Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. Training Expeditionary Airpower Experts
Congratulations to Tyndall's Airey NCO Academy graduates
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Stepping it up
Brig. Gen. Tod Wolters (center), 325th Fighter Wing com-
mander, and Col. Marc Luiken (right), 325th Mission Support
Group commander, participate in the fourth annual Step Up
Florida Run Feb. 16. The relay event consisted of a three-mile
run and 12-mile bike ride starting at Bonita Bay and ending in
Mexico Beach. Step Up Florida is a statewide initiative pro-
moting physical activity and healthy lifestyles for Florida's
citizens and visitors.
Airman 1st Class Anthony Hyatt
Up in smoke
Terry Walter, 325th Civil Engineering Squadron wildland fire pro-
gram manager, monitors a control burn near the Enlisted Club
Feb. 15. Control burns are being conducting in several areas on
base in effort to increase fire safety and improve wildlife envi-
ronments. By burning periodically, the threat of unpredictable,
disastrous wildfires is reduced and ecological rejuvenation oc-
curs, providing a better environment for Tyndall's 46 federally
protected and endangered plant and animal species.
Vol. 1, No. 06
-,Tech. Sgt. Jon Werner
Tech. Sgt. Jon Werner
Airman 1st Class Anthony Hyatt
Sergeant Jon Werner receives the Checkertail Sa-
lute Warrior of the Week award from Brig. Gen. Tod
Wolters, 325th Fighter Wing commander.
Sergeant Werner assisted in the F-22 Raptor integra-
tion here. He reduced man hours by 40 percent in the
F-22 automated Form F program. Sergeant Werner also
supervised more than 8,000 inspections, providing lead-
ership with timely maintenance information.
Duty title: Quality assurance evaluator
Hometown: Williamsburg, Iowa
Time on station: Seven years
Time in service: Fifteen years and six
Hobbies: Outdoor recreation and playing
with my children
Goals: Finish Community College of the Air
Force degree and make master sergeant
Favorite thing about Tyndall AFB: The
Favorite movie: "Armageddon"
Pet Peeves: Not respecting the U.S. flag
or the military
Proudest moment in the military:
When my son was born, the Air Force
helped out with his long hospital stay.
The Checkertail Salute is a 325th Fighter Wing
commander program designed to recognize
Tyndall's Warrior of the Week. Supervisors can
nominate individuals via their squadron and
group commanders. Award recipients receive
a certificate, letter from the commander and a
Can you identify this
object? If so, send an
e-mail to editor@tyndall.
af.mil with "Identify this"
in the subject line.
Three correct entries will
be chosen at random and
drawn from a hat to de-
termine the final winner.
The prize can be claimed
at the Public Affairs of-
Staff Sgt. Anthony Foun-
tain, 325th Operation-
al Support Squadron,
correctly guessed the
Feb. 16 "Identify This" as
an odometer. Congratula-
tions Sergeant Fountain,
come claim your prize!
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A prayer of hope
Chaplain David Cooper, Air Forces North chaplain,
gives a prayer for the nation during the National Prayer
Luncheon here Feb. 15 at the Officer's Club. The lun-
cheon featured guest speaker Chaplain Howard Sten-
dahl, Air Education and Training Command chaplain.
Chaplain Stendahl spoke on fearless hope and encour-
aged those in attendance to "look forward to what we
hope for and not what we fear."
Feb. 23, 2007