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  • 325th AMXS proves resilient a year after Hurricane Michael

    Houses torn to pieces, an entire base left in shambles and people left devastated by the destruction. One year ago, Hurricane Michael tore through northwest Florida directly impacting Tyndall Air Force Base. “Hurricane Michael was a defining moment for our unit,” said Lt. Col. Adrienne Stahl, 325th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander. “We experienced professional hardship and personal tragedy, but it showed us what we are capable of overcoming together.”
  • Four former Nomads graduate OTS in “Godzilla” class

    The largest class in Officer Training School history graduated 745 commissioned officers in its “Godzilla” class on Sept. 26, 2019 with former Nomads among them Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama.
  • 33rd Fighter Wing fires live AIM-9X missiles for the first time

    The warm sticky breeze flowed across the jets as they sat on the flight line awaiting their next mission. Airmen began to arrive. Two drove in the live munitions and others drive in a tool kit. The beginning of something new began for these jets. AIM-9X missiles were loaded on to the F-35A Lightning II for the first time at Eglin Air Force Base Sept. 17-19 for Exercise Combat Archer.
  • 33rd Fighter Wing student pilots bring the noise to Northern Lightning 2019

    Student pilots from the 33rd Fighter Wing took their training on the road during joint force training exercise Northern Lightning at Volk Field Air National Guard Base, Wis., August 12-23, 2019.
  • Optimizing ABM syllabus saves time, empowers students

    The Undergraduate Air Battle Manager Course reduced training days from 175 to 135 by optimizing the syllabus and giving the students more responsibility to learn on their own, resulting in a 26 percent total time saved.
  • Finding a Nomad

    “Our Nomads have ceased their wandering” is the epitaph engraved on top of the 33rd Fighter Wing’s Khobar Towers memorial dedicated to the 12 Nomads who lost their lives. The journey for one Nomad on that wall may have come to an end but for his sister it has just begun.
  • Saving Lives

    Many Americans choose to donate blood, platelets, and more all around the country every day. One Nomad decided to go above and beyond to help a total stranger. Maj. Matt Tucker, 33rd Fighter Wing F-35A pilot, recently received a call that changed his life and the life of a man he had never met. Tucker had shown up as a 9/10 bone marrow match through a registry he had tested for many years ago.
  • Former Nomad returns to command the 33rd FW

    Hundreds of Nomads welcomed a new commander to the 33rd Fighter Wing during a change of command ceremony here, Jun 18.Maj. Gen. Craig Wills, the commander of 19th Air Force, presided over the ceremony where Col. Jon Wheeler took his place as the newest Nomad One and the wing bid farewell to Col. Paul Moga, who heads to an air staff position at the
  • A Nomad's journey at the 2019 Warrior Games

    Master Sgt. Melissa Martinez, 33rd Fighter Wing wing staff unit deployment manager, suffered a leg injury during a deployment to Afghanistan in 2017. Her journey to recovery has not been easy, but she is excited to share what has really helped her during this difficult journey.
  • 58 FS honors former Gorilla

    The 58th Fighter Squadron honored retired Air Force Lt. Col. George “Buckshot” McKinney, Jr., after his passing on May 15, 2019 during a gathering in the squadron heritage room on May 28, 2019.
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