Tinker kicks off diamond anniversary with luncheon

Phil Tinker, grandson of Maj. Gen. Clarence Tinker, Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II, commander of the Air Force Sustainment Center, and Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear, Principal Chief of the Osage Nation enjoy the festivities of Tinker’s 75th Anniversary kickoff luncheon Jan. 30 at the Tinker Club. This was the first of several events planned for the diamond year which will also include a marathon in February, the Star Spangled Salute in May, and the Air Force Ball in September. (Air Force photo by Kelly White)

Phil Tinker, grandson of Maj. Gen. Clarence Tinker, Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II, commander of the Air Force Sustainment Center, and Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear, Principal Chief of the Osage Nation enjoy the festivities of Tinker’s 75th Anniversary kickoff luncheon Jan. 30 at the Tinker Club. This was the first of several events planned for the diamond year which will also include a marathon in February, the Star Spangled Salute in May, and the Air Force Ball in September. (Air Force photo by Kelly White)

TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Phil Tinker, grandson of Maj. Gen. Clarence Tinker, Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II, commander of the Air Force Sustainment Center, and Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear, Principal Chief of the Osage Nation enjoy the festivities of Tinker’s 75th Anniversary kickoff luncheon Jan. 30 at the Tinker Club. This was the first of several events planned for the diamond year which will also include a marathon in February, the Star Spangled Salute in May, and the Air Force Ball in September. (Air Force photo by Kelly White)