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Default Air Force Logo Tinker officials warn military members against identity theft
   Identity theft is a threat and no one is immune, not even military members.    Despite the scams and thieves, military members can take steps to protect themselves from a stolen identity scenario.    "The most effective way to defend yourself against pretexting - the practice of getting your personal information under false pretenses - is to
0 6/11
2007
Default Air Force Logo Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to host FOX network's FOX & Friends morning news program
   Making its third Air Force stop on its Salute to the Troops Tour, the FOX News Network's FOX & Friends morning program will broadcast live from 7 to 8 a.m. June 8 here.   Co-anchor Brian Kilmeade will be on location telecasting reports to his co-anchors in New York City, as well as to a worldwide audience, about the missions and events unique to
0 6/06
2007
Tinker aircraft planner Brian deFonteny was part of a team who changed the KC-135 cabin pressure testing process, carving days off the flow time and saving the Air Force millions.  Mr. deFonteny stands inside a -135 with mechanics who benefit from the new system.  Back from left are; Darrell McElwee, Clarence Stallard, Josh Massey, Grant Simms, Chuck Drake, and Shane Spencer, who was on the planning team. (Air Force photo by Dave Faytinger)
Mechanics saves Air Force millions
   Four minutes...    That is the time required to reach a safe breathing altitude if fresh air stops circulating through the cabin of a KC-135 due to an environmental control system failure.    However, officials say the testing process to determine whether in-dock cabin pressure can be sustained for four crucial, life-saving minutes was
0 6/05
2007
Tinker radiologist, Maj. (Dr.) Jason Wagner reviews mammograms in his 72nd Medical Group office.  Approximately 1500 mammograms are performed here annually. (Air Force photo by Margo Wright)
Early detection key to surviving breast cancer
   Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death among women in the United States, although lives can, have and will continue to be saved thanks to early detection.    Maj. (Dr.) Jason Wagner, radiologist for the 72nd Medical Support Squadron, said his office performs about 1,500 mammograms a year.    Of that number, they have identified in
0 6/05
2007
Default Air Force Logo Tinker nominated for 2007 Freedom Award
   National Guardsmen and Reservists from Oklahoma including Tinker Air Force Base have nominated their employers to receive the 2007 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award.    This award is the highest honor the Department of Defense bestows in recognition of employers who provide outstanding support to their employees serving in the
0 6/05
2007
Default Air Force Logo AAFES offers complimentary messaging system
   The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is offering a complimentary messaging system for the military community.    The system is designed to relay command-level auditory messages to the troops or military families. When utilized at Tinker, the messages can be heard at the Base Exchange and all other AAFES facilities on the installation.   
0 6/05
2007
Department of Defense 2006 Defense Packaging Policy Group Packaging Excellence Award 448th CSW receives 2006 Defense Packaging Excellence Award
   The 2006 Defense Packaging Excellence Award was recently awarded to the Packaging Management Section in the 948th Combat Sustainment Group, 448th Combat Sustainment Wing.    The award was presented by the Defense Packaging Policy Group, which is a Department of Defense forum established to develop and recommend changes to policy, guidance and
0 6/05
2007
Larry Jones, center, Pratt and Whitney vice president for Military Customer Support, cuts the ribbon to activate the Egyptian air force F100 Engine Depot in Helwan, Egypt. Pictured with him are Maj. Gen. Magdy Gamal, left, Helwan Depot commander, and Maj. Gen. Said Mabrouk, right, chief of the Egyptian air force engineering department. F100 Engine Depot opens in Egypt
   With the snip of scissors, history was made April 24 in Egypt.    Larry Jones, vice president for Military Customer Support for Pratt and Whitney, cut the ribbon to activate the Egyptian Air Force's F100 Engine Depot in Helwan, Egypt.    The program manager for the multi-year project was Denese Somers, 542nd Combat Sustainment Squadron, who
0 6/05
2007
Sue Payton Air Force takes steps to move acquisition forward
   Recapitalizing equipment and bringing credibility to the acquisition process were among the topics discussed by the Air Force's service acquisition executive, responsible for all Air Force research, development and non-space acquisition activities.    "The goal is lean acquisition with integrity and credibility," Sue Payton, Assistant Secretary
0 6/01
2007
Lt. Gen. Terry Gabreski AFMC vice commanders addresses Aerospace Summit crowd
     For America to ultimately prevail in the Global War on Terror, the Air Force must attack the way it conducts its everyday business with the same synergy that gives it its air superiority on the battlefield.      That's the message Lt. Gen. Terry Gabreski, Air Force Materiel Command vice commander, drove home during her keynote address at the
0 5/31
2007
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