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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 conducts hurricane preparedness exercise

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

Team Tyndall conducted a week-long hurricane preparedness exercise which will simulated the steps to be taken during base Hurricane Conditions levels five through one.

The Atlantic hurricane season will begin June 1 and end Nov. 1. It is vital Airmen know and understand the HURCON condition levels.

During the entire season, the base is considered in HURCON 5 until further precautions need to be taken. Below are the HURCON levels, and their conditions.

HURCON 4: Indicates surface winds in excess of 45 mph (40 knots) could arrive within 96 hours.
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Airman Leadership School Class 14-4 Graduation

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

Congratulations to Airman Leadership School Class 14-4 graduates. Twenty-nine Team Tyndall Airmen graduated during a ceremony May 15 at the Horizons Community Center.

Airman Leadership School is a five week-long Air Force program designed to develop Airmen into effective front-line supervisors. It is the first professional military education that enlisted Air Force members encounter. ALS focuses on developing leadership abilities as well as effective communication. Senior airmen with 48 months time-in-service or those with a promotion line number for staff sergeant are eligible to attend. The member must also have at least six months of retainability from the projected class graduation date before being enrolled. ALS covers combat leader, military professional, supervisor of Airmen, verbal and written communication, and group dynamics.
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Memorial Day holiday hours of operation

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May 16, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine


Berg-Liles Dining Hall

283-2239
May 23-26
Breakfast from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.
Lunch from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Clinic and Pharmacy
283-2778
May 23 to 26 - closed

Fitness Center
283-2631
May 23-25 - Normal hours
May 26 - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Postal Service Center
283-2366
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Memorial Day holiday hours of operation

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May 16, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine


Berg-Liles Dining Hall

283-2239
May 23-26
Breakfast from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.
Lunch from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Clinic and Pharmacy
283-2778
May 23 to 26 - closed

Fitness Center
283-2631
May 23-25 - Normal hours
May 26 - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Postal Service Center
283-2366
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Base Pool to open Memorial Day Weekend

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May 16, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

The Tyndall base pool is scheduled to open Saturday, May 24 in correlation with Memorial Day weekend.

The pool is located behind the base gym and adjacent to the Horizons Community Activity Center and features a deep end, slide, rock climbing wall and diving board.

Open swim will be Saturday through Monday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Additionally, lap swimming will be available Tuesday through Friday 6 to 8 a.m. and noon to 1 p.m.
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From gang member to Chief

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

Chief Master Sgt. Jose A. Barraza, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, 3rd Wing command chief, Alaska, speaks to a group of Airmen May 12 at the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group here. Barraza spent some time talking to Airmen about the choices they make and how it affects not only themselves, but also those around them.

Child of two rival gang members in South Central Los Angeles, Barraza was tossed into a life of violence and crime. After being shot for the fifth and final time, he decided it was time to change his life, so he joined the Air Force and has dedicated 25 years of his life to it.

 As he shared some of his experiences growing up, he reminded the audience that challenges ca
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Dedicated Crew Chief Induction Ceremony

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


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Commander shadows bioenvironmental engineer

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May 9, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

The 325th Fighter Wing commander learned how to perform the duties of a 325th Medical Group Airman May 9 at the base medical center.

Col. David E. Graff, 325th FW commander, met Airman 1st Class James Hunt, 325th Aerospace Medicine Squadron bioenvironmental engineering technician, as part of the Airman Shadow Program. more...

Tyndall, Bay County sign partnership statement

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May 6, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Tyndall and Bay County leadership met May 2 and signed a statement of intent targeted at finding "win-win" solutions for the base and surrounding neighbors.

 

"I must thank the Bay County Board of Commissioners for working with us on this agreement," said Col. David E. Graff, 325th Fighter Wing commander. "This is a landmark declaration aimed at stream-lining resources for Team Tyndall and the community we have been a part of for more than seven decades." more...

Contracting exercise

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May 6, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

The 325th Contracting Squadron conducted a mock deployment April 29 to May 2 at the old Tyndall golf course's warehouse.

 

 

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Tyndall holds Annual National Prayer Breakfast

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May 6, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Tyndall hosted a National Prayer Breakfast May 1 at the Horizon's Ballroom.

 

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Heritage transfers services to Horizons

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May 5, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

The Heritage began consolidating its services May 5 to the Horizons and will complete the transfer of services May 28.

Lunch at the Heritage will continue Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. from May 5 to 16. However, during this time, the lunch menu will be modified from the full lunch buffet to a deli sandwich, soup, salad and dessert bar with a beverage station.

Rates during this period will be $5.95 for members and $6.95 for non-members.

"The staff will clean and transition to Horizons' new kitchen from May 19 to 27," explained Jerry LaFrance, 325th Force Support Squadron Community Services Flight chief.
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Recycling drop-off locations added in base housing

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May 5, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine

Base housing residents recently received an additional location to drop off their recycled items.

"We placed a recycling trailer on the outskirts of Island View Housing," said Edwin Wallace, 325th Civil Engineer Squadron pollution prevention program manager. "There are now six recycling trailers that housing residents can use."

Besides Island View, there are two trailers located by the skateboard park, two trailers at Shell Point Gas Station and one trailer at Beacon Beach Marina residents can drop off their recycled items.
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May promotions

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May 5, 2014 in Florida, Tyndall Air Force Base by clevine


Congratulations to all of Tyndall's May promotees.
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Tyndall’s judge advocates put local students on trial

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

In honor of Law Day, May 1, the members of Tyndall's legal office went to Bay High School and Tyndall Elementary to engage with students about the legal system.

Bay High School students participated in educational sessions about being a judge advocate general, paralegal and general information about the law.

Third, fourth and fifth grade students from Tyndall Elementary School put on mock trials with the help of the legal staff.

"Each student volunteer had a different role such as prosecution, defense, judge, etc.," said Capt. Vincent Defabo, 325th Fighter Wing assistant judge advocate chief. "The jury was also made up of students."
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