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Default Air Force Logo What is resilience and how do I get it?
Life has many challenges and rewards, but sometimes the rewards seem few and the hardships plenty. Airmen frequently face changes in their lives and career. Not everyone reacts to challenges in the same way; however, the positive ways we deal with distressing events that life throws at us is called resilience. It is the ability to work through
0 9/22
2017
Default Air Force Logo Spark Tank competition announced
Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson kicked off the Air Force’s Spark Tank competition during the Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference Sept. 18, 2017.
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2017
Tinker Air Force Base Honor Guard presents the colors to kick off the Air Force Ball on Sept. 16, 2017. The event celebrated both the 70th birthday of the Air Force and the 75th anniversary of Tinker Air Force Base. Tinker celebrates Air Force's 70th birthday at 2017 Air Force Ball
Tinker Air Force Base Honor Guard presents the colors to kick off the Air Force Ball on Sept. 16, 2017. The event celebrated both the 70th birthday of the Air Force and the 75th anniversary of Tinker Air Force Base. (Air Force photo by Kimberly Woodruff)
0 9/20
2017
Take action to make a smooth transition with TRICARE in 2018 Take action to make a smooth transition with TRICARE in 2018
You may be wondering what action you need to take, if any, to ensure you continue TRICARE coverage in 2018. Some beneficiaries will need to take action, but most will not. If you’re currently enrolled in or eligible for TRICARE coverage on Dec. 31, 2017, you’ll transition to your respective TRICARE plan on Jan. 1, 2018. If you want to enroll in a TRICARE plan or change coverage after Jan. 1, 2018, you’ll need to take action to enroll in the plan of your choice.
0 9/19
2017
Default Air Force Logo AFMC commander: Agility, innovation to fuel future of AF logistics
The future of Air Force logistics will find Airmen tapping into a secure digital network of archived additive manufacturing specifications, allowing for the 3D-printed creation of a weapons system component whenever and wherever needed. This agile manufacturing approach is just one way Air Force Materiel Command is working to advance Air Force logistics, said Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, AFMC Commander at the 2017 Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference, Sept. 18, 2017.
0 9/18
2017
552nd Air Control Wing Command Chief Master Sgt. Mark Hurst was the featured speaker at the "Still in the Fight" luncheon held Sept. 8 at the base theater. The chief reflected on the 16 years since the terror attacks on 9/11. Still in the Fight: Chief reflects on life since 9/11 during luncheon
The Chaplain Corps declared the 2017 theme for the 9/11 Memorial Ruck and Run to be “Still in the Fight,” a message stemming from Scripture found in the book of Micah. The verse reads: “Rejoice not over me, O my enemy; when I fall, I shall rise; when I sit in darkness, the Lord will be a light to me.”Though often times the conversation revolves
0 9/18
2017
It was a record-setting 9/11 Memorial Run & Ruck for Team Tinker. 1,730 people  registered to participate, over 100 volunteered, plus collaboration from every squadron and organization at Tinker, as well as Midwest City and Del City fire and police units, made the annual event a huge success. The run to remember is hosted by the Tinker Chaplains and this year's theme was "Still in the Fight." Still in the Fight
It was a record-setting 9/11 Memorial Run & Ruck for Team Tinker. 1,730 people registered to participate, over 100 volunteered, plus collaboration from every squadron and organization at Tinker, as well as Midwest City and Del City fire and police units, made the annual event a huge success. The run to remember is hosted by the Tinker Chaplains
0 9/15
2017
AFRC C-17A supports Hurricane Irma relief efforts Tinker Reserve Airmen deploy to aid Florida recovery
Eight Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 35th Combat Communications Squadron here departed Sept. 13 to support disaster relief efforts at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida, where they will provide military commanders and government agencies communications systems in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The more than 90-member Air Force Reserve squadron
0 9/14
2017
E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System E-8C JSTARS evacuate to Tinker AFB
Five E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft from the 116th Air Control Wing, Georgia Air National Guard, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, evacuated to Tinker AFB, Oklahoma, to escape the path of Hurricane Irma Sept. 9, 2017.
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Garry Richey set to speak at Air Force Ball
The 2017 Air Force Ball will feature Tinker legend Garry Richey as its guest speaker for the 75th Anniversary event.Richey, a former executive director of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, is an Oklahoma native. Born in Chickasha, Richey graduated from Duncan High School before drafting into the United States Army in 1972. He served at Fort
0 9/08
2017
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