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Cmdr. Dennis Warren speaks with his Sailors after taking command of Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron SEVEN in a ceremony June 12. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Charles L. Ludwig) VQ-7 welcomes new commanding officer
Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron SEVEN welcomed a new commanding officer June 12 when Cmdr. Dennis Warren relieved Cmdr. Darren Olson during a change of command ceremony in the VQ-3 hangar bay.    Cmdr. Warren served as the executive officer at VQ-4 for the past year. He became the 12th commanding officer of the Roughnecks squadron, a training
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Paula Cochnauer EEO manager wins Air Force award
Paula Cochnauer and her office are knee-deep in problems and conflicts, and they can't avoid it.    Day in and day out they endure angry, hurt or even belligerent people with disputes, but many leave better than they came.    That is why this office is so special, and there is no dispute about that.    Ms. Cochnauer, Equal Employment Opportunity
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An E-3 Sentry takes off for a President of the United States support mission from Naval Support Activity Souda Bay, Crete.  Airmen from the 552nd Air Control Wing deployed to NSA Souda Bay to conduct air surveillance and command and control missions during President George W. Bush's travels across Europe.  Airmen protect President during travels across Europe
While President George W. Bush prepared to visit several countries in Europe for the G8 Conference during June, Airmen and aircraft from the 552nd Air Control Wing also made preparations - to help protect their commander in chief during his travels. "We constantly train for a variety of missions, and POTUS (President of the United States) missions
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At home in the Tinker Burger King as assistant manager, Greg Templeton expedites orders as Carla Surrett works the drive through. The Army Air Force Exchange Service employee spent ten months in Iraq where he served deployed troops as an AAFES exchange store manager.  (Air Force photo by Margo Wright) AAFES employee volunteers for deployment to Balad, Iraq
For some people, supporting the troops may mean placing a bumper sticker on your car, or sending care packages. But Army and Air Force Exchange employee Greg Templeton was compelled to do more.    At a glance, you can't tell the red, white and blue pride that flows like a tidal wave through his body underneath his purple Burger King shirt.    Mr.
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Default Air Force Logo Officials announce airfield operations awards
Air Force officials announced the winners of the 2006 Air Force Airfield Operation Awards June 13.    Airfield operations include airfield operations and control, specifically airfield management and air traffic control.    The 2006 winners are as follows:    Airfield operations flight complex of the year: 86th Operations Support Squadron, Ramstein
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Leadership from both the Air Force and Wright State University gather at a press conference June 13 at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio to discuss their new USAF Marathon partnership, and other details of the September race. On the flightline of the 445th Airlift Wing in front of a massive C-5 Galaxy -- the featured aircraft of the 11th annual race – are Lt. Gen. Terry Gabreski, vice commander of Air Force Materiel Command, Molly Louden, director of the USAF Marathon, and David R. Hopkins, president of Wright State University, who all took turns speaking to nearly two dozen media members. (Air Force photo by Kathleen A.K. Lopez) Air Force, academia to partner in USAF Marathon
Leadership from both the Air Force and Wright State University gathered at a press conference June 13 to discuss their new USAF Marathon partnership, and other details of the September race.    Standing on the flightline of the 445th Airlift Wing in front of a massive C-5 Galaxy - the featured aircraft of the 11th annual race - Lt. Gen. Terry
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An E-3 Sentry airborne warning and control system aircraft, known as AWACS, lands at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., March 23 after completing a mission.  The first E-3 touched down at Tinker exactly 30 years to the day and began an new era for air surveillance.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Stacy Fowler) 552nd celebrates 30 years of the E-3 Sentry
With the E-3 Sentry 30th anniversary events fast approaching, the 552nd Air Control Wing extends an invitation to military members, civilian employees, retirees and families to come out and see the Sentry and learn about this aircraft's history.    The schedule of events is as follows: Friday, June 29 Opening Ceremony - 9 a.m. at Bldg. 230 Wing
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After grand opening ceremonies June 5, 72nd Air Base Wing Commander and Tinker Installation Commander Col. Mark Correll, standing, visits with Soldiers and Sailors relaxing in the Military Welcome Center at Will Rogers World Airport.  Col. Correll, 552nd Air Control Wing Vice Commander Col. Jeffrey Beene and VQ-3 Executive Officer Cmdr. Jeffrey Marshall helped cut the grand opening ribbon with other military and civic leaders. (Air Force photo by Margo Wright) Blue Star Mothers, YMCA make new Military Welcome Center possible
Who among us will remind you not to forget to call home? Who will be waiting anxiously at the airport for your 2 a.m. arrival? Who will get up at 12 a.m. to bake cookies so they will be warm when you arrive? Only a mother and not just any mother... a Blue Star Mother.    The Blue Star Mothers of America Oklahoma City Chapter Six is responsible for
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Air Force Office of Special Investigations Detachment 114 agents reload magazines at the firing range during the annual pistol competition held here June 1.  From right are; Charles Benton, Maggie Williams, Seth Newfang, Lance Jackson and Mike Dicicco, a Joint Drug Enforcement Team investigator.  (Air Force photo by Margo Wright) Pistol competition sharpens skills, builds relationships
Nearly 120 federal law enforcement agents came bearing arms, ammunition and a smile at the 10th annual Federal Law Enforcement Pistol Competition last Friday.    The Air Force Office of Special Investigations Detachment 114 hosted the event that consisted of 15 federal law enforcement agencies including 72nd Security Forces squadron, U.S. Secret
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During the 3rd Herd Pen Pal visit the week of May 28, 31st Combat Communications Squadron member Staff Sgt. Benjamin Stolz helps his pen pal heat up her Meals Ready to Eat. From the fifth grade to the 3rd Herd
   Most fifth-grade classes conduct their field trips at the Oklahoma City Zoo, the Omniplex Science Museum, or even the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum, but not 'Ellard's Energizers'!    Rhonda Ellard's class of 19 students from Cross Timbers Elementary School in Tecumseh had an exciting day the week of May 28, touring and learning
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