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  • Past fires fuel diligence at Tinker

    Nov. 12 marks the 34th anniversary of the fire that destroyed approximately 17 acres of roof on Bldg. 3001 at Tinker Air Force Base. It’s also a day that Tinker Lanes Bowling Center Manager Brett Moler said he’ll never forget.The day of the fire, Moler was a golf cart attendant at Tinker AFB. Most of Team Tinker was off work due to Veterans Day. A
  • Photos: Appreciating Military Retirees

    Jerry Shurley receives TRICARE information from Karen Rein, center, and Sharlene Payne during the Retiree Appreciation Day Nov. 3 at the Tinker Club.
  • 848th SCMG Supplier Relations Working Group a success

    Col. Robert Kielty, commander, 848th Supply Chain Management Group, and his Supplier Relationship Management team held a one-day Supplier Relations Working Group on Oct. 24 at the Gen. James Hill Conference Center. The working group was comprised of 22 mid-tier suppliers and supply chain professionals. “The event focused on strengthening integrated
  • Civilian Mentoring Council hosts “Contending with Change” lecture

    “Contending with Change” was the topic of the 72nd Air Base Wing Civilian Mentoring Council event Oct. 26 at the General James E. Hill Conference Center at Tinker Air Force Base.Employee Assistance Program Counselor Stephanie Lewis presented to and engaged with 27 CMC members.The presentation centered around the seven stages people experience with
  • Tinker’s Energy Action Month energizes innovation on base

    Tinker Air Force Base energized the Air Force’s Energy Action Month with several special events Oct. 17-18, including individual vendors’ expos at Bldgs. 3001 and 9001, a ribbon-cutting celebrating the 10 new electric vehicle charging stations on base and an Electric Vehicle Ride & Drive for Team Tinker.72nd Air Base Wing Vice Commander Col. Eddie
  • JROTC students compete at Tinker AFB

    Students from nine Oklahoma high schools gathered Oct. 26 at Tinker Air Force Base to compete in the fourth annual 349th Recruiting Squadron Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corp Competition.Parts of the competition, such as the mile and a half run, push ups and sit ups, were standardized across Air Force physical training requirements. Other
  • Native American arts and crafts fair to highlight heritage month

    More than a dozen Native American artists will display their creations at a special Native American arts and crafts fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 15-16 in the Oklahoma Room in Bldg. 3001.“Arts are a record of history as well as a means of expression,” said Katherine L. Jones, secretary for the Tinker Inter-Tribal Council. “In the Native American
  • AFSC Commander Shares Veterans Day Message

    Teammates,Sunday marks the 99th time our nation will commemorate what is now known as Veterans Day. Those many years ago, President Woodrow Wilson declared it a day to “be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service” and an opportunity for America “to show her sympathy with peace and justice.” By maintaining
  • 552nd Air Control Wing from Tinker Air Force Base Supports NATO Exercise Trident Juncture 18 in Norway

    An E-3 Sentry aircraft from the 552nd Air Control Wing located Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, took part in missions supporting NATO Exercise Trident Juncture 18, Oct. 31, 2018.The E-3 Sentry is an Airborne Warning and Control System, or AWACS, which is a powerful airborne search and track radar system that provides all-weather surveillance,