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The Panama City area, best known for its sugar-white sand and emerald green waters, is a popular tourist destination. Compared to the rest of the country, Panama City's cost of living is Tyndall Child Development Center provides care to children between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years. Family Child Care approved homes available. FCC is available for infants as young as 2 weeks. No DoD schools on base. The school district is the 21st largest in Florida, with an enrollment in excess of 27, students.
The Center offers a wide variety of social, recreational, educational, cultural, and family activities for family members, ages 5-year-olds accepted after enrollment into Kindergarten. After school care is offered to military, civilian employee, and contractor families. For more information, please call Airman and Family Readiness Center: The center serves singles, couples and families alike. Services are provided to military members of all branches of service, DOD employees and their families.
Airman and Family Readiness Center Current housing units total and includes 2, 3 and 4 bedroom units, available for all ranks. The local economy is a mix of tourism, federal government, trades, services, manufacturing, and commercial fishing. The unemployment rate is higher during the fall and winter months due to the off-season for tourism. The unemployment rate in Panama City is 5.
The community boasts two hospitals, numerous outpatient surgery centers, outpatient treatment centers and rehabilitative services. All emergency services are accessed by dialing Voting forms are available at: Every installation has a special DSN number and the numbers vary by world-wide location.
In order to place a call using DSN, the caller must be using a military phone on an installation. Cell phones cannot dial DSN numbers. The operator can be reached at commercial Please note that long distance charges may be incurred. Recreation on Tyndall includes: Letters of credit from utility companies telephone, electric, etc. Contact the housing office at for waiver information.
Child Care for PCS Program -- a free child care program funded by Air Force Aid Society offers up to 20 hours of free child care in on base licensed child care provider homes.
Families can take advantage of this program up to 60 days inbound and also 60 days prior to outprocessing. Please contact the Airman and Family Readiness Center at for a free voucher and a list of child care providers. Every Thursday from This program is designed to provide newly arriving spouses a one-stop-shop for everything they need to know to hit the ground running and start making Tyndall AFB thier new home.
The program will provide information on employment resources, childcare options, local community info, educational options, social networks, things to do, local school information and more.