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A group of senior leaders from across Tinker show their support for the Combined Federal Campaign. This year’s workplace charity campaign runs through Dec. 15. Tinker leaders pledge to "Show Some Love" during CFC
A group of senior leaders from across Tinker show their support for the Combined Federal Campaign. This year’s workplace charity campaign runs through Dec. 15. Signing CFC pledge cards are, back row from left, Col. Michael Price, HQ Air Force Flight Standards Agency commander; Col. Christopher Amend, 507th Operations Group commander; Col. Thomas
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2017
Kevin Stamey, Air Force Sustainment Center executive director, visits with his administrative assistant, Audrey Tilley, outside his new office in Bldg. 3001. Stamey named new AFSC executive director
Air Force Sustainment Center Commander Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II didn’t have to go far to find a successor for his recently retired executive director.Kevin Stamey, who had previously served as the AFSC’s Director of Engineering and Technical Management, physically moved from the second floor of Bldg. 3001 to the first floor to succeed Mr. Jeffrey
0 11/06
2017
Dennis D'Angelo addresses attendees of the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing Change of Leadership ceremony Oct. 17, 2017, at the Tinker Club after he assumed command of the wing. D’Angelo assumes command of 448th SCMW in first-ever ceremony
For the first time in the wing’s history, an exchange of flags representing a change in leadership took place between two distinguished Senior Executive Service civilians, Frank Washburn and Dennis D’Angelo, signaling the end and beginning of a new era in the Supply Chain Management Wing.
0 11/06
2017
Susan Still, a women's rights activist and keynote speaker on domestic violence, gave her first-hand account of being a survivor of physical and emotional abuse during a Domestic Violence Awareness Month Storyteller event. Domestic violence survivor tells story
Susan Still was an 18-year-old college student when she met and fell in love with a rising blues guitarist named Ulner Lee Still. They married several years later and had three children. During their first 12 years of marriage, her husband became increasingly controlling, and verbally and emotionally abusive.
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2017
Maj. Damien Miller, 507th Logistics Readiness Squadron commander, receives the Bronze Star Medal from Col. Doug Gullion, 507th Air Refueling Wing commander, during a medal presentation here, Nov. 5, 2017. Miller received the medal for meritorious service in Iraq from Jan. 7 to July 8, 2017, while serving as the 442nd Air Expeditionary Squadron commander. Miller commanded all six coalition aerial ports within Iraq to transport 33,600 tons of cargo and 37,800 passengers on more than 4,500 missions. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech Sgt. Samantha Mathison) LRS commander awarded Bronze Star
The commander of the 507th Logistics Readiness Squadron here, Maj. Damien Miller, received the Bronze Star Nov. 5 for his meritorious service in Iraq from Jan. 7 to July 8. The Bronze Star is the fourth highest individual military award, and is awarded to any person who distinguishes himself or herself by heroic or meritorious achievement or service, not involving participation in aerial flight.
0 11/05
2017
Members of the 507th Tactical Fighter Group pose for a unit photo in front of the F-105 Thunderchief and F-4 Phantom II during the unit conversion at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. In 1980, the 507th TFG Okies were re-equipped with the McDonnell Douglas “Mig Killer” F-4D fighter aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photo) Once an Okie, always an Okie: The History of Reserve Airmen at Tinker
U.S. Air Force Reserve units served here dating back to June 1946, when they were still part of the Army Air Forces. Since that time, Air Force Reserve units on base have flown bombers, trainers, transports, fighters and now command and control and aerial refueling aircraft.
0 11/04
2017
(Left to right) Utah state Sen. Jerry Stevenson, Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, and Dr. Ivy Estabrook, USTAR executive director, cut the ribbon to the newly constructed USTAR Innovation Center located just outside the west gate of Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Nov. 3, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo by R. Nial Bradshaw) USTAR facility aims to inspire innovation
Officials from the state of Utah and the Air Force gathered Nov. 3 to open the doors of a newly constructed facility focused on inspiring innovation in industry.The USTAR (Utah, Science, Technology and Research) Innovation Center is a state-of-the-art facility that will be an “incubator and prototype lab serving the aerospace and defense, advanced
0 11/03
2017
The goal for pest management and entomology is to keep the bases insect, rodent and feral animal population at a manageable level. Managing pests, keeping the mission going
The goal for pest management and entomology is to keep the bases insect, rodent and feral animal population at a manageable level, Argo said. To do this they use a variety of control measures, everything from setting up traps for feral animals, the use of rodenticides and pesticides to utilizing local animals.
0 11/03
2017
Master Sgt. Cody Newsom is Tinker’s In-Service Recruiter for service members wanting to transfer from active duty into the Air Force Reserve. Air Force Reserve, a different world
“It’s a different world in the Air Force Reserve.” You hear that, but what does that mean? Maybe you have served active duty and are ready for something completely unrelated to the military. Maybe you’ve enjoyed your time on active duty and are unsure of what your next move is.The Air Force Reserve offers opportunities for those transitioning from
0 10/30
2017
Air Force Bioenvironmental Engineers bring advanced exposure surveillance to the front lines Air Force Bioenvironmental Engineers bring advanced exposure surveillance to the front lines
Modern battlefields have many sources of potentially harmful airborne substances, but that is not the only place that Airmen can be exposed to harmful environmental factors. Air Force bioenvironmental engineers are developing technology to track, catalogue, and provide useful data about environmental exposures that will help identify battlefield threats in real time and inform Airmen of the everyday exposures that affect their health.
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