Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. Training Expeditionary Airpower Experts
Basic Savings and
The Tyndall Airman
and Family Readiness
center is pleased to
announce a new savings
and investment class
series called Investor
University on Base. This
will be a four session
series, with an additional
fifth class featuring home
buying information. The
first series of classes are
scheduled to begin May
2, May 23, June 13, June
20, and July 18.
These classes will be
held at the Education
Center, Room 36, from
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
For information and
to register, please call
Gulf Coast Horse Show
and Music Festival
The Annual Gulf Coast
Charity Horse Show and
Music Festival will be
held April 26-28 at Frank
Brown Park. Admission
will be free to all active
duty military in uniform
or with a valid military ID,
MORE NEWS STORIES
ON TYNDALL'S HOME
EARTH DAY: AN ANNUAL
EVENT WITH INCREASING
SUPPORT EMPLOYEE OF
Students receive $13,000 in academic support
AIRMAN FIRST CLASS ANTHONY HYATT
325th Fighter Wing/ Public Affairs
Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. -
What is a scholarship? To many
students, a scholarship is the only thing
that lies between them and a college
education. Scholarships help students
by aiding them with funding, which will
allow them to further their education.
The Tyndall AFB Officers' Spouses
Club presented $13,000 in academic
scholarships to students at 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday at the Officers' Club.
"The Officers' Spouses club gives out
scholarships annually," said Kate Bobb,
the president of the Officers' Spouse
Club. Roughly 23 people applied for
Eleven selected students received
scholarships ranging from $250 to
To be eligible for an OSC scholarship,
applicants must be active-duty military,
Guard, Reserve, retired military or a
dependent of a military or retired military
Col. Scott Davis, Vice Commander of
the 325th Fighter Wing, was present to
hand out the awards to the winners.
Among the 11 winners were six
high school military dependents, three
spouses of active duty personnel, and
two military dependents who are current
"Education is very important to me
and I plan on going to the University of
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'TYNDALL NEWS' ON THE HOME PAGE.
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dents during a ceremony April 17 at the Officer's Club. The OSC awarded $13,000 as part of their annual
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April 20, 2007
Vol. 1, No. 10
Page 2 Web Defender
Airman 1st Class Bryan Byrd
Airman 1st Class Byrd, 325th Aerospace Medicine
Squadron public health technician, received the Check-
ertail Salute Warrior of the Week award from Brig.
Gen. Tod Wolters, 325th Fighter Wing commander
Airman 1st Class Byrd successfully led 28 food facility
inspections identifying potential food safety hazards reducing
the possibility of illness. He also volunteers in the community
by dedicating time to the Seacrest Wolf Preserve and by sup-
porting local veterans.
Duty title: 325th Aerospace Medicine
Squadron public health technician
Hometown: Fayetteville, N.C.
Time on station: Six months, seven
Time in service: 359 days
Hobbies: Hunting, fishing, working out
and enjoying time with family
Goals: To finish my criminal justice de-
Favorite thing about Tyndall AFB:
The beaches and people
Favorite movie: Black Hawk Down
Favorite book: Any college book
Pet Peeves: Not giving at least 100
Proudest moment in the military:
Shaking Brig. Gen. Wolters hand and
winning Checkertail Salute
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
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April 13, 2007
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.
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!
THE AIRMAN'S CREED
I AM AN 1ME:IRICAN AIRMAN.
I AM A WARRIOR.
I HAVE ANSWERED MY NATION'S CALL.
1 AM AN AMERICAN AIRMAN.
'IY MISSION IS TO FLY. FIGHT. AND WIN.
I AM FAITHFUL TOA PROUD HERITAGE,
A TRADITION OF HONOR,
AN D A LEGACY OF VALOR.
I AM AN AMERICAN AIRMAN,
GUARDIAN OF FREEDOM AND JUSTICE.
MY NATION'S SWORD AND SHIELD,
ITS SEN TRY AND AVENGER.
I DEFEND MY COUNTRY 1\ ITH MY 1LIFE.
1 AM AN AMERICAN AIRMAN:
WINGMAN, LEADER. WARRIOR.
I WILL NEVER LEAVE AN AIRMAN BEH IND,
I WILL NEVER FAL iER,
AND I WILL NOT FAIL.