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  • Armistice Day, Veterans Day remembrance

    A native Florida dogwood tree and Armistice Day monument were planted and dedicated on Veterans Day, Nov. 12 at Jackson Guard in Niceville, Fla. to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. The monument and tree serve as a remembrance.
  • POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony

    The 96th Test Wing hosted a POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony Sept. 21 at the Air Force Armament Museum to remember America’s prisoners of war, those still missing in action and their families.
  • EOD tests prototype of new job-specific fitness test

    The 96th Civil Engineer Group’s EOD flight hosted and participated in the beta test for the Air Force’s prototype of the new EOD ‘Tier 2’ physical fitness test based on job demands Sept. 10 – 12, 2018.
  • Firefighters honor 9/11 firefighters with memorial tower climb

    96th Civil Engineer Group Firefighters honor 9/11 firefighters with a memorial tower climb at King Hangar.
  • Nurses Monument unveiled at Armament Museum

    A monument to honor nurses was unveiled at the Air Force Armament Museum during a ceremony Sept. 7. The tribute is a “thank you” to military and civilian nurses. The monument became a reality through the efforts of William Everett, PHC 811, the Military Order of the Purple Heart, the AFAM, the Northwest Florida State College nursing program, the Northwest Florida Daily News along with many local businesses and individuals.
  • Clinic answers call for invisible wound care

    In the midst of brain injury awareness month, construction of a facility to treat traumatic brain injury is well underway at the 96th Medical Group.
  • Mock deployment for 'mil kids'

    More than 470 military kids participated in Operation Hero. The event was set up to show them the process their parents go through before they leave home.
  • Eglin pitches in to help with hurricane relief

    The base pitches in to help Hurricane Irma relief efforts.
  • Hurricane Irma update

    The 96th Weather Squadron issued its latest report/update and projections for Hurricane Irma.
  • 96th MDG Airmen win emergency medic competition for the second year

    A team of medical technicians from the 96th Medical Group won the Emergency Medical Technician Rodeo at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico for the second consecutive year.