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Default Air Force Logo Tinker plants 50 native trees for Arbor Day
Mother Nature couldn’t have sent a better sign of approval to the 15 or so volunteers gathered recently to plant new trees at Tinker Air Force Base.Before a redbud sapling was even unloaded from the bed of a pickup, a lone bumblebee was already dancing in the air around its tiny pink flowers.Volunteers from the Rose State College Tinker Federal
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Rhonda Levy, wife of Air Force Sustainment Center Commander Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II, right, reads “Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star” to dependents in the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant’s Child Development Center. Mrs. Levy and Christy Herron, wife of MCAAP Commander Sean Herron, toured the CDC and more as part of the Oklahoma Commanders Summit held April 11-12. (Air Force photo by Darren D. Heusel) Army Ammunition Plant hosts Oklahoma Commanders Summit
Senior leaders from military installations across the state converged on the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant last week for the third installment of the Oklahoma Commanders Summit.The biannual summits provide an opportunity to get senior leaders from around the state together in one location and are aimed at building cooperation and efficiency among
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ALCM (AGM-86) loaded on a B-52 at Fairchild Air Force Base, May 30, 1984. (Courtesy photo) TINKER HISTORY: AGM-86B/C/D air launch cruise missile
The AGM-86B/C/D air launch cruise missile is an air breathing missile capable of sustaining subsonic flight using both inertial, Litton terrain contour matching and Global Positioning System guidance. Three distinct versions of the missile consist of the B model with a W80–1 nuclear warhead, the C model with conventional 1,000 pound high explosive
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448th Supply Chain Management Wing Director Frank Washburn, looks in on a meeting between, from left, Jacob Franzoni, Kathy Hubbard, Bobbie Knoch and Tim Eldridge, all with the 421st Supply Chain Management Squadron’s F100 engine office. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) 448th SCMW awarded DOD Excellence
The 448th Supply Chain Management Wing was recognized as the recipient for the 2016 Department of Defense Award for Supply Chain Excellence. The annual DOD-wide award is presented to the organization that displays exceptional dedication and excellence through the implementation of state-of-the-art developments or by adopting the best supply chain
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Default Air Force Logo CSAF focus group gathers data during Tinker visit
A nearly 30-member Air Force chief of staff task force interviewed more than 250 military and civilian Team Tinker members last week as part of Gen. David L. Goldfein’s priority mission to revitalize squadrons across the force. The Revitalizing Air Force Squadrons project team is visiting more than 20 bases, major commands and numbered air forces
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Cutting the ribbon April 6 on the new Tinker Club Heritage Room are, from left, 72nd Mission Support Group Commander Col. Michael Green; Laura Culberson, past president of the Tinker Heritage Foundation; Col. Stephanie Wilson, commander of 72nd Air Base Wing; Marti Ribeiro, Tinker Heritage Foundation secretary; and Sr. Master Sgt. James Randol of the 507th Civil Engineer Squadron. (Air Force photo by John Parker) Heritage Room dedicated at Tinker Club
Col. Stephanie Wilson recently cut the ribbon on the new Heritage Room at the Tinker Club, which honors Tinker Air Force Base’s past with historic photos lining the walls. The self-help project was a collaboration between the 72nd Mission Support Group’s Force Support Squadron, the 72nd Air Base Wing Civil Engineering Directorate, the 507th Air
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Default Air Force Logo Pharmacy implements procedural change
Starting May 1, Tinker’s Pharmacy will implement a change in its processing. As the pharmacy reaches a wide range of beneficiaries, it’s important to be aware of the changes.The biggest change to note is the integration of a first-come, first-serve policy, eliminating the “pull a ticket” procedure which currently stands.  This change is being
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552nd AMXS player Michael is raring to run April 18 after he caught a short pass from quarterback Marc. AMXS defeated 552nd MXS 14-0 in intramural football. AMXS’ record bumped up to 4-1 with the win, placing it one game behind undefeated Reserve Gold as of that date. (Air Force photo by John Parker) AMXS blanks rival in ‘Night of Living Shutouts’
552nd AMXS shut out Air Control Wing rival 552nd MXS 14-zip April 18 in Spring Flag Football League play.In what was dubbed the “Night of the Living Shutouts,” AMXS was one of four teams that blanked their opponents. The other defensive dominators were 424th SCMS, 72nd Med Group and Reserve Gold.AMXS’ defensive pressure pushed hard early on,
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Lt. Col. Jackie Burns, 552nd Air Control Group, 552nd Air Control Wing, points at her target. She competed in the Wounded Warrior Trials Feb. 17, at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.  For her efforts, Burns earned a spot as an alternate on the Air Pistol team. Over all she won three Silver Medals and one Bronze Medal and a primary spot on the Air Force Wounded Warrior team that will compete in the Warrior Games June 30-July 8 in Chicago,  (Courtesy photo) 552nd ACW Wounded Warrior selected to compete in Warrior Games
Lt. Col. Jacqueline Burns, assigned to the 552nd Air Control Group, 552nd Air Control Wing, attended the 4th annual Air Force Trials for Wounded Warriors in February at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., and has been selected to compete as part of the Air Force Team at the 2017 Warrior Games. The Air Force Wounded Warrior Program is a Congressionally
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Default Air Force Logo A fondest of farewells to 72nd ABW Commander Col. Stephanie Wilson
In May 2015, Tinker Air Force Base welcomed Col. Stephanie Wilson as she took command of the 72nd Air Base Wing. Fast forward two years, and she’s due to relinquish command on May 1.With 24 years of service to the United States, the wing commander’s extensive background includes positions with headquarters tours at the Air Staff and major command
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