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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

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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New program eases civilian transition for Airmen

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February 24, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

A local Air National Guard senior noncommissioned officer has developed a first-of-its-kind program intended to help retiring SNCO's be better prepared for employment after they leave the service.

The Senior Non Commissioned Officer Internship Program is designed to give retiring SNCOs and other separating airman the opportunity to intern with local business or corporations to help them gain knowledge of the civilian workforce structure and managerial practices prior to their separation.
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Integrated training improves teamwork

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February 24, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Various units from Tyndall participated in Integrated Base Emergency Response Capabilities Training, focusing on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense response, Feb. 18 through Feb. 21, at the golf course.

The Alliance Solutions Group Inc., from Newport News, Va., partnered with Air Combat Command in coordinating the training throughout ACC and Air Mobility Command bases.

"It is a week-long exercise we provide," said Lloyd Miller, ASG Inc. senior industrial hygienist and analyst. "We grade the exercises and provide that information to the ACC so they can assess it."
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New TRICARE pilot takes off

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February 24, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Selected TRICARE For Life beneficiaries received letters regarding the new TRICARE For Life Pharmacy Pilot program Feb. 18.

The letter notified them of the changes that will take affect after March 14. TRICARE beneficiaries will have to use TRICARE Pharmacy Home Delivery or a military pharmacy to fill prescriptions for select maintenance medication.

Only beneficiaries that live in the United States will have to switch to the new program and will not have to participate if:
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Once upon a time at a spouse’s dining-in …

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February 24, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

More than 130 Team Tyndall spouses attended the First Annual 325th Fighter Wing Spouse's Dining-In Feb. 21 at the Horizon's Activity Center.

The event was hosted by the 325th Fighter Wing leadership spouse's team, and was attended by groups of wives from 14 units and members of the Panama City Junior League. PCJL is a local women's organization who, through various programs, play a large role in the well-being of local children and families.

"The dining in came about because of this leadership team wanting to do something for the spouses that give so much day in and day out to support the mission of the Air Force," said Mrs. Jamee Graff, wife of Col. David Graff, 325th Fighter Wing commander. "We also felt it was important to include a special group from downtown that is a big supporter of the military, the Junior League. We would like to say thank you for your support and hopefully continue to build a bright future together. We all have something very spe
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March promotions

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February 20, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Congratulations to all of Tyndall's March promotees.


Airman

Opferbeck, Allyssa - 81st Range Control Squadron


Airman First Class

Evans, Wesley - 325th Security Forces Squadron


Senior Airman

Carlos, Nathaniel Henry - 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron
Coorough, Nathan - 325th Maintenance Squadron
Griffin, Michael Jeffrey - 325th MXS
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Air Battle Manager Class 14007 graduates

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February 19, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Twelve Team Tyndall Airmen graduated from the Undergraduate Air Battle Manager training program in a ceremony Feb.19.

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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Chapel wins Robert P. Taylor Award

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February 18, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

A Tyndall Chapel won the Small Chapel award for 2013 for strengthening the program and outreach of the base chapel.

The Chapel here received the Robert P. Taylor Award at the Air Combat Command level and will go on to compete at the Air Force level.

"It's about total force fitness," said Maj. Tim Rosenthal, 325th Fighter Wing chaplain. "There are many components of that: mental, physical and spiritual. We are here so Airmen are emotionally and spiritually prepared for war and high operations tempo. This includes marriage programs, enrichment programs and confidential counseling for any faith group."
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Airey NCO Academy graduation

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February 18, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

-- Fourteen Team Tyndall technical sergeants graduated from the Airey NCO Academy during a ceremony Feb. 14 in the academy auditorium.

The graduates from Tyndall were:

Blevins, Kobuck - Detachment 1, 823rd RED HORSE Squadron
Christiansen, Chad - Detachment 4, 372nd Training Squadron
DePugh, Stephen - Det. 1, 823rd RHS
Harris, Joseph - 325th Maintenance Squadron
Hickman, Robert - 325th Maintenance Group
Jackson, Mark - 818th Global Mobility Squadron
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Controlled burn scheduled for Tyndall

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

The 325th Civil Engineer Squadron, Natural Resources Flight, is scheduled to conduct a series of controlled burns on Tyndall Air Force Base. The burns will occur along U.S. Highway 98, and will take place between 8 a.m. on Feb 15 and 10 p.m. on Feb 18, weather permitting.

Prescribed fires are necessary to reduce fuels and the potential for wildfires that could impact Tyndall's mission to "train and project unrivaled combat power."

For more information on why Tyndall does prescribed burns, click here
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Run for your heart

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

February is known as the month of love, but it is also Heart Health Month. It is important to exercise your heart in the conventional sense.

The Tyndall fitness center hosted the annual Run for Your Heart 5K Feb. 13 which started and ended in front of the base track.

Approximately 100 Tyndall runners lined up for a race that has been happening at Tyndall for more than 20 years.

Tech. Sgt. Blaine Truman, 43rd Aircraft Maintenance Unit crew chief, was the first to cross the finish line.
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$and dollar prints

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

Two Tyndall Airmen will participate in the 4th Annual Destin 50 Beach Ultra Marathon at the Tops'l Resort in Destin, Fla., Feb. 16.

"The event is comprised of a 50-mile run, a 50K run and a 24-hour all sand run," said Tech. Sgt. Michael Petty, 325th Force Support Squadron Airmen Leadership School instructor. "We are participating in the 50 miler. This is the second year in a row that runners from Tyndall are participating."

All proceeds go to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, he added.
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Company Grade Officer earns Air Force award

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

A Tyndall Airman recently earned the 2013 Air Force Financial Management Officer of the Year Award.

"A lot of it is about a team effort," said Capt. Michelle Kim, 325th Fighter Wing chief financial analyst. "I wouldn't be where I am today without the guys I work with each day, not only in the squadron, but across the base."

Among her many accomplishments were migrating $108 million from Air Education and Training Command training to Air Combat Command Combat Air Forces operations, she also championed F-22 Raptors Dissimilar Air Combat Training amid budget reduction.
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Commander shadows RAPCON Airman

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

The 325th Fighter Wing commander learned how the 325th Operation Support Squadron air traffic controller radar approach control watch supervisor does his job Feb. 7.

Col. David Graff, 325th FW commander, went to the RAPCON building where he met with Staff Sgt. Justin Sprayberry, 325th OSS ATC RAPCON watch supervisor, as part of the Airman Shadow Program.

"I think it is important for the commander to have the opportunity to come see some of the other career fields, their impacts to the mission and the local area," Sprayberry said. "I think it will make for an interesting trip. Normally, the ATC tower gets all the glory, so it should be intriguing for him to experience the other side of air traffic."
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Express grand opening

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

The Tyndall Army and Air Force Exchange Service Express, located at the corner of Illinois and Suwannee Road, had its grand opening at 9 a.m. Feb. 6.

After nine months of construction the Express is fully operational and open to the residents and base personnel. With the newest environmental-friendly technology, this facility will serve those on the support side of the base.

Assisting in the ribbon cutting was Col. Mark O'Laughlin, 325th Fighter Wing vice commander.
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