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Intern Michael Fleagle eyeballs the trajectory of an air cannon that fires practice golf balls at targets in a competition set up by the 555th Software Maintenance Squadron in Bldg. 9001. 76th SMXG interns learn the ropes
Thirty-six university students are wrapping up summer internships with the 76th Software Maintenance Group.The eight- to 10-week paid internships engaged mostly computer science and engineering students and immersed them in small projects, tours across base and the SMXG’s work on aircraft, missile, jet engine and other weapons systems. Now in its
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Default Air Force Logo OC-ALC calls for nominees for Production and Operations Management program
The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex announces the call for nominees for the educational Program in Production and Operations Management. The call for nominees to attend Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s OC-ALC Production and Operations Management (POM) training program is open until Aug. 18. Classes are slated to begin January 2018. In
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Airman 1st Class Silly Diabara, with the 72nd Force Support Squadron, makes a selection from a Healthy Vending machine at the Tinker Base Exchange. Approximately 90 machines across Tinker comply with FitPick standards, following the "35-10-35" requirements. Partnerships lead to healthier vending options on base
A multitude of joint partnerships in various capacities have resulted in positive change on Tinker Air Force Base. One most recent success was achieved through a Health and Wellness Center channel, linking AAFES, Aramark and Imperial Vending through a grant championed by the American Heart Association. The positive change implemented a variety of
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Manny Sandoval, with the A VQ-7 Rough Necks, sets his sights on the ball Aug. 8 as his team battled back through the losers bracket to win the 2017 Rec League softball championship on base. Softball fields to get upgrades
The base’s softball diamonds are getting a ton of work done – as in 75 tons of sand for one field alone.The approximately $16,000 project will improve all four softball fields north of the dorms, fitness coordinator Ira Anderson said. They include the most used fields, Champ and Field 1, along with Fields 2 and 3 to the east of them.“Each infield
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Air Force Military Treatment Facilities pilot medical readiness Air Force Military Treatment Facilities pilot medical readiness
Air Force Medicine has a non-stop global readiness mission. Medical Airmen must be prepared to deploy on short notice to provide life-saving and performance-enhancing healthcare in diverse, austere, and isolated locations, and all Airmen must be medically ready to deploy. To achieve this readiness mission, the Air Force Medical Service operates 76
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Col. Mark Mocio, chief of the Legacy Tanker Division C/KC-135, speaks to attendees at the division’s recent annual System Supportability Review event at the General Hill Conference Center. Agencies collaborate at KC-135 System Supportability Review
Decades of world-class Tinker Air Force Base support for the KC-135 have relied on synergy of many Air Force and Department of Defense agencies and organizations. At this year’s C/KC-135 Legacy Tanker Division’s System Supportability Review event, agencies identified collaborative strategies and opportunities for the supply support teams to meet or
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2017
Members of the 919th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron listen to David Howell, CEO of ACE Moving and Storage during a recent tour of their facility. 72nd LRS hosts special operations unit tour
Members of the only special operations wing in the Air Force Reserve recently spent their annual two-week tour observing, training and exchanging best logistics practices with units across Tinker Air Force Base. The 72nd Logistics Readiness Squadron hosted 17 Reservists with the Florida-based 919th Special Operations Logistics Readiness Squadron
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2017
Col. Robert A. Kielty received the guidon from 448th Supply Chain Management Wing director Frank Washburn, as he assumed command of the 848th Supply Chain Management Group. Kielty assumes command of 848th Supply Chain Management Group
Col. Robert A. Kielty assumed command of the 848th Supply Chain Management Group in a formal ceremony July 28.Comprised of four squadrons, the 848th Supply Chain Management Group provides supply chain life cycle sustainment supporting the fight for today’s engines, instruments, accessories and structures. All efforts in support of the 32 major
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2017
A B-1 lands at Tinker with Bldg. 3001 in the background. TINKER HISTORY: Rockwell B-1 Lancer aircraft profile
The Rockwell, now Boeing, B-1 Lancer is a long-range, multi-role, heavy bomber used exclusively by the U.S. Air Force. The B-1 program was the answer by industry to the Department of Defense request for the B-52 Stratofortress’ replacement in the late 1960s under the Advanced Manned Strategic Aircraft project. The innovative design can be
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From left, 72nd Medical Support Squadron Commander Lt. Col. Jeffrey Fewell, 72nd Air Base Wing Commander Col. Kenyon Bell, Air Force Sustainment Center Commander Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II, Public Health Activity Commander at Fort Hood Lt. Col. Sydney Cobb and 72nd Medical Group Commander Col. Christopher Grussendorf cut the ceremonial ribbon at the newly remodeled Veterinary Treatment Facility on the south side of Tinker July 17, 2017. As a joint partnership between the U.S. Army Medical Department's Veterinary Corps and the AFSC, 72nd ABW, 72nd MDG, 72nd Force Support Squadron and 72nd Security Forces Squadron, the clinic has increased its capabilities of care to further support Military Working Dogs as well as family pets for military members and retirees. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) Cutting the ribbon for growth and progress
Tinker’s Veterinary Treatment Facility has been expanded, renovated and is fully functional—made official in a ribbon cutting ceremony July 17. After a significant increase in Military Working Dogs and the population of authorized patrons, the demand for a larger staff and facility became too strong to ignore.The newly opened vet clinic, a joint
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