This is an information page on how to obtain the latest information on Tinker's operating status. Explanations for what each status means are provided below. To obtain the latest base operating status information,follow us on Tinker's Twitter feed and Tinker's Facebook page, or tune in to local television and radio stations, or call the Tinker Straight Talk Line at (405) 734-8255. Updates are only made if the status changes from "Open" The Base Operating status is determined by Tinker leadership between 3-4 a.m. for the day shift and assessed throughout the day for all other shifts.
For a list of closings visit your local News Station web sites. Please see the below links.
You do not need an account to view Tinker's Twitter page, but to receive automatic text alerts, you must subscribe. To subscribe to Tinker's Twitter feed you must have an active Twitter account and choose to "follow" @Team_Tinker. This will allow you to receive short texts from Tinker on the operating status or anytime something is posted. To subscribe go to: http://twitter.com/Team_Tinker and click on the "sign up" button on the top left of the page. To receive SMS/text messages, send message to Twitter with the following text "follow Team_Tinker." For help, visit this section of the Twitter help page.
You do not need an active Facebook account to view Tinker's Facebook page, but if you wish to receive automatic updates in your "news feed" you need to choose to follow Tinker. To follow Tinker on Facebook, you must also have an active Facebook account. The Facebook address is www.facebook.com/tinkerairforcebase. To fully engage click on the "sign up" button on the top left of the page. You may also click the "like" button and you'll begin receiving Tinker updates on your news feed as soon as something is posted.
During significant weather events, base officials monitor weather conditions and any changes to the operating status will be reported.
These outlets will be updated when operating status is anything other than OPEN.
Do not call base operations, the Tinker Command Post or security forces for weather or operating status information.
If in doubt concerning base operating status, please contact your supervisor .
See below for explanation of current operating status.
"Weather emergency essential personnel" are expected to report for work on time.
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