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  • 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.
  • Navy F-35C Squadron Deactivated at Eglin

    After seven years, U.S. Navy Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101, aka the “Grim Reapers” deactivated at Eglin AFB, Florida, on May 23, 2019, and assets were consolidated to Naval Air Station Lemoore, California.
  • 33rd Fighter Wing Selected For New F-35 Training Squadron

    The U.S. Air Force announced on May 9th, the 33rd Fighter Wing, Eglin AFB, Fla., is the preferred alternative to receive an additional F-35A training squadron of 24 F-35A Lightning IIs.
  • Month of the Military Child: The Wessling Family

    U.S. Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Joshua Wessling, 33rd Fighter Wing wing staff agency superintendent, spends time with his two children before deploying later this year.
  • Revamping the corrosion control section

    Two Airmen from the 33rd Maintenance Squadron Corrosion Control Section have revamped the corrosion compound and have acquired a brand new media booth, blast cabinets and are working on renovating their paint booth.
  • Nomads attend Air Warfare Symposium

    Airmen from the 33rd Fighter Wing attended the Air Force Association’s professional development event, the Air Warfare Symposium, Feb. 27 to March 1, 2019, in Orlando, Fla.
  • Contracted aggressors provide new opportunities

    Instructor pilots and students from the 58th Fighter Squadron integrated with a civilian contracted aggressor squadron to conduct air defense training Jan. 24, 2018, at Eglin Air Force Base.
  • AETC leadership visits hurricane recovery efforts

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Steven Kwast, Air Education and Training Command commander, right, and Lt. Col. Michael Lynch, 337th Air Control Squadron commander, view damage on the flightline caused by Hurricane Michael Jan. 24, 2019, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla. The 337th ACS sustained damage to several structures during Hurricane Michael. (U.S. Air
  • Nomads distinguish best of 2018

    The 33rd Fighter Wing recognized several of its members during the 2018 Annual Award Ceremony Jan. 25, 2019, at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.
  • Back to business: 337th returns to duty

    Students attending air battle manager courses at the 337th Air Control Squadron resumed classes Jan. 7, 2019, at Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla., to complete their remaining coursework just three months after a direct hit from Hurricane Michael.
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Happy #EarthDay! We'd like to say congratulations to Eglin Air Force Base for winning the "Natural Resources Conservation, Large Installation" award for The 2019 Secretary of Defense Environmental Awards! #TeamEglin's hard work to protect the earth pays off in more than just awards but also in keeping our community healthy. Thank you, U.S. Secretary of Defense!
Do you have plans THIS Friday? Come out to King Hangar on Eglin Air Force Base for the 2019 Team Eglin Load Competition. Watch the top 3 load crews from the 33rd Fighter Wing and the 96th Test Wing compete to find out who is the best. For more information, contact 33 MXG Weapons Standardization at (850) 882-1157 or (850) 883-5895. #LoadToad #Weapons
Fire in the hole! Our very own Col. Moga experienced the explosive side of the 96th Civil Engineer Squadron. Col. Moga toured the squadron alongside EOD members as part of an immersion program where he interacted with #Airmen and conducted exercises with various explosive devices. This is how we end our Fridays, how do you end yours?
A little rain never stopped our #Nomads! Children of the #DoolittleRaiders toured Eglin Air Force Base today and stopped by our own #33FW Saylor hangar. Saylor hangar was named after Ret. Lt. Col. Edward Saylor, a crew chief for the Doolittle Raiders whose quick thinking and determination made sure the 16th #aircraft was up and running in time! Our #Airmen were honored to show these families the dedication plaque, history in the unit building, and finally an up close look at the F-35A Lightning II inside the hangar.
Join the livestream and watch the Lt. Col. Richard “Dick” E. Cole memorial ceremony. #DoolittleRaider
Maj. Gen. Doherty, the 19th Air Force commander visited our Doghouse this week! Doherty met with leaders from Tyndall Air Force Base recently to get an up close look at the facilities affected by #HurricaneMichael. Such as, our very own 337th Air Control Squadron (aka the doghouse).
#DYK that April is #AlcoholAwarenessMonth? Here are a few important facts to keep in mind this month.
After 103 years of inspiring #Airmen we prepare to say a final goodbye to Lt. Col. Richard "Dick" E. Cole. Thank you for your service, sir. Watch live as we celebrate and honor this true American Hero, Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 3:00 pm CST
#ICYMI Here's a look at our #Nomads at the SUN 'n FUN air show. Thank you to the Lakeland, Florida community for supporting us and coming out to hear about the capabilities of the #F35.
Though we may not be blood related, Happy #NationalSiblingsDay to our brothers and sisters in arms! #OneTeamOneFight U.S. Army U.S. Coast Guard U.S. Marine Corps U.S. Navy
We join the nation in saying farewell to an #AirForce legend. Lt Col Richard “Dick” Cole passed away after an amazing 103 years of life. Thank you for your courage and paving the way. We will never forget. 🇺🇸 #DoolittleRaider
The storms have finally passed SUN 'n FUN this season but the lightning definitely left a mark! Some of our #Nomads spent the weekend spreading their knowledge about the #F35 A Lightning II and having a little fun. Even if you couldn't visit, now you can see the best moments from the event!
In honor of #NationalFormerPrisonerofWarRecognitionDay, we remember and honor our POWs for their service and dedication to our country. Here is one of many POW stories, where we can see bravery at its fullest.
We had a special guest visit us at SUN 'n FUN to talk with our own Maj. Matt “Fitty” Tucker! Check out Maj. Tucker’s conversation with Steph Stricklen!
It’s our last day at SUN 'n FUN! Be sure to stop by and say hello to our #Nomads before we head out! (Courtesy Photo)
Hello SUN 'n FUN! Don’t worry if you didn’t catch us landing because we’ll be here all weekend! #SNF19
Our #Nomads sure know how to end a week with a big BANG! #Airmen from the 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron battled it out at the 1st Quarter Weapons Load Crew Competition. Check out some highlights from today!
A very special #ThunderbirdThursday indeed. We’ll never forget you Cajun and the amazing things you did for our Nomads.