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Default Air Force Logo Working together: AWACS Combined Test Force collaborates with the 552nd Air Control Wing
Fairly new to Tinker Air Force Base, the  E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System Combined Test Force is a unique partnership.Comprised of two groups, Detachment 1 and Detachment 2, the team performs operational and developmental tests to improve AWACS, such as updating software on its terrain alert system, Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System
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Default Air Force Logo Quality Verification Center Lab getting new space
The Quality Verification Center, in the Physical Sciences Flight within the 76th Maintenance Support Group, is getting two new labs, allowing them to expand operations. The QVC is an important part of the process of ensuring the quality of aircraft and engine parts.The main lab, in Bldg. 3001, post location K-69, will be moved to a space next to it
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Default Air Force Logo Around the Air Force Sustainment Center: Hill Airman earns Air Force-level award
HILL AIR FORCE BASE, Utah — The Air Force recently named Senior Airman Patrick Schilling, an explosive ordnance disposal technician at Hill, as one of the service’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year.Annually, the Air Force selects 12 enlisted Airmen from various career fields based on superior leadership, job performance and personal achievements.
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Default Air Force Logo Existing Huey bases will receive replacement aircraft
WASHINGTON — The Air Force announced today that each UH-1N Huey location will receive replacement aircraft.The Air Force is replacing the UH-1N Huey 46-year-old fleet by procuring new replacement aircraft to support four missions - Nuclear Deterrence Operations, Continuation of Government Operations, Survival School support, and Test and Training.
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Default Air Force Logo 20th EBS aid in rescue off coast of Guam
ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam — The B-52 is world-famous for its long-range capabilities, but during a routine flight near Guam June 25, 2018, crew members with the 20th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron, stationed at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, and deployed to Andersen AFB, were tasked with a unique situation: to use their aircraft’s
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Default Air Force Logo 567th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron wins DOD award
Members of the 567th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base were congratulated recently for the work that earned them the Robert T. Mason Award for depot maintenance excellence.The award, presented in December, to the squadron’s director, William Bauman, recognized the 567th AMXS’ maintenance on 25 B-1 aircraft in fiscal year 2016
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Default Air Force Logo Col. David Hardy takes command of 72nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron
Col. David Hardy took over as commander of the 72nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron in a change of command ceremony on June 22.Immediately before coming to Tinker Air Force Base for the position, Hardy was the exchange medical officer for the U.S. Air Force/Royal Australian Air Force, where he served since 2016.He received his doctorate in osteopathic
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2018
MWD Aruba's new silver alloy crown is prepped and ready to be affixed to his tooth. Root canal gets canine warrior’s bite back
One of Tinker Air Force Base’s 72nd Security Forces Squadron K9 team members, Aruba, a German shepherd, age 4, recently suffered a chipped tooth during a Military Working Dog demonstration after he was commanded to attack a man wearing a bite suit on May 29.Aruba’s handler, Airman 1st Class Marco Arroyo, said he and Aruba were doing bite work on
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Default Air Force Logo 72nd ABW holds civilian professional development event
Civilian employees of the 72nd Air Base Wing recently attended an annual two-day training to learn about leadership, communication and more.The third annual Professional Development Seminar, held June 12 and 13 in the General James E. Hill Conference Center, was organized by the 72nd Air Base Wing Civilian Mentoring Council.About 35 people attended
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Air Force Sustainment Center command staff members, from left, Andrew Williams, Staff Sgt. Bryan Lemire, Airman 1st Class George Rollins, Staff Sgt. Lindsey Otto and Vandi Leheny demonstrate correct etiquette during the daily Retreat ceremony. Proper etiquette important for reveille and retreat
 Like many traditions, reveille and retreat were started with one purpose and now hold another.Not always meant to honor the flag, reveille — from the French word for “wake up” — began in 1812 as a way to wake troops for assembly and roll call. It still symbolizes the beginning of the day’s work, but also honors the U.S. flag as it is raised.Dating
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