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  • 965th AACS flies first mission sortie with converted crew positions

    The 965th Airborne Air Control Squadron recently flew its first-ever mission sortie with newly converted crew positions. The Feb. 24, 2021, event was a flight five years in the making.
  • Agile Thunder exercised across the miles

    Exercise Agile Thunder 21-02, a tri-wing exercise, concluded March 13 after multiple active duty Airmen successfully completed their training to rapidly deploy, fight and win.The 552nd Air Control Wing and 72nd Air Base Wing at Tinker Air Force Base, the 75th ABW and 729th Air Control Squadron at Hill AFB, Utah, and the 726th ACS at Mountain Home
  • Podcast: Child abuse should be discussed year-round, not just in April

    The statistics are overwhelming.Of the approximate 3.6 million referrals made to child protection agencies nationally, nearly 700,000 are found to be actual victims of child abuse.To put that in perspective, said Ali Kern with Tinker’s Family Advocacy Program, the number of child abuse victims in the United States annually would fill the University
  • Air Force unveils new mission statement

    The Air Force released its new mission statement: To fly, fight, and win … airpower anytime, anywhere.
  • Tinker privatized housing continues to see improvements

    At the end of a well-advertised housing town hall event in February, Tinker Air Force Base Commander, Col. Paul Filcek, asked the roughly two dozen in attendance how many of them actually live in base housing. After eight hands went up, Filcek then asked them to put their hands down if they were either on his staff or members of the housing resident council. No hands remained.
  • Air Force Youth Programs accepting applications for summer Virtual Aviation Camp

    Applications are open for this year’s Air Force Youth Programs’ Virtual Teen Aviation Camp. Applications are due no later than April 14. The virtual camp, held in partnership with Air Force Aero Clubs, is June 14-25 and offers an introduction to the field of aviation and opportunities for careers and leadership roles within the Air Force and Space Force.
  • Tenant feedback drives housing programs improvement

    Department of the Air Force housing program officials are analyzing data from the recently completed 2020 Department of Defense Annual Tenant Satisfaction Survey for trends and ways to improve the enterprise’s privatized and government-owned housing portfolio and tenant experience.
  • Training for the physical fitness assessment

    Physical fitness assessments will resume for Airmen on July 1, 2021.Some Airmen may be deconditioned due to the impacts of COVID-19 protocols and lack of accessibility for fitness options. To assist military members preparing for the PT test, Air Force Materiel Command has developed a physical training toolkit that consists of the Physical Training
  • AFMC leadership to host virtual town hall

    Air Force Materiel Command leadership will host a command-wide virtual town hall, Tuesday, April 27, at 2 p.m. EDT.
  • New ‘Air Force Review Boards Agency’ website launched

    The Department of the Air Force debuted a new website for past and present Airmen and Guardians to correct their military records, April 5.