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Vol. 1, No. 1 Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. Training Expeditionary Airpower Experts Jan. 14, 2008


In Brief
Black History Month

The Black History Month
Luncheon is at 11:30 a.m.
Feb. 7 at the Collocated Club.
Reservations are due Jan.
30. Tickets are $9 fro club
members and $10 for non-club
members. Contact Melissa
Greene at 283-2807.

Commemoration

The commemoration cel-
ebration for Dr. Marin Luther
King, Jr. will be at 11 a.m. Jan.
17 at Chapel 1.

Flu mist
Visit the 325th Medical
Group immunizations clinic
for a flu shot. Clinic hours
are 7:30 a.m- 4 p.m. Monday
through Friday. For more
information, call 283-7495.

HPV Vaccine
The 325th Medical Group
has received the human papil-
loma virus vaccine. The HPV
vaccine, a series of three shots
over six months, helps protect
women against cervical cancer.
All females ages 9 through 26
years old are eligible for this
vaccine.

Basic Savings
The next series of Basic Sav-
ings and Investment Classes
are Jan. 23, Feb. 6 and 20, Mar.
9 and 19. Classes are 9 to 11
a.m. in the Airman and Fam-
ily Readiness Classroom, bldg
743. For more information,
call 283-4204.


The wait is over: ABUs land at Tyndall


STAFF SGT. TIMOTHY R. CAPLING
325TH FIGHTER WING PUBLIC AFFAIRS
After what has been a three-month
wait for some, the Airman Battle
Uniform is available for purchase at
the Tyndall Air Force Base Military
Clothing Sales store.
The uniform went on sale Tuesday
for Tyndall AFB senior leaders to get
fitted, and Wednesday for the rest
of the base population, Ms. Kellett
said.
"We got four palettes of the new
uniform last week," said Candice
Kellett, Military Clothing Sales and
Class Six branch manager. "We got
other pieces of the shipment before
then," she said.
"We have very few sizes for the
time being, so we're limiting each
customer to one full set so everyone
on base gets a chance to purchase
them," Ms. Kellett said. "But now
we can start ordering shipments, so
more will be here in the future."
Ms. Kellet said she doesn't know
exactly when they'll get more, but
she's hoping to get the next shipment
in February.
The high demand for the uniform
brought a large volume of customers
into the store for the debut.
"It's been a mad house here today,"


2nd Lt. David Yu, 325th Air Control Squadron student, and SeniorAir-
man Dustin McCroskey, 325th Security Forces Squadron patrolman,
search through a box of Airman Battle Uniforms at Military Clothing
Sales Wednesday. Military Clothing Sales management hopes to get
another shipment of the uniform in February.


said Mary Lattal, senior associate.
"We've been busy since we opened
up this morning."
2nd Lieutenant David Yu, 325th Air
Control Squadron student, decided to
buy the ABU to cut costs.
"I bought the uniform to save time
and money from starching, ironing
and shining," the lieutenant said.
Senior Airman Dustin McCroskey,
325th Security Forces Squadron
patrolman said he heard from a friend


of a friend that the uniform was going
to be available and wanted to get to
the store on the first day to be able to
get his size.
"I needed new uniforms anyway,"
the Airman said. "I wanted to hold off
until the ABU got here so I wouldn't
have to buy all new uniforms when
they become mandatory."
Airman McCrosky also said he
liked the style the ABU.
"They look really good," he said.


Team Tyndall gives life through blood


AIRMAN 1ST CLASS ANTHONY J. HYATT
325TH FIGHTER WING PUBLIC AFFAIRS
Members from Tyndall Air Force
Base gathered at the Community
Activities Center to help donate blood
to the Armed Services Blood Program
Wednesday.
Technicians from the 81st Medical
Operations Squadron's donar center
from Keesler AFB, Miss. arrived


Tuesday evening to support the
operation. Keesler's center is one of
three in the Air Force.
"The blood collected byASBP comes
from the military for the military,"
said 2nd Lt. Caitlin Harris, 325th
Contracting Squadron contracting
specialist and blood drive coordinator.
One pint of blood can save up to four
lives, said the lieutenant.


Atotal of 77 members donated blood
at the drive.
'We had nearly 100 people show up
to donate, but we had to defer some
of them because they weren't able to
donate today," said Lieutenant Harris.
Some of the reasons for deferment
are if the donar:
*had contact with blood or body
fluids through injury, accidental needle
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I Trust,- Teamok Trinn I





Vol. 1, No. 1 Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. Training Expeditionary Airpower Experts Jan. 14, 2008


GMH to open new doors for military families


STAFF SGT. VESTA M. ANDERSON
325TH FIGHTER WING PUBLIC AFFAIRS
The Gary Michael Holloway Mili-
tary Housing office anticipates con-
struction completion on its first 28
homes at Redfish Point's extension
late February.
Redfish Extension is projected to
have 209 new homes; 116 houses
comprised of three and four bedrooms
will be reserved forjunior enlisted and
93 houses comprised of three and four
bedrooms reserved for company grade
officers.
The families who will have move-
in priority on the 28 homes are being
relocated due to the scheduled demoli-
tion in Wood Manor. Families on the
"wait list" for base housing are second
in line, explained Mrs. Teri Henry,
GMH Military Housing community
manager.
The government has taken steps to


ensure military families are well taken
care of.
According to the GMH office, if
military members are directed to move
due to immediately scheduled demoli-
tion or renovation of a current home,
the government will reimburse the
military member. The military member
will then have a choice to complete a
"do it yourself' move or have a profes-
sional carrier move them.
Currently, there is only one area of
Wood Manor scheduled for demoli-
tion Sentry Lane located off Sabre
Drive individuals here will have
first priority to the new housing, said
Mrs. Henry.
"Once the first two priorities are
exhausted, relocation availability and
policy information will be provided to
current (Wood Manor) residents," said
Mrs. Henry.
Lease-obligation fulfillment, time


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Photo provided by GMH Military Housing office
This two story, three bedroom junior-enlisted home features a ga-
rage, five-star energy-efficient appliances, a screened-in patio and is
more than 1700 square feet.


remaining at Tyndall AFB, unit condi-
tion pre-inspection, and discrepancy
and complaint history are all factors
determining a resident's move into a
newer housing unit, explained Mrs.
Henry.


Additionally, housing for officers
between the ranks of 0-4 to 0-7 is an-
ticipated spring 2008.
For additional information, contact
GMH Military Housing at 286-1700.


Airman Against Drunk Driving
SfIRME provides military members with
a free, safe ride home within the
.[" local area. This program is avail-
able to all ranks possessing a
valid Military ID. AADD stresses
complete anonymity to ease the
fear of retribution.
Call: (850) 867-0220
Hours of Operation: Fri. & Sat.
5 p.m. through 5 a.m.





Major Kelli Lorenzo -
Major Kelli Lorenzo


Maj. Lorenzo, 325th Medical Group Health Care In-
tegrator, has been immersed in health care integra-
tion for 23,000 beneficiaries.
Maj. Lorenzo planned and orchestrated the 2007
Women's Health Fair that attracted hundreds of par-
ticipants who received information and briefings from
local experts on a variety of women's health issues.


Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Time on station: One year 5 months
Time in service: Thirteen years
Hobbies: Hiking, gardening, cooking
and a good adventure
Goals: To leave the world a better place
and enjoy the journey along the way
Favorite thing about Tyndall AFB:
The people
Favorite movie: This time of year: "It's a
Wonderful Life"
Favorite book: "I'll let you know when
I finish Air Command and Staff College."
Pet Peeves: Apathy, lack of account-
ability, the shrink wrap on CDs
Proudest moment in the military: Car-
ing for the wounded Operation Enduring
Freedom & Operation Iraqi Freedom Air-
men, sailors, soldiers and Marines.
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
one-day pass


2008 DECA


Scholarships

COURTESY OF DEFENSE COMMIS-
SARY AGENCY
The "Scholarships for Military
Children Program" was created in
recognition of the contributions of
military families to the readiness of
the fighting force and to celebrate
the role of the commissary in the
military family community. Since
its inception in 2000, more than $6
million in scholarships have been
awarded to 3,532 dependents from
more than 40,000 applicants.
Scholarship awards will be based on

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stick or contact with an open wound,
non-intact skin or mucous membrane
*have been in jail, prison or any other
correctional facility for more than 72
consecutive hours
*received blood or had an organ, or
tissue transplant
*had donated blood within the past
56 days
*had a tattoo, brand or piercing in the
past 12 months


Servicemembers who have been
deployed to Iraq within the last year are
also deferred due to potential exposure
to leishmaniasis, a disease spread by
sand flies.
The next blood drive is scheduled
for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 10.
"Just think of a loved one who made
need this life saving product," said Lisa
Lynn, Armed Services Blood Program
recruiter.


funds available, but individual awards
of at least $1,500 are anticipated. If
there are no eligible applicants from
a particular commissary, the funds
designated for that commissary
will be awarded as an additional
scholarship at another installation
Only children of active duty,
Reserve, National Guard and retired
military may apply. Eligibility will
be determined by the Scholarship
Managers.
Students with questions regarding
the application should call
scholarship managers at (856) 616-
9311 or e-mail militaryscholar@
scholarshipmanagers.com.
Applications are available at http://
www.militaryscholar.org.




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