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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

Air Battle Manager Class 14013 graduates

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June 26, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Six Team Tyndall Airmen graduated from the Undergraduate Air Battle Manager training program in a ceremony June 25.

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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Fireworks and Safe Celebration

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June 26, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Each July 4th, thousands of people, most often children and teens, are injured while using consumer fireworks.

Despite the dangers of fireworks, few people understand the associated risks such as devastating burns, other injuries, fires and even death. Tyndall Fire and Emergency Services, along with the National Fire Protection Association, urge the public to avoid the use of consumer fireworks and instead to enjoy displays of fireworks conducted by trained professionals.

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Archery for youth

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

The Tyndall Youth Activities Center hosted an Olympic-style archery class June 16 to 20 at the youth center.

The class contained 32 children who learned basic skills such as appropriate stance, anchor points and releases, Andrew Wallace said, 325th Force Support Squadron youth sports and fitness director.

"The archery class emphasizes the basics of Olympic-style archery to boys and girls ages 7-18," said Wallace. "The class exposes youth to a lifetime individual sport that is grea
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325th Maintenance Squadron changes command

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

Major Melinda Santos-Hughes assumed command of the 325th Maintenance Squadron during a change of command ceremony June 24. Santos-Hughes was previously the maintenance operations officer for the 56th Maintenance Group, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. She is replacing Maj. Shawnn Martin who is going to Kansas State University, Air Force ROTC Detachment 270, Manhattan, Kan.
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Tyndall excels above rest in Major Command

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

Tyndall earned the Air Combat Command Best Comprehensive Airmen Fitness Day winner for the 2014 first quarter.

Tyndall's CAF day in March put focus the importance of volunteering in the local community.

"CAF Day represents Tyndall's investment in readiness of the force and quality of life of our Airmen, both military and civilian, and their families," said Corey C
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Base town hall meetings: Airman Comprehensive Assessment

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

The Military Personnel Section will be conducting briefings concerning the new Airman Comprehensive Assessment at specified times and locations June 23 to 26.

The feedback process replacement is for both officers and enlisted Airmen.

This briefing will provide insight into the ACA documentation process as well as provide supervisors with helpful facts concerning the new process.

The first step in the process will begin July 1 with the implementation of the ACA Worksheet performance feedback tool.
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Under the sea

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June 17, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

The Tyndall Single Airmen Programming Initiative is slated to host a free scuba class June 26 to 29 for Airmen.

The Single Airman Programming Initiative is an Air Force program, endorsed by the office of the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, administered by Air Force Personnel Center, and operated through installation Force Support Squadrons.

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Daddy daughter dance

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June 17, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

The Heritage Club hosted a special event for Father's Day June 12 at the Heritage Clubs ballroom.

The Daddy Daughter Dance started five years ago and is hosted right before Father's Day. The dance has approximately 200 people in attendance every year.

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325th Contracting Squadron changes command

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

Lieutenant Col. Antonio Gonzalez, 325th Contracting Squadron commander, passed command of the 325th CONS to Maj. Bryan Lamb during a change of command ceremony June 11. Gonzalez will be headed to the Pentagon, District of Columbia, as the Defense Department Inspector General program acquisition evaluator. Prior to taking command of the 325th CONS, Lamb served as the Instillation Mission Support Staff Officer, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Contracting of the Air Force at the Pentagon. The 325th CONS is a multi-faceted organization, which affects every individual stationed at Tyndall. It is responsible for awarding and administering a variety of contracts ranging from computer equipment to multimillion-dollar cons
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Tyndall Airman wins Air Force award

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

A 325th Logistics Readiness Squadron Airman was recently awarded an Air Force level award.

Senior Master Sgt. Frank Graziano, 325th LRS deployment and distribution superintendent, was named the 2013 Air Force Outstanding Logistics Readiness Senior NCO of the year.

The award recognizes the top senior NCO within the logistics community for outstanding contributions to the success of the Air Force and Defense Department.

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SAPR Stand Down Day a success

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

Team Tyndall hosted the quarterly Comprehensive Airman Fitness Day June 9 with a focus on Sexual Assault Prevention Response.

CAF days are dedicated to improving all Airmen. According to Corey Coleman, 325th Fighter Wing community support coordinator, it has evolved from a day dedicated to safety to a day that encompasses resilience training, fitness, safety, volunteer service and overall well-being.

"CAF days are time we set aside to discuss how Airmen can be well physically, mentally, spiritually and socially, which are the four pillars of Comprehensive Airmen Fitness," said Coleman. "It's a time where we can hit pause on our day-to-day mission and focus on things like our resilience training."
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Oliver North coming to Tyndall

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

Retired U.S. Marine Corps Col. Oliver North is scheduled to appear at the Tyndall Base Exchange June 21 to sign autographs in promotion of his new book, "Counterfeit Lies."

North is taking part in a nationwide book tour, stopping at different cities and military installations along the way.

"I think he'll draw a pretty good crowd," said Phillip Capshaw, Army & Air Force Exchange Service general manager. "He interacts with the troops, and I think from that perspective he's going to boost morale here at Tyndall."
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Congratulations to Class 14012

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

Seven Team Tyndall Airmen graduated from the Undergraduate Air Battle Manager training program in a ceremony June 4.

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) aircrafts. 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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325th Training Support Squadron changes command

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

Lieutenant Col. Jason Costello, 325th Training Support Squadron commander, passed command of the 325th TRSS to Lt. Col. Matthew Zamiska during a change of command ceremony June 6.Costello will join the Naval War College Staff in Newport, R.I. Prior to taking command of the 325th TRSS, Zamiska served as the 325th Operations Support Squadron director of operations. The 325th TRSS manages training resources and conducts unrivaled academic and realistic simulator training to produce America's Air Dominance Team of F-22 pilots, air battle managers and intelligence officers for worldwide assignment. A 'Meet the Commander' feature on Zamiska will be published in the coming weeks.
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325th Force Support Squadron changes command

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

Lieutenant Col. Kyle Head, 325th Force Support Squadron commander, passed command of the 325th FSS to Lt. Col. Johnathan Zulauf during a change of command ceremony June 6.Head will go on to serve as the executive officer to the Secretary of Defense's Representative to Europe/USNATO Defense Advisor at the United States Mission to NATO in Brussels City, Belgium. Prior to taking command of the 325th FSS, Zuluaf served as the Chief of Services Transformation, Directorate of Services, Headquarters Air Force Personnel Center, Joint Base San Antonio - Lackland, Texas. The 325th FSS is the most widely diverse organization at Tyndall, providing more than 20 different activities to military, family members and authorized civilian customers. Squadron activities generate more than $8 million annually in non-appropriated funds. The unit manages food services, lodging, manpower and personnel, recreational support, family services, youth programs, professional development and education. A 'Meet the C
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