Tinker Public Affairs

The U.S. Air Force engages in Public Affairs to provide trusted counsel to leaders; build, maintain, and strengthen Airman morale and readiness; enhance public trust and support; and achieve global influence and deterrence.

The public affairs mission is to tell the Tinker Air Force Base story to the American public. We also strive to enhance airman morale by keeping airmen and their families informed about Air Force issues. Our office is responsible for providing accurate, timely information on Tinker issues, programs and base events to the people in this community and members of the news media.

Core Functions

Internal Information. Tinker Take Off, Weekly Commander’s Call Topics, Biographies, Fact sheets, Base Directory

External Information. www.tinker.af.mil, www.afsc.af.mil, www.552acw.acc.af.mil, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube

Community Outreach. Civic leader liaison, Honorary Commanders Program, NSF & JCOC, Air Show, Tours, Speakers, Volunteer Programs, Community Events, Orientation Flights, Community Council, Public queries

Media Communications. POC for media outlets, Includes TV, radio, print & internet based media, Installation spokesperson, Media training, Press releases, News conferences, Media escort, Editorial boards, Emergency notifications, Severe weather, Public health

Crisis Communications. ICC and EOC support, Public notification, CODEL, Media civic leaders, Crisis training, Straight Talk Center, Media Center, Digital Communication Network, CAC, Marquees, E-mail, web, Liaison for media support, TV helicopter cooperation

How to Reach Us.

Please do not call public affairs for directory assistance. To download our telephone guide in PDF format click here or for online viewing click here.
For commonly requested numbers please go to our Phone Reference page by clicking here.

For employment verification, see our FAQ page on employment verification procedures.

For Public Affairs questions, call (405) 739-2026 or email us at 72abw.pa.workflow@us.af.mil. This is not directory assistance, please see links above for directory assistance.

For webmaster or other questions or information requests please email 72abw.pa.pubaffairs@us.af.mil

Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

72nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs
4421 Air Depot Blvd, Bldg. 7005
Comm: (405) 739-2025 DSN: 339-2025

Civic Outreach


Command Information (Current Operations) Conducting internal information programs is the primary means Air Force leaders use to communicate with Airmen and their families. Timely, accurate, relevant information is a force multiplier that enhances Airman morale and readiness.

Media Relations

Social Media


Tinker Take Off

News and information is reported by way of the Tinker Take Off -- The Editor of the Tinker Take Off can be reached at (405) 739-5780 or email at: Tinker.takeoff@us.af.mil.

Tinker Take Off Online