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  • Photo: B-2 celebrates 30-year anniversary of first flight

    The B-2A ‘stealth bomber’ celebrates its first flight 30-year anniversary on July 17. The iconic flying wing design continues to serve as the frontline aircraft in strategic roles across the globe. The aircraft is supported by hundreds of personnel who work in direct support of software sustainment at Tinker Air Force Base. Shown here is B-2A,
  • Commentary: Innovation 'advances the ball'

    What does an organization need to do to ensure its Airmen are able to innovate at the enterprise level? How can the Air Force continue to nurture and grow an innovative mindset across the mission set? In support of the Air Force Materiel Command's 2019 Year of Innovation campaign, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center commander Maj. Gen. Bradley D. Spacy offers his perspectives on innovation and what the AFIMSC is doing to ensure they continue to innovate for AFMC and the Air Force future.
  • OC-ALC POM Program call for nominees

    The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex announces the call for nominees for the educational program in production and operations management.The call for nominees to attend Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s OC-ALC Production and Operations Management training program will be open from Aug. 5 through Aug. 19. Classes are slated to begin
  • AFMC launches “AFMC We Need” initiative

    In an effort to make certain the Air Force Materiel Command is ideally structured and resourced to support the National Defense Strategy, AFMC leadership has launched an enterprise-wide initiative that will empower its Airmen and civilians to help shape the future of the command.
  • VA decreased SGLI rates effective July 1

    Good news for service members’ wallets! Effective July 1, the SGLI premium rate decreased. If you have coverage now, nothing changed except the price is lower. Premiums dropped $4 per month for those with maximum coverage. SGLI is available in $50,000 increments, up to a maximum of $400,000.Learn how to get SGLI at Department of Veteran Affairs
  • 32-year enlisted aircrew member adds ‘command chief’ to the list

    From a jet engine mechanic and KC-130 flight engineer as a Marine to a C-130H flight engineer, KC-135 boom operator, and a MC-12W tactical systems operator as an Oklahoma Air Guardsman, Chief Master Sergeant Brian Brindle adds another position to the list — 137th Special Operations Wing Command Chief Master Sergeant.As the command chief at Will
  • Two 548th PMXS welders celebrate 20 years

    James Thrasher and Trey Baxter started welding for Tinker’s 548th Propulsion Maintenance Squadron on May 17, 1999. They’ve never left.Last month, the two veteran welders celebrated 20 years at Tinker AFB, a feat Welding Supervisor Kelly Wright said he doesn’t see very often.“Either we have people who move to other organizations on base due to
  • Tinker holds first LGBT Luncheon

    On June 25, Tinker Air Force Base’s first ever Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Luncheon was held in the Tinker Chapel Hall in celebration of June as Pride Month.“We’re at a point today where it’s about unity and strength,” 72nd Air Base Wing Commander Col. Paul Filcek said during his opening remarks. “That unity and strength are best
  • New tag, vehicle registration law started July 1

    Before former Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin left office last year, she signed Senate Bill 1339, which will bring some new changes for Oklahoma motorists.On Monday, a new state law regarding tag and vehicle registration went into effect. Oklahomans are now required to keep their license plates when selling vehicles and car owners will have to carry
  • Wingman Day promotes connection

    Wingman Day is set aside to promote wellness, resiliency and comradery among squadrons within Tinker. During a Wingman Day event that took place in the Air Force Sustainment Center Anaconda room on June 21, the installation Community Support Coordinator informed personnel about various programs on base that can assist them through everyday life