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Lt. Col. Jill R. Scheckel 72nd Medical Operations Squadron holds change of command
Lt. Col. Jill R. Scheckel assumed command of the 72nd Medical Operations Squadron from Lt. Col. Robin Squellati on July 20.    Col. Scheckel comes to Tinker from the Air Combat Command surgeon's office where she was the Behavioral Health Consultant. As a consultant, she led more than 300 people across 16 Air Force bases. Col. Scheckel will now
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Staff Sgt. Chris Scott checks in a customer at the front desk of the Family Support Center. Personnel needing assistance must now make an appointment before visiting the FSC. The appointment system is reducing the time customers have to wait before seeing an FSC staff member. (Air Force photo by Alfredia P. McGill) FSC establishes appointment system
Because of the increased number of military personnel and their needing assistance, the Family Support Center has established an appointment system for clients visiting the office.    "Due to the high volume of clients visiting the FSC on a daily basis and the number of staff members available to assist them, the walk-in-system is no longer a
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Default Air Force Logo Family Support Center to offer 'crossing the line' class
Do you know when you have crossed the line in making decisions that may change your life or do you continue to push the envelope until you are on a collision course with reality?    The Tinker Family Support Center will hold a class called "The Invisible Line" that will deal with some of the issues that cause individuals to make bad decisions. The
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Tinker Rangers utility player John Scherer takes a swing against the Sooners in a game played Aug. 5. (Air Force photo by John E. Banks) Tinker's boys of summer rally for 13-12 victory
The Tinker Rangers rallied for an exciting 13-12 comeback victory versus the Sooners (9-2) in a National Adult Baseball Association contest Aug. 5 at Reynolds Field in Oklahoma City.    The Rangers came into the contest reeling from a three-game losing streak and were ready to reverse their fortunes on the baseball diamond. The Rangers had to cope
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552nd Operational Support Squadron golfer Rick Villarreal chips a bunker shot during the back nine of the small squadron golf championship held Aug. 2 at the Tinker Golf Course. (Air Force photo by John E. Banks) 552nd OSS captures small squadron golf championship
The intensity of a major golf tournament was evident at the Tinker Golf Course for the small squadron championship between the 522nd Operational Support Squadron and the first-place team of the 38th Engineering Installation Group on Aug. 2.    The match-up pitted the No. 1 seed 38th EIG with a 93-3 season record against the No. 2 seed, 552nd OSS
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Tinker Fire Department catcher Tom Trella drives the ball out of the infield during a game against the 34th Combat Communications Squadron. (Air Force photo by John E. Banks) 34th CCS takes over first place with doubleheader sweep
The 34th Combat Communication Squadron took first place in the Tuesday night softball league with a doubleheader sweep over the Tinker Fire Department by scores of 16-15 and 9-0 on July 31, at the Tinker Sports Complex Field One.    The Tinker Fire Department came into the match-up with an unblemished 6-0 record for the season, while the 34th CCS
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Heavy traffic and lots of pedestrians used to be a recipe for danger; something worker Lewis Haddock knew needed changing. His focus on the problem and suggestions led base officials to name him the first Safety Hero. Better signs, lighting and channeling of pedestrian traffic are some changes making the area safer. (Air Force photo by Margo Wright)
Safety Hero
Lewis Haddock of the 553rd Combat Sustainment Squadron was chosen as the inaugural Team Tinker Safety Hero.   His input on crosswalk dangers at the north of Bldg. 3001 led to a safety investigation and the purchase of new push-button crosswalk warning lights. Civil Engineering recently ordered the new equipment and the new light system should be
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AFMC Executive Director Barbara Westgate visits with James Schmidt, AFGE Local 916 president, left, before a meeting here of AFMC and local union officials. John Over, OC-ALC executive director, right, joins the conversation. (Air Force photo by Margo Wright) Partnership council continues making strides
Labor and management officials joined forces this week with a view toward making the command a more exciting, productive and rewarding place to live and work during an Air Force Materiel Command Partnership Council meeting here.    "We've made some great strides as an organization, but we've got to continue to be vigilant," AFMC Executive Director
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Default Air Force Logo 507th Air Refueling Wing beings new partnership
The 507th Air Refueling Wing begins a new partnership in August when members of the Oklahoma Air National Guard team up for the drill weekend.    With this action, the 507th ARW will become the first Air Force Reserve Command wing to have an Air National Guard wing associated with it.    Approximately eight Oklahoma Air National Guard aircrew
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Barbara Westgate AFMC executive director meets with union officials at Tinker
The executive director for Air Force Materiel Command will be among a host of other movers and shakers from across the command to visit Tinker Air Force Base Aug. 8-10 to enhance ongoing relations with union officials as part of an AFMC Partnership Council summit.    Joining Barbara Westgate from AFMC will be Leif Peterson, Personnel director; Jon
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