According to a release from Congressman Matt Gaetz, the diver who was found dead after a training exercise Thursday was Airman First Class Keigan Baker from the 24th Special Operations Wing out of Hurlburt Field, Florida.
Tyndall Air Force Base is taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of its military and civilian personnel. Some of the precautions include social distancing, temperature checking, N95 face-masks, and increased use of hand sanitizers, just to name a few.
As of Friday morning more than 3,300 Air and Army National Guard
professionals in 28 states were actively supporting the COVID-19 response according to a press release sent by the National Guard Bureau of Public Affairs.
During the Bay County Chamber of Commerce First Friday event, Tyndall leaders gave a presentation on the progress of repairs at the base. They said they are in transition from repair and recovery to the major construction.
On the heels of unrest in the Middle East, following missile strikes targeting bases with U.S. military personnel, one local veteran says the key to survival for those stationed overseas lies in brotherhood.
The four new monuments include an addition to the POW/MIA monument, a tribute to war dogs, a monument for those suffering from invisible wounds such as PTSD and a monument for veterans' families who are awaiting their return.
Capt. Anderson's Marina held freedom celebrations honoring the men and women who served our country in the military. They were treated to a dolphin encounter tour after the ceremony on two of Anderson's boats
After reporting the death of his wife to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Richard Johnson learned that the VA had mistakenly labeled him as the deceased. Since then, he's been struggling to get his life back together.