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  • 33rd Fighter Wing F-35A Crash at Eglin

    An F-35A Lightning II assigned to the 58th Fighter Squadron crashed upon landing around 9:30 p.m. today at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The pilot successfully ejected and was transported to the 96th Medical Group Hospital at Eglin AFB, Fla., for evaluation and monitoring.
  • 9,000th F-35 Maintainer Graduates Training Program

    The F-35 Lightning II program graduated the 9,000th F-35 maintainer, Mar. 13, 2020 here.
  • Second Generation Airman helps Fifth Gen Fighter reach Milestone

    Airman First Class Benjamin Missel graduated as the 9,000th F-35 maintainer from the training program on March 13, 2020.
  • Airmen adjust schedule and adapt techniques to combat COVID-19

    Airmen made historical responses over the last few weeks, as wings across the Air Force adjusted operations to combat the spread of COVID-19. Maintainers at the 33rd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 33rd Fighter Wing, implemented new work schedules and re-purposed previously learned procedures in their own response to COVID here.
  • Nomads continue the mission despite reduced flying operations

    Airman 1st Class Gregory St Romain, a crew chief assigned to the 58th Air Maintenance Unit, waits for preflight checks to be completed at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, March 25, 2020. The 58th Fighter Squadron and 58th Aircraft Maintenance Unit continue to execute the training mission during reduced flying operations due to COVID-19. (U.S. Air
  • Instructor pilots, students adapt COVID-19 safeguards to keep flying-training mission airborne

    In a time filled with uncertainty due to the ever-evolving COVID-19 crisis, the Gorillas of the 33rd Fighter Wing’s 58th Fighter Squadron are taking steps to combat the potential spread of the virus while continuing to execute the flying training mission.Within 24 hours of the first confirmed case of COVID-19 at Eglin Air Force Base, Airmen at the
  • COVID-19 Case Confirmed at 33rd Fighter Wing

    An active-duty Airman is being treated and evaluated by health care professionals after testing positive for COVID-19 in the 33rd Fighter Wing.The member had recently returned from continental U.S. travel and began to experience symptoms. After consulting with Public Health, the member self-quarantined consistent with DoD guidelines.“This is our
  • Air Force BMT, technical and flying training mission essential, to continue with mitigation

    The Department of Defense response to the coronavirus outbreak continues to be dynamic and policy may quickly change, but as of March 17, U.S. Air Force's basic military training, technical training and flying training operations have been deemed mission essential and will continue with mitigation for COVID-19, Air Education and Training Command announced.
  • 33rd Fighter Wing Holds Annual Weapons Load Competition

    The 33rd Fighter Wing held its annual weapons load competition on Friday, Mar. 6, 2020, where the top crews displayed their skills in a timed and graded contest. The participants were evaluated on safety and how closely they followed joint technical data.
  • 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.”

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