Base Operating Status to remain closed; essential personnel only

TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Due to inclement weather, the 72nd Air Base Wing Commander will continue the base closure to include 3rd (grave) shift on Wednesday evening through 1st (day) shift on Thursday, Feb. 22. Although the base remains closed, essential personnel ARE required to report for duty as scheduled. Road and weather conditions will continue to be monitored and a decision on the base operating status for 2nd (swing) shift will be made later in the day.

Base personnel should continue to monitor local television and radio stations for Tinker operating status information or go to the installation's public home page at, on Facebook at, or call Tinker's Straight Talkline at 734-1900. Personnel are reminded not to call, base operations, the Tinker Command Post or security forces for weather updates.

List of what is closed/open for Feb.22, 2018

- 24 hour fitness center (Gerrity fitness center is closed)
- Lodging w/min manning
- Honor Guard
- Tinker Gate Visitor Center
- Security/Law Enforcement
- Fuel Operations
- Vehicle Maintenance (on call for emergency standby requirements)
- Vehicle Wrecker Support (on call for emergency standby requirements)

- NAF facilities (Arts and Crafts, ITT, Auto Hobby, Golf Course, Club, Outdoor Rec, Bowling Alley, etc)
- Airman and Family Readiness Center
- First Term Airman's Center
- WAPS Testing
- Library
- Airman Leadership School
- Education Center
- Child Development Center
- Youth Center
- Civilian Personnel Office
- Manpower
- Installation Personnel Readiness