Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. Training Expeditionary Airpower Experts
Cyclist rides across Amercia, honor fallen heroes
Photos by Airman 1st Class Anthony Hyatt
Ed Acevedo, an Army veteran and West Point graduate, and
Scott Nunn, a West Point classmate checks his cell phone for
Acevedo checks the air in his back tire as Nunn holds his bike steady.
His custom Waterford 1900 bicycle is built for long distance riding.
Acevedo makes sure all his supplies are packed in
his bags. He carries a tent, inflattable mattress and
clothes in his bags.
Acevedo departs Tyndall. His trip began in St. Augustine, Fla. March 23, and
plans to arrive in San Diego around mid-June.
ITrust, Teamok Tranin
April 13, 2007
Vol. 1, No. 09
Page 2 Web Defender
2nd Lt. Edith Smith
Lieutenant Smith, 95th Fighter Squadron Squadron
officer adjutant, receives the Checkertail Salute War-
rior of the Week award from Brig. Gen. Tod Wolters,
325th Fighter Wing commander.
Lieutenant Smith reviewed and altered personnel supervi-
sors within the squadron to prevent incorrect information on
Officer and Enlisted Performance Reports. She also volun-
teered to be an escort at the AETC Commander's Conference
here in March.
Duty title: 95th Fighter Squadron Officer
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
Time on station: One year, 5 months
Time in service: One year, 5 months
Hobbies: I like working out
Goals: To get accepted to graduate
Favorite thing about Tyndall AFB:
Favorite movie: "The Shawshank Re-
Favorite book: "Chronicles of Narnia"
Pet Peeves: Obnoxious and loud cell
Proudest moment in the military:
When my mom pinned on my rank and
started to cry
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
Tyndall home page
boasts new link to
Look for "Tyndall Announcements"
under featured links on the home page
to find out what's happening on base.
Airman 1sr Class Anthony Hyatt
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-
Maj. Oscar Gibbs,
Dental Squadron cor-
rectly guessed the
March 30 "Identify This"
as a fire suppression
sprinkler head. Congrat-
ulations Major Gibbs,
come claim your prize!
TE Golden Bolt Award
Photo by Airman Glenn Moore
Tech. Sgt. Steven Bright, 95th Aircraft Maintenance Unit dock
chief jacks up a F-15 Eagle for a landing gear operations check.
Sergeant Bright was the Golden Bolt winnerfor March. He found
the Golden Bolt on the 95th Aircraft Maintenance Unit ramp.
April 13, 2007