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  • One year after Hurricane Michael, Tyndall personnel recall experiences

    Personal perspectives on the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Michael from Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., personnel who support the mission at base—both before and after the category 5 hurricane made landfall on October 10, 2018.
  • Hurricane Michael: One year later

    By wind and water it came. Before leaving, Hurricane Michael nearly took with it what had taken more than 70 years of history to build. In its wake, the category 5 storm left behind a historic tragedy – although 12 months have passed, remains evident. The day of the storm began with a Tyndall Air Force Base, several nearby towns and the people who live and work there, intact. By dusk, life had dramatically changed. The base and surrounding communities took a direct hit from the third-largest hurricane to strike the continental United States. The storm damaged 95 percent of installation buildings and 100 percent of housing, many beyond repair.
  • CMAFS fire department trains hard, works with community

    Fighting fires on Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, Colorado, is often unlike fighting fires anywhere else. That should be no surprise, given that CMAFS hosts the Cheyenne Mountain Complex, a massive subterranean facility made of steel, constructed under a mile and a half of rock.
  • Showcasing technology at STEM event

    Holloman Airmen traveled to Roswell,NM to teach middle and high school students about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics career fields.
  • Energy Action Month: Saving energy on the road

    Check out part 1 of our 3-part series on steps we can all take at the Air Force Academy to conserve energy.
  • 97 CES Concludes Fire Prevention Week with Parade

    For Fire Prevention Week this year, the 97th Civil Engineer Squadron ended its festivities with a parade through base housing and an open house at the Fire Station, Sept. 28, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • Air Force recognizes Energy Action Month 2019

    October is Energy Action Month.
  • Clean energy partnership demonstrates ‘alternative’ way to move aircraft

    The Hawaii Air National Guard [HIANG] demonstrated the use of alternative energy to tow a KC-135 Stratotanker. A U-30 Aircraft Tow Tractor retrofitted with hydrogen fuel cells was used to tow the 186,000 pound aircraft on the flightline of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam and demonstrate the efficacy of the technology, showing one way the U.S. Air Force could incorporate the use of renewable energy in conducting operational missions while lessening its dependency on fossil fuels.
  • Tyndall holds third industry day to plan rebuild of base

    Resilient. Sustainable. Adaptable. This was the mantra of Air Force planners, community leaders and industry representatives collaborating on the rebuild of Tyndall Air Force Base during an industry day held near the base Sept. 12. Nearly a year after Hurricane Michael caused massive destruction to Tyndall and Bay County on Oct. 10, 2018, the Air Force and local community are rebuilding and looking to the future.
  • Saving lives since ‘72

    The black smoke swirled around the young fireman as he helped fight the growing flames that threatened to consume the home. Through the rolling darkness that consumed him, a hand passed back what looked like a dirty rag. This was 15-year-old Jeffery Barbour’s first experience in a burning building after joining the Hampton Fire Department on July 10, 1972, following a long line of firefighting family members.
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