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Senior leaders from the Department of Defense and Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex stand near the Robert T. Mason trophy along with workers following the formal presention to the 567th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron on June 27, 2018, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The 567th was recognized for their work on the ongoing B-1B Integrated Battle Station upgrades. 567th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron wins DOD award
Members of the 567th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base were congratulated recently for the work that earned them the Robert T. Mason Award for depot maintenance excellence.The award, presented in December, to the squadron’s director, William Bauman, recognized the 567th AMXS’ maintenance on 25 B-1 aircraft in fiscal year 2016
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Hill AFB missile storage container Headquarters merger streamlines logistics, resources for nuclear enterprise system management
Two AFMC directorates merged to form a single Logistics, Civil Engineering, Force Protection and Nuclear Integration Directorate (A4/10) in an effort to increase synergy and coordination in support of Air Force nuclear modernization efforts.
0 7/09
2018
Default Air Force Logo AFSC Commander Discusses Logistics at Mitchell Institute
Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II spoke at a recent event about the Air Force Sustainment Center and America’s Engine of Readiness. The May 23 public forum at the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies, an independent, non-partisan policy research institute, included a presentation from Levy, a question and answer session and a small session discussion.
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2018
Those that suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are consistently trying to regain some sense of the normalcy they had before events that caused pieces of themselves to go missing. Misconceptions and stigmas surrounding PTSD get in the way of successful recovery and the ability to return to duty. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Master Sgt. William Vance) A peak behind the curtain: PTSD barriers and stigmas
Effective treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder is possible, but many Airmen falsely think seeking medical help for PTSD will hurt their career and will not help them get better. These stigmas and misconceptions create perceived barriers, preventing Airmen from seeking care. Delaying treatment can cause the anxiety and fear following a traumatic event to affect an Airman’s readiness.
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2018
A B-1 bomber takes off to participate in Combat Raider 18-2 at Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., May 14, 2018. Combat Raider is a joint exercise that involves multiple airframes from different bases to prepare Airmen and the Air Force for potential future conflicts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Thomas Karol) B-1B fleet resumes flight operations
 Air Force Global Strike Command will resume B-1B flight operations this week, following the directed safety stand-down June 7th. The stand-down allowed the command time to thoroughly evaluate the egress components and determine potential risks before returning to flight.   “We have high confidence that the fleet’s egress systems are capable and
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2018
Air Force Sustainment Center Commander Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II delivers the keynote address during the 31st annual Sovereignty Symposium June 6, 2018, in downtown Oklahoma City. AFSC commander presents keynote speech during symposium
Air Force Sustainment Center Commander, Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II, was the keynote speaker during the Sovereignty Symposium June 6 at the Skirvin Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City. Over the last 31 years, the annual symposium has provided a forum in which ideas concerning Indian law can be exchanged in a scholarly, non-adversarial environment.
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2018
The 72nd Medical Group Change of Command was held in the Lakesha Levy Memorial Garden behind the clinic June 11. 72nd Air Base Wing Commander Col. Kenyon Bell presided over the ceremony in which Col. Christopher Grussendorf relinquished command of the wing to Col. Jennifer Trinkle. Col. Jennifer L. Trinkle becomes new commander of 72nd Medical Group
72nd Air Base Wing Commander Kenyon K. Bell presided over the 72nd Medical Group’s change of command as Col. Jennifer L. Trinkle accepted the 72nd Medical Group’s guidon on a sunny June 11 morning at the Airman 1st Class LaKesha Richardson Levy Memorial Garden at Tinker Air Force Base.
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2018
A Sikorsky S-58T heavy-lift helicopter hovers over heating units to be lifted to the roof of building 3001 as part of on-going energy efficiency upgrades to Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma on May 27, 2018. Lifting to lower energy use at Tinker AFB
A Sikorsky S-58T heavy-lift helicopter hovers over heating units to be lifted to the roof of building 3001 as part of on-going energy efficiency upgrades to Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma on May 27, 2018. The operation required a team effort from Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions, Aircrane Inc., Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, 72nd
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2018
Boeing B-52H, 60-0005, parked in front of Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex Bldg. 3001 following major overhaul on May 1, 2017, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. OC-ALC is responsible for depot level maintenance of the B-52 fleet with a large portion of the work taking place in the building shown behind. (U.S. Air Force photo/Greg L. Davis) B-52H Mission Planning Environment Team leads the way with solid software code
One of Team Tinker’s specialized software groups, the B-52H Mission Planning Environment team, is leading the way in developing new, solid software code and guidance for upgrades to the 1950s-era “workhorse,” the B-52H Stratofortress bomber.
0 6/11
2018
C-17 intern visit PCIP 2018 New interns receive AFMC welcome
More than 130 new interns were introduced to careers in civil service by the Air Force Materiel Command commander at the start of the Premier College Intern Program Symposium June 4 at the Hope Hotel, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. A Secretary of the Air Force initiative, the PCIP is focused on recruiting and training approximately 500 high-caliber candidates to fill professional as well as wage-grade positions across the Air Force. More than 300 interns have been placed in AFMC wings and centers, augmenting positions in career fields that include financial management, civil engineering, communications and information, contracting, force support, science and engineering, intelligence, and logistics.
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2018
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