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Vol. 2, No. 8 Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. Training Expeditionary Airpower Experts Mar. 3, 2008


In Brief


Tyndall NCO takes third in competition


Change fCormmand
The 325th Fighter Wing
change of command ceremony
is 10 a.m. Friday in Hangar 2.
Brig. Gen. Tod Wolters will re-
linquish command to Col. Darryl
Roberson. This event is open to
the base populous. Due to lim-
ited parking, bus transportation
will be provided from buildings
662,1281 and 1471 beginning at
8:30 a.m. Buses will also pick up
along flight line road. Personnel
are encouraged to use provided
transportation.

Falcon Loan
The Falcon Loan is an
interest-free loan of $500
or less that can be used for
emergency needs. For more
information, call 283-4204 or
visit www.afas.org.

Dining Facility
The Berg-Liles dining fa-
cility will be closed until
April 1 due to repairs to its
drainage systems. For ad-
ditional information, call the
food service staff office at
283-4422.

GCCC
The next GCCC placement
testis 1 p.m. March 12. Formore
information, call 283-4332.

Country Music Star
Country music starAaron Tip-
pin will perform a free concert
at the 2008 Gulf Coast Salute
air show March 29. For more
information about the air show,
visit www.tyndall.af.mil.


STAFF SGT. TIMOTHY CAPLING
325TH FIGHTER WING PUBLIC AFFAIRS

A Tyndall Air Force Base Airmen
Leadership School instructor placed
third in the South Atlantic Strong-
man III Platinum contest Feb. 16 in
Columbia, S.C.
Tech. Sgt. Jacob Peeterse earned a
berth to the national competition by
placing in the top three in the 231-
265 pound weight class.
The contest, similar to television's
"World's Strongest Man," con-
tains non-traditional athletic events
that require substantial feats of
strength.
The competition started with the
keg carry and load event, which had
contestants lifting 200-, 225- and
250-pound kegs to various heights.
"Watching the lightweight divi-
sion go through, it looked like it was
going to be pretty tough," Sergeant
Peeterse said. "I went through the
whole thing pretty easy, but messed
up the 250 because I grabbed it even-
handed."
He finished the event with a time
of 33 seconds-- good enough to take
first place for that portion.
Next up was the 250-pound log
clean and press. The sergeant found
himself unable to complete the
press, but fortunately only one other
competitor was able to. He said he
was a little disappointed because he
had cleaned and pressed 270-pounds
in the past.
"I was wondering all day what had
happened and then I saw the pictures
and my chest was caved in," the
sergeant said. "I was in a horrible
position to press."
The next event, the truck pull,
also proved to be difficult for him.
The truck pull required competitors


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Tech. Sgt. Jacob Peeterse pulls a 700-pound chain in the South
Atlantic Strongman Challenge III in Columbia, S.C., Feb 16. Ser-
geant Peeterse placed third in the competition, earning a berth to
the Nationals this November in Las Vegas.


to pull a Ford Ranger up a slight
incline. Even though he had never
attempted such a feat, Sergeant
Peeterse said he gave it his all, but
was unable to top his competition.
He placed last in the event.
"That killed my chances of
getting any higher than third,"
he said.
However, he bounced back in


the next event, the 575-pound
dead lift by nabbing second place
with five repetitions. He then fol-
lowed up with a third-place finish
in the stone lifting portion.
The final event of the afternoon
was the 700-pound chain drag.
The first contestant in Sergeant

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Vol. 2, No. 8 Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. Training Expeditionary Airpower Experts Mar. 3, 2008


2008 Tyndall Intramural
Basketball scores
Feb. 26, 2008


5:30 p.m. SFS-51

6:30 p.m. ACS-36

7:30 p.m. WEG-53


AFCESA-30

MXS-89

AFCESA-50


Feb. 27, 2008


5:30 p.m. SVS-53

6:30 p.m. 2FS-59


MSS-45

CES-44


7:30 p.m. MXS-36 OSS-58

Feb. 28, 2008

5:30 p.m. AMXS1-53 WEG-64

6:30 p.m. ACS-51 AMXS2-74

7:30 p.m. MOS-51 SFS-34


Airman 1st Class Bret Nayman


Aw I
Photo by Chris Dahmer
Airman 1st Class Brett Nayman, 325th Air Control Squad-
ron instructor pilot simulator, sets up a surveillance
scope used for aircraft monitoring.
Airman Nayman single-handedly tracked and logged Air Force
ancillary training for more than 300 personnel. He also devot-
ed nearly 80 hours to special needs children; providing child-
care and sign language training for autistic children. Airman
Nayman has completed 15 semester hours toward his bache-
lor's degree in Air and Space Operations technology.


Hometown: Hazel Green, Ala.
Time on station: One year and
three months
Time in service: Two years and
five months
Hobbies: Going to the movies and
playing paintball
Goals: To complete my degree and
get commissioned
Favorite thing about Tyndall AFB:
Close to family
Favorite movie: The Boondock
Saints
Favorite book: Band of Brothers
Proudest moment in the military:
Receiving Airman of the Quarter at
Mountain Home AFB, Idaho
The Checkertail Salute is a 325th Fighter Wing com-
mander 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.


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Peeterse's weight class dragged
the chain the entire distance up
the 100-foot hill.
"At that point all I could do
was lose third," Sergeant Peeterse
said. "I was too far from second
to catch him. So I thought, 'I'm
going to have to go the distance.'
I grabbed the chain, looked at
the sky and pulled for all I was
worth."
He ended up 10 to 12 feet from
the finish line. His effort was
good enough to take second place
in the chain drag and secure third
for the entire day.
"Had a couple of things gone
differently I would have been
happier, but overall I had fun and
gave 100 percent all day," he said.
"Not a bad day."
His next competition is slated
for March in the Support Your
Troops Strongman Challenge in
Pace, Fla. Sergeant Peeterse said
he was planning on competing,
but may not be able due to a back
injury.
He said he'd like to compete in
the Nationals in November, but
wasn't sure yet if he'd be able to
attend.


2008 Tyndall Intramural
Basketball standings
(as of today)

Team Win Loss

53WEG 10 1
MOS 11 3
MXS 10 3
AMXS2 10 3
OSS 10 3
AMXS1 8 6
SVS 6 5
COMM 7 6
SFS 6 7
AFCESA 5 8
ACS 5 9
2FS 4 9
CES 2 11
MSS 2 12
AOC 0 13


Lisa Norman
Congrats new Chiefs
(From left to right) Senior Master
Sgts. Richard Nordstrom, Donnie
Morris and Leonard Krombel, and
Chief Master Sgts. Leonard How-
ard and Christopher Saylor cut
the ceremonial cake at the 2008
Chief Master Sgts. Recognition
Ceremony Feb. 22 at the Tyndall
Community Activities Center.


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