and fighters in loading and dropping munitions in realistic combat scenarios.

"Combat Hammer is an evaluation of the performance of air-to-ground weapons," said Maj. Mark Donohue, 95th FS director of operations.
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E-mail dos and don’ts

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May 27, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

The Command Cyber Readiness Inspection, scheduled for July 21 to 25, is swiftly approaching, and it is vital to ensure Team Tyndall understands how they can play a part in the success of the CCRI.

Performed by the Defense Information Systems Agency, the CCRI inspection team will look into several areas to assess Tyndall's ability to maintain the integrity of the Global Information Grid. Following the proper e-mail rules can keep the grid more secure.

The internet and Microsoft Outlook e-mail are used constantly on Tyndall, and it is mission-essential for many to have these assets up and working. Yet there are still some do's and don'ts which may be apparent to some but not to others. Awareness of these is key to keeping the systems operable.
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Technology Expo coming to Tyndall

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May 22, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

The Bay Chapter of Air Force Communications and Electronics Association and the 325th Communications Squadron will host the 2014 Technology Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 3 at the Horizons Community Center.

The event is free and open to all Tyndall personnel.

"The event promotes education, awareness and networking," said Lt. Col. Patrick Godfrey, 325th CS commander. "As the hosting organization along with the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association we would like to ensure this event is beneficial to all base personnel."
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Summer safety is a must

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May 22, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

The Memorial Day weekend is the official kick-off of the Defense Department's Critical Days of Summer campaign, which will conclude Labor Day.

"Summer is a welcomed season of respite, renewal, and a busy travel time in the United States and around the world," said Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. "It is also a time when we all must exercise extra caution. Last year, the Defense Department lost 83 service members to motor vehicle and sports and recreation accidents from Memorial Day to Labor Day."
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Master sergeant promotions

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May 22, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

The Air Force selected 52 Team Tyndall Airmen for promotion to master sergeant May 22.

To see the selectee list, go to myPers at https://mypers.af.mil and search for the active duty enlisted promotions home page, or to the Air Force Portal at https://www.my.af.mil. To access test and board scores, go to the virtual MPF via the secure applications page.

The 4,073 selected Air Force-wide represent a 17.96 percent selection rate, with an average selectee overall score of 352.55. Selectees' average time in grade was 4.41 years and time in service was 15.16 years. Average enlisted performance report score was 133.98; average decorations score was 11.66 promotion fitness examination average score was 69.13 and the average skills knowledge test score was 71.49.
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337th Air Control Squadron changes command

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May 22, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Lt. Col. Gary Smith, 337th Air Control Squadron commander, passes command to Lt. Col. Michael Hagan during a change of command ceremony May 21. Hagan replaces Smith who departs Tyndall to Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Hagan previously served as the Director of Operations of the 337th ACS. The 337th ACS is located at Tyndall but is assigned to the 33rd Operations Group, 33rd Fighter Wing, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
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337th ACS changes command

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May 21, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Lt. Col. Gary Smith, 337th Air Control Squadron commander, passes the 337th ACS guidon to Lt. Col. Michael Hagan during a change of command ceremony May 21. Hagan replaces Smith who departs Tyndall to Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Hagan previously served as the Director of Operations of the 337th ACS. The 337th ACS is located at Tyndall but is assigned to the 33rd Operations Group, 33rd Fighter Wing, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
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