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Welcome to the Team Eglin Public Affairs home page. Our job in public affairs is to tell the Eglin Air Force Base story. We also strive to enhance Airman morale by keeping Airmen and their families informed about Air Force issues. Our office is responsible for providing accurate, timely information on Eglin issues, programs and base events to the people in the community and members of the news media.

Click here to visit our Media Center
tab"Base" Newspapers 
Eglin Air Force Base no longer publishes a hard-copy newspaper.  The only official news source for the base is

There are two commercial newspapers delivered on base.  The Eglin Dispatch is published by the Northwest Florida Daily News. The Eglin Flyer is published by the Bay Beacon.  Both are private firms that are in no way connected with the U.S. Air Force.  

These publications' contents are not necessarily the official view of, or endorsed by, the U.S. government, the Department of Defense, the Department of the Air Force or Eglin Air Force Base.  

The appearance of advertising in those publications does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. government, the Department of Defense, the Department of the Air Force or either publisher.  

The Eglin Dispatch can be viewed online at  Contact them directly at (850) 863-1111 for information about advertising.

Currently, the Eglin Flyer is on line for subscribers. Contact them directly at (850) 678-1080 for information about advertising.
tabSecurity & Policy Review 
Security & Policy

Public Affairs provides security and policy review to ensure only approved information is released to the public.Anything that includes information associated with Eglin, the Air Force, or DoD, plans, policies, programs, operations, budget, personnel or activities should be cleared PRIOR to release, in accordance with AFI 35-102.

What Needs to be Submitted

Briefing slides, charts, photos, videos, speeches, abstracts, manuscripts, technical papers, dissertations, thesis, journal articles, and news releases are examples of material normally submitted.

Submission Process

Route an E-SSS within your organization to show concurrence for public release (Distribution A) this ensures the document is free of OPSEC, classified information, copyright infringement, and endorsement.

A minimum of three signatures is required.For more information on required signatures:  Process without STINFO, Process with STINFO

Provide a cover letter: Sample
Submit one FINAL copy of the item for review
Allow up to 10 workdays for processing, for local clearance
Rush cases require unit commander/directorate level justification
Upload large files (over five MB) to the AMRDEC Safe File Exchange here addressed to recipient:

Or mark emails FOUO and send directly to

Questions?  Call 850-882-7208 or 850-882-3915.

tabMedia Operations & Command Information 
Media representatives can contact the Media Operations division by calling (850) 882-3931 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. After duty hours, an on-call public affairs representative can be reached by calling (850) 883-4020. Faxes can be received at (850) 882-4894. All media requests must be coordinated through Team Eglin Public Affairs.

The Command Information division of Public Affairs relies on its public website, its facebook page and twitter feed to provide information to the base.

For official photo support, click here.

tabCommunity Engagement 
The Community Engagement division seeks to foster good relations with our local communities. Part of reaching out to the public involves providing Eglin tours for some groups.

Tours must include participants from a cross-section of the community or business leadership. Tours may not be comprised of members from predominantly one organization. Tour groups may not exceed 40 participants and number no less than 25. Tours cannot interfere with Eglin mission requirements. Each group must provide its own bus transportation. All tour groups will have an Eglin escort aboard the bus. Contact the Community Engagement division a minimum of three months prior to the desired tour date at 850-882-3931.

In addition to tours, the Community Engagement division manages the guest speaker's program. To request an Eglin speaker, e-mail your request to include event date, organization name and any other particulars of your program to
tabFlyover Requests 
Requests for U.S. Air Force aircraft to participate in airshows or as static displays is managed by the Department of the Air Force. Organizations wishing to feature an Eglin aircraft at their event should visit the Air Force's Aviation Support page, or contact Air Force Aviation Support at SAF/PAN, (703) 695-9776 or 693-2558; DSN 225-9776 or 223-2558; Fax: (703) 693-9601 or DSN 223-9601; or email,

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tabImportant numbers
To report a noise complaint
(850) 882-3931

Eglin AFB Telephone Assistance
(850) 882-1110

Eglin Command Post
(850) 883-4020 

tabEglin HeadlinesRSS feed 
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Energy changes ahead for housing residents

Firefighters help deliver baby in base housing

Orlando tragedy remembered at Pride Month luncheon

Education Fair shares higher education information

Tip line allows anonymous, easy reporting

Nature’s hazards: Mosquito-borne diseases

Hospital gets exterior ‘face lift’

AFOSI seeking sharp Airmen to join team

Airman's journey to citizenship

33rd FW units save big with F-35 innovations

Military twins come together again for enlistment, promotion

31st annual Gate to Gate

Green Dot

68 selected for promotion to master sergeant

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