Sheet Metal Mechanics work on an F-15

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Tinker Air Force Base is Oklahoma's largest single site employer, with over 25,000 personnel delivering airpower for America!

The Tinker AFB LinkedIn page regularly posts job announcements available under direct hire authority, or DHA.

Current Direct Hire Authority Openings

  • OC-ALC Resume Call (Ongoing)

    The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex has a need for entry-level and Journeyman mechanics experienced in hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic, generator, diesel and gas engine maintenance practices.


    Experience with aircraft engines and/or ground equipment experience is preferred but not required.


    Please send your resume named: Last name, First name (.pdf preferred) to the following email address:  



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B-52H bomber makes its way slowly to Oklahoma City, ready to fulfill mission
72nd Air Base Wing
Audio by Paul Shirk
Jan. 25, 2022 | 0:55
Time lapse footage shows the arrival of a B-52H Stratofortress aircraft fuselage, tail number 61-0009, to its new home at the Boeing facility near Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Jan. 25, 2022. The fuselage and left wing of "Damage Inc. II" will serve as an integration model to test how well new technologies and current and future modifications will integrate with B-52 aircraft. The B-52 is undergoing its biggest modernization effort in its history. In addition to new engines, the B-52 is also upgrading its 1960’s core radar to a new Active Electronically Scanned Array system similar to those found in modern fighter aircraft. (Air Force video by Paul Shirk) More


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