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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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Sue Lumpkins Senior Executive Service promotions announced
Sue Lumpkins and Michele Rachie have joined the ranks of the growing number of women being promoted into Senior Executive Service. "The last four SES promotions in July were women. In the last three or four years, we have gotten more," said Ms. Lumpkins, 327th Aircraft Sustainment Wing deputy director.   Ms. Rachie, 827th Aircraft Sustainment Group
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Col. Kevin D. Degnan Col. Degnan takes command of AFFSA
On June 29, Col. Kevin D. Degnan became the second commander of the Air Force Flight Standards Agency since the agency's move from Maryland to Oklahoma City.    Col. Christopher Ceplecha relinquished command of AFFSA during a change of command ceremony at Hangar 8 of the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center.    The ceremony's presiding official was
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Base Beautification Map Officials encourage base-wide cleanup
Now that the atypical Oklahoma summer monsoon has somewhat subsided, Tinker officials are encouraging organizations to take a little time out of their busy schedules today and next week to help keep the base clean.    Col. Mark Correll, 72nd Air Base Wing and Tinker installation commander, said even though rain is in the forecast again, he would
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