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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

Temporary Lodging Expense reimbursement extension

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March 14, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Airmen new to Tyndall now have up to 60 days to be reimbursed for Temporary Lodging Expenses starting March 12 and ending Sept. 14.

"Typically, a member is only authorized 10 days of TLE between old and new permanent duty stations," said Col. David E. Graff, 325th Fighter Wing commander, in a memorandum to the new arrivals to Tyndall. "The temporary increase allows members newly assigned to Tyndall to be reimbursed up to a maximum of 60 total days."
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Master Sergeant wins 9th Air Force level award

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March 14, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

A Tyndall master sergeant won a 9th Air Force level award by showing extraordinary leadership and Air Force wide impact.

Master Sgt. Kelly Herndon, 325th Force Support Squadron base training superintendent, won the 2013 Headquarters 9th Air Force Senior NCO of the year award.

Her exceptional organizational skills and dedication shined bright as she coordinated with several career field managers, fixing errors which ultimately influenced approximately 26,000 careers.
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ABM Class 14008

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March 13, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Eight Team Tyndall Airmen graduated from the Undergraduate Air Battle Manager training program in a ceremony March 12.

The students completed a rigorous nine-month course of instruction preparing them for duty aboard the E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) and the E-8 Joint Surveillance and Target Attack Radar System (J-STARS) aircraft. Upon graduation, students also received their wings.

Air battle managers' primary responsibilities include providing command and control in the battlespace and ensuring combat aircraft find, identify and destroy their targets. They do this by providing the pilots with a tactical picture, which increases combat capability and situational awareness. Air battle managers also provide early warning for inbound enemy aircraft and direct friendly assets to intercept them.
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Tyndall Airmen say thank you

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March 11, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Thousands of Tyndall Airmen left base March 10 with one thing on their minds, saying thank you to the local community for their support of the military.

As part of Comprehensive Airmen Fitness day, Tyndall partnered with more than 40 schools, parks and non-profit agencies to complete volunteer projects throughout the community.

"CAF day is truly a win-win scenario for everyone involved," said Col. David E. Graff, 325th Fighter Wing commander. "Not only did it give Airmen the chance to get involved with local organizations, but Bay County also benefits from the Tyndall Airmen willing to sacrifice their time to give back to the community that has given us so much."
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Tyndall submits proposal for public comment

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March 10, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

After hosting two town halls and meeting with concerned citizen groups and elected leaders for nine months, officials here submitted the waterways security proposal to the Army Corps of Engineers, which will publish the proposal for public comment in the upcoming months.

"We have worked diligently to hear the concerns of our neighbors in Bay County through several venues," said Col. Christopher Holmes, 325th Mission Support Group commander. "The feedback provided over the last several months assisted us in developing a strong proposal, which allows us to protect our people and assets during a threat and still allow everyone to enjoy what makes Bay County such a great place."
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Officer receives nomination

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March 10, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

An officer here received the nomination for the 2013 Outstanding Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance Instructor of the Year for Air Combat Command.

Capt. Dwayne, 325th Fighter Wing, won the 9th Air Force ISR award and is now competing at the ACC level for his outstanding leadership and performance.

"He is an outstanding instructor and officer," said Maj. Robin, 325th FW. "We were really excited that he was recognized by the 9th Air Force. He is heavily involved in training as well as the combat mission side of the house."
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Firefighting with the commander

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March 7, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

The 325th Fighter Wing commander shadowed a firefighter Airman March 7 at the Fire Department Training area.

Col. David E. Graff, 325th FW commander, went to the training area where he met Airman 1st Class Justin Gettel, 325th Civil Engineer Squadron fire and emergency services fire protection apprentice, as part of the Airman Shadow Program.

"When I received the news that I was being shadowed I was surprised they would ask me," Gettel said. "Then, learned about the program and, from there, I was honored and excited to get started."
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Special duty job fair comes to Tyndall

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March 7, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Tyndall hosted a Developmental Special Duty Job Fair March 7 at the Horizons Community Center.

It began with a short overview of the program by Lt. Col. Kyle Head, 325th Force Support Squadron commander, and Senior Master Sgt. Kristy Earls, 325th Force Support Squadron career assistance advisor, and remained open for attendees to visit informational booths.

"This is an opportunity for Airmen to step outside their career fields and comfort zones to do something to help support the Air Force," said Earls. "It is an opportunity to get a different perspective, and bring it back to our own career fields and help develop people."
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CAF Day schedule, transportation, closures

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March 7, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Tyndall's Comprehensive Airman Fitness Day will take place March 10.

CAF day schedule -

7:30 a.m. - Commander's Call and 5K at the Fitness Center Track

10 a.m. - Resilience training at respective units. Contact your supervision for more information.

Noon - Unit community service project

The uniform of the day for military personnel is conservative civilian athletic attire for the run and civilian clothing for the rest of the day. Personnel are also encouraged to wear squadron t-shirts to their community service activity.
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CAF day benefits Tyndall Airmen, Bay County

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March 4, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

As part of the quarterly Comprehensive Airmen's Fitness Day, members of Team Tyndall will take a break from their daily mission and head out to the local community to perform volunteer service projects.

CAF day is a day dedicated to improving the total Airman. According to Corey Coleman, Tyndall community support coordinator, it has evolved from a dedicated safety day to a day that encompasses resilience training, fitness, safety, volunteer service and overall well-being.

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Medical Group survey highlights expert care

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March 3, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care inspected the 325th Medical Group Feb. 18-20.

This AAAHC inspection was a survey on the overall care provided by the group.

"The survey went great," said Col. Frederick Weaver, 325th MDG commander. "The surveyors were very pleased with the attention to detail towards the care we provided to our patients. The teams of medical group professionals always work hard to deliver top-notch care."

The AAAHC is a national organization with the mission of assisting ambulatory health care organizations in improving the quality of care provided to patients. The organization does this by establishing, reviewing, and revising standards, measuring performance, and providing consultation and education, according to its website.
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Tyndall commemorates Black History Month

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

Tyndall Black Heritage Committee hosted a luncheon to commemorate Black History Month Feb. 28 at the Horizons Club.

"Black History Month is a month where all people can come to reflect on accomplishments of African Americans," said Barbara Copeland, 325th Force Support Squadron acting non appropriated funds human resources officer and president of TBHC. "It provides for a collective celebration of a culture throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom."

The celebration started out as "Negro History Week" in 1926, then officially became Black History Month in 1976.
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Tyndall takes recycling to the next level

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

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection recently awarded Tyndall the Recycling Recognition Program Award.

Each year the Florida DEP gives the award to organizations that recycle 40 percent or more of the over waste. During 2013 Tyndall's recycling rate was 53 percent, said Edwin Wallace, 325th Civil Engineer Squadron pollution prevention program manager.

"I am very pleased that we won the award," said Wallace. "It lets everyone on base, who recycles, know that their efforts are not going un-noticed. Without the efforts of the employees at the Recycling Center, who are out every day regardless of weather, winning this award would not have happened. It is nice to see them get some recognition."
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“Grey Matters”: a lesson in consent

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

The 325th Fighter Wing Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office, Tyndall's Victim Advocates, the 325th FW Legal office and the Area Defense Counsel hosted a mock trial Feb. 25 at the base support court room.

"Grey Matters" was a realistic, condensed sexual assault trial and intended to teach the audience as well as the jury, the proceedings and intensity of an actual court-martial and how grey the area of consent is.

"The whole purpose was to define consent and to show that a sexual assault case is never as black-and-white as we would like it to be," said 1st Lt. Heather Van Pinxteren, 325th Force Support Squadron readiness officer. "We need to understand that beyond all of the gray, it boils down to whether or not there is consent and the ability to provide consent."
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In the know with Mother Nature

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February 25, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

The week of Feb. 24 to 28 is Severe Weather Awareness Week for the state of Florida.

Throughout the week, the 325th Civil Engineering Squadron Readiness and Emergency Management Flight will be sharing important information about adverse weather conditions that can affect the populace of Tyndall.

"This week allows the CES Readiness & Emergency Management Office to focus on educating the Checkertail Family about the types of severe weather that may be experienced here at Tyndall," said Marty Spikes, 325th CES Readiness and Emergency Management flight chief. "We're hoping to educate not only the military member of what they should do for their family, but educate the family on what they should do if the military person is not there."
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