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Col. Brad Ashley Assignment offers new challenges for ALC vice
Col. Brad Ashley, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center vice commander, is being reassigned as the director of Communications, Head-quarters Air Mobility Command at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. As the senior communicator for AMC, Colonel Ashley will oversee the management of the command's terrestrial and airborne communications, computer and information
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Financial Management transformation under way at Tinker, across Air Force
The Air Force Financial Management transformation currently under way is the greatest single change in the organization's 60-year history.    "We -- and all of Air Force Financial Management -- are transforming the way we conduct business to better provide expert decision support and analysis to commanders while continuing to provide high quality
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Resolute Warrior 08-01: Three units prepare for exercise deployment
Tinker warriors will bring the warfront home for a two-phase operational readiness exercise, Resolute Warrior 08-01, later this month. During the 10-day exercise, Airmen will prepare for deployment and defend a fictitious installation against Middle Eastern aggressors.    Three units -- the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, 552nd Air Control Wing
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Safety doesn’t end with the duty day: Be safe in base parking lots
Tinker Air Force Base has a well-documented history of safety practices in the workplace; however, safety doesn't end with the duty day.    Base officials have an increasing concern with the safety of the parking lots.    The combination of high traffic, inattentive pedestrians and speeding drivers makes the situation dangerous in any parking lot,
0 10/16
2007
Heather Carter, left, Gina House, Jimmie Wilson, back left, and David Thomas are the group of functional users that identify and define requirements for the Purchase Request Process System. (Courtesy photo) New purchase request processing system to deliver faster results
Air Force Materiel Command has developed a system capable of streamlining the arduous purchase request process across the enterprise.    The 559th Combat Sustainment Squadron is spear-heading the local implementation of this new system, the Purchase Request Process System, also known as D203.    PRPS introduces a Web-based, workflow system that
0 10/11
2007
Default Air Force Logo Turn it off: October is Energy Awareness Month
You don't have to drive a hybrid car or have a solar-powered house to conserve energy. October is Energy Awareness Month and Tinker energy manager John Hurd said that conservation is a team sport.    "If a thousand people do a little thing, it becomes a big thing," Mr. Hurd said.    He said although we are a large industrial base and we have to
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2007
Default Air Force Logo AFPC releases improved force development tool
The Airmen Development Plan is a new Web-based decision support tool designed to integrate numerous force development tools, including electronic records, duty histories, and assignment preferences, into one platform. Phase one of the ADP, launched in September, will apply to active duty officers and will replace the transitional Officer
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2007
Default Air Force Logo Commissary patrons encouraged to share favorite Thanksgiving recipes
Turkey and dressing, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie are the traditional "must haves" for any Thanksgiving celebration. But, it's the side dishes, special salads and additional dessert choices served alongside that allow families to personalize the menu into unique tradition. Some of those dishes might have been a mother's or
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2007
The Fall 2007 issue of Airman magazine is now available in print and online.  (U.S. Air Force illustration/Patrick Harris) Fall 2007 Airman now available online
The F-22 Raptor is coming into its own, flying high and turning heads. Its pilots and maintainers are discovering just how much the stealth jet can do.    The Airmen are finding there is no other aircraft that even comes close to matching the Raptor's capabilities -- the new benchmark for fifth-generation fighter jets.    Even more futuristic is
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2007
Operation Kids 4 Troops Operation Kids 4 Troops distributes letters
About four years ago Tech. Sgt. Spencer Cluff and his wife, Carrie, were watching the news about the war in Iraq. Sergeant Cluff wanted to do more for the troops than watch them on TV and the idea for Operation Kids 4 Troops was formed.    Operation Kids 4 Troops began as a letter-writing campaign, a way to get local Oklahoma kids involved with
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2007
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