Saturday, February 4, 2012

Tyndall to get new F-22 squadron

PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- A new combat F-22 squadron will be coming to Tyndall Air Force Base in Northwest Florida beginning this summer, bringing up to 1,000 additional personnel. That's according to Brig. Gen. John K. McMullen, commander of the 325th Fighter Wing. He provided an assessment of Tyndall during the Bay County Chamber First Friday meeting. McMullen said the first personnel will begin arriving in July and aircraft in January 2013. McMullen also said 20 T-38s will be coming to the base over the next year. (Source: Panama City News Herald, 02/03/12)