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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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2017
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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2017
Dutch Maj. Gen. G.W. van Keulen spoke July 20 in the Oklahoma Room of Bldg. 3001 at the Logistics Officer Association Tinker Crossroads Chapter luncheon. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) Dutch commander advises Tinker logistics chapter
International military cooperation is here to stay and despite the challenges is a source of strength for the goals of coalition partners, a Netherlands army officer and a NATO leader said at Tinker Air Force Base.Dutch Maj. Gen. G.W. van Keulen spoke July 20 in the Oklahoma Room of Bldg. 3001 at the Logistics Officer Association Tinker Crossroads
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Brig. Gen. Andrea Tullos, director of Security Forces and Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C., visited with members of the 72nd Security Forces Squadron at the Base Theater July 11. As the Air Force's new Top Cop, Gen. Tullos briefed the room on upcoming training policies and procedures and manpower as well as the Air Force Chief of Staff's initiative to revitalize squadrons. Top cop visits 72nd Security Forces Squadron
The director of Security Forces Brig. Gen. Andrea Tullos engaged with the 72nd Security Forces Squadron during her two-day tour at Tinker Air Force Base, July 10-11.Primarily, General Tullos briefed the defenders on the latest news from the Pentagon as well as praised them for their unparalleled professionalism and skill sets. She covered hot
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Chief Master Sgt. Melissa Erb, command chief for the 72nd Air Base Wing, joins the ABW after nearly 26 years with Security Forces. A new chief for the Air Base Wing
The 72nd Air Base Wing welcomed its new Command Chief in May, Chief Master Sgt. Melissa Erb. A career defender, Chief Erb joins the ABW after nearly 26 years with Security Forces. Her 27-year mark in the Air Force will come in August. Starting out from a small farming town in Wisconsin, the chief neared graduation unsure of the options ahead.
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2017
Master Sgt. Roger Carr, crew chief with the 507th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., moves a fire extinguisher across the flightline prior to a KC-135R Stratotanker refueling flight at RAF Mildenhall, England, as Senior Master Sgt. Justin Henry, 507th AMXS NCO in charge, looks on, July 25, 2017. In a long-standing partnership between the Air Force Reserve Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe, members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing are augmenting the 100th Air Refueling Wing July 1-29, to provide KC-135R air refueling support to the European theater of operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Lauren Gleason Reservists maintain aircraft, relationships via Operation Atlantic Resolve
RAF MILDENHALL, England -- Total Force Airmen of the 507th Maintenance Group from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, maintained KC-135R Stratotankers here in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, strengthening the relationship between Air Force Reserve Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa, July 1-29.
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Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., prepare to land a KC-135R Stratotanker at RAF Mildenhall, England, July 15, 2017. In a long-standing total force partnership between Air Force Reserve Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe, members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing are supporting Operation Atlantic Resolve and augmenting the 100th Air Refueling Wing here July 1-29, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason) Total Force Airmen maximize refueling capacity in Europe
In a long-standing total force partnership between Air Force Reserve Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe, members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing are augmenting the 100th Air Refueling Wing here to provide KC-135R Stratotanker air refueling support to the European theater of operations, July 1-29.Total Force Airmen, along with their KC-135s,
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2017
Lt. Col. Kirk Hansen, right, incoming commander of the 552nd Training Squadron accepts the unit guidon from Col. Richard Land III, 552nd Operations Group commander, during a change of command ceremony July 12, in Dock 2 of Hangar 230. Waiting to receive the guidon is Master Sgt. Antonio Quinonez, 552nd TRS first sergeant. 552nd Training Squadron changes command
Lt. Col. Kirk Hansen, right, incoming commander of the 552nd Training Squadron accepts the unit guidon from Col. Richard Land III, 552nd Operations Group commander, during a change of command ceremony July 12, in Dock 2 of Hangar 230. Waiting to receive the guidon is Master Sgt. Antonio Quinonez, 552nd TRS first sergeant.
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2017
Senior Airman Colt, left, and his mother Maj. Donna, right, reunite at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, July 20, 2017, after spending two years apart. Donna decided to surprise her son with a brief visit when their deployment windows overlapped. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Marjorie A. Bowlden) Family values: Mother and son reunite while deployed
The routine of Senior Airman Colt, currently deployed with the 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, recently took a departure from the norm when his mother paid him a surprise visit.
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