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Staff Sgt. Justin Jarrett, a Reserve Citizen Airmen with the 507th Security Forces Squadron, stands for a photo May 10, 2018, at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla.As a civilian police officer, Jarrett received a Life Saver Award from the Oklahoma City Police Department in May 2018 for administering life-saving CPR to a local citizen in December 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Samantha Mathison) Defender saves man’s life
It was one week before Christmas in 2017 when Officer Justin Jarrett and two other Oklahoma City police officers were dispatched to respond to a “trouble unknown” emergency call on the northwest side of the metro.
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Default Air Force Logo Command meets its cost-savings objective for second fiscal year in a row
Air Force Materiel Command captured more than $2.5 billion in cost savings for fiscal year 2017, the second fiscal year in a row the command has achieved its strategic savings objective.
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Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger, U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, photographed in his office at the Pentagon, July 8, 2016. Ediger retires from the Air Force, June 1, 2018. (U.S. Air Force photo by J.M. Eddins Jr.) Retiring Surgeon General saw revolution in expeditionary care
Air Force Medicine has changed significantly since 1986, when Lt. Gen. Mark Ediger left his family medicine practice in Missouri to join the Air Force. Ediger, the U.S. Air Force Surgeon General, retires June 1, after a 32-year career that took him around the world, through numerous postings and varied roles. Although Ediger rose to the highest position in Air Force Medicine, he says that was not his intended career path.
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The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment program ensures Airmen are aware of the limitations and consequences of alcohol abuse and its impact on their Air Force career. At each installation, the ADAPT program offers awareness outreach, assessment, and counseling. (U.S. Air Force photo by Samuel King Jr.) Alcohol’s insidious nature: Getting help empowers your career
Alcohol abuse has a deceptively gradual onset that can slowly affect family, friends and work. Knowing the signs and getting help early are key to beating alcohol abuse.
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Air Force Materiel Command Public Affairs AFMC Personnel Programs Division hosts first command EEO symposium
Seventy-five Air Force employees from across Air Force Materiel Command convened for the inaugural AFMC Equal Employment Opportunity Symposium held April 3-5 at the Wright Brothers Institute’s downtown location.Attendees from Tinker, Robins, Hill, Eglin, Edwards, Hanscom, and Wright-Patterson Air Force bases took part in the three-day symposium
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Members of the 72nd Air Base Wing pose with several bags of trash they picked up from the area around the ABW Headquarters. 72ABW Commander Col. Kenyon Bell, far right, encourages everyone to do their part in keeping the installation clean and well-kept and take pride in Tinker every day. Team Tinker proudly spruces up base during Tinker Pride Day
Thousands of Team Tinker members proved to be excellent environmental stewards in celebration of Earth Month on April 13 by spreading out across Tinker Air Force Base and picking up foreign object debris during Tinker Pride Day.
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555th Software Maintenance Squadron Flight Chief Curtis Haley and 555th SMXS Electrical Engineer and Team Lead Rex Mason worked together to help the 555th SMXS’s SPEHS Test Team gain recognition as an Air Force Sustainment Center nominee for the “2018 General Larry O. Spencer Innovation Team Award.” 555th Software Maintenance Squadron team finalist for Air Force-level innovation award
A part of the 76th Software Maintenance Group dubbed the 'Single Point Excitation for Hardness Surveillance program team' has been chosen as an Air Force Sustainment Center nominee for the “2018 General Larry O. Spencer Innovation Team Award.”
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Col. Jeffrey Sorrell, 17th Training Wing vice commander, tackles the newly installed Alpha Warrior Battle Rig at the Mathis Fitness Center Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, April 13, 2018. The wing was one of the first units to receive Alpha Warrior equipment as part of the 2018 Alpha Warrior Meet and Greet tour. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jim Anderson) Alpha Warrior tour returns to Air Force installations
The Air Force is continuing its rollout of the Alpha Warrior program with the launch of the 2018 Alpha Warrior Meet and Greet Tour this month. Alpha Warrior, built around a unique apparatus, challenges Airmen as they tackle the various obstacles or stations. “We launched the service-wide Alpha Warrior Program last year as a new, dynamic way for our
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Lt. Col. Brandi Ritter and Lt. Col. Lewis Wilber, the Chief and Deputy Chief, Air Force Medical Evaluation Support Activity, examine the lights above a surgical table at the AMESA test facility at Ft. Detrick, Md. on Feb. 15, 2018. AFMESA investigated whether new, light-emitting diode (LED) lights could replace traditional surgical lights for use in deployed environments, but found that under the LEDs, surgeons could not determine if a patient’s flesh was necrotic. (U.S. Air Force photo by Shireen Bedi) Air Force lab puts medical devices through their paces
“We break stuff,” said Lt. Col. Brandi Ritter, chief of the Air Force Medical Evaluation Support Activity, showing off the facility where her unit tests the devices medical Airmen use to complete their mission.
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2018
Tinker Air Force Base leadership, Airmen participants and Pam Kloiber, executive director for the Team Tinker Home Away From Home program, far left, joined together for a group photo with the five panelists, all military veterans, during  the Home Away From Home "Meet the Heroes Night" held March 22 at the American Red Cross office in downtown Oklahoma City. Retired colonel shares her wisdom during ‘Meet the Heroes Night’
Home Away from Home’s “Meet the Heroes Night” on March 22 featured a panel of distinguished U.S. veterans from different eras of military service who shared their collective wisdom with young Airmen at the American Red Cross office in Oklahoma City. “Meet the Heroes Night” was a collaborative effort between HAFH and American Red Cross of Oklahoma
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