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  • Health Beat: October highlights Domestic Violence awareness

    Every minute in the United States, nearly 20 people suffer physical abuse at the hands of an intimate partner, equating to more than 10 million women and men each year.“Whether you wear a uniform or not, violence exists and our job is to make sure we’re there to support someone regardless of rank, position, marital status or sexual orientation,”
  • Energy Action Month at Tinker

    To commemorate October’s Air Force Energy Action Month, the 72nd Civil Engineer Directorate’s energy management team is challenging Team Tinker to utilize best practices in efficient energy usage to enhance mission capability and readiness.During Energy Action Month 2019, the Air Force is emphasizing the need for smart energy solutions and
  • AFMC successfully executes $66 billion portfolio in FY19

    The Air Force Materiel Command executed a more than $66.6 billion portfolio in Fiscal Year 2019, ensuring the delivery and sustainment of agile, cost-effective and war-winning capabilities to the warfighter. AFMC manages 34% of the Air Force overall budget, executing funds across six centers, multiple platforms and Air Force installations, with missions ranging from installation support and readiness to research and development, sustainment, technology acquisition and more, ensuring the service’s warfighting advantage across all mission domains.
  • Nuclear weapons center again recognized for excellence

    The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center recently received the Air Force Organizational Excellence Award for the sixth time since the center stood up in 2006. The center’s AFOEA awards now span nine consecutive years, from 2009 to 2017.
  • Air Force, Tinker, remain committed to Base Housing Issues

    Sen. Jim Inhofe and acting Secretary of the Air Force, Matthew Donovan, made a visit to Tinker Air Force Base on Oct. 1 to get a first-hand look at base housing problems.Base leadership, the Air Force Civil Engineering Center and Balfour Beatty Communities have been working through these issues at Tinker AFB as the Air Force as a whole works to
  • Preparing for PEGASUS

    Work on the first leg of the new KC-46A Pegasus’ maintenance depot, the single-largest construction project to hit Tinker Air Force Base since the 1940s, is progressing ahead of the official ribbon-cutting scheduled for Oct. 18.The new 156-acre maintenance campus will eventually boast 14 hangars, single-bay and double-bay, with facilities to handle
  • Combined Federal

    Senior leaders sign their pledge cards for the Combined Federal Campaign, which kicked off Oct. 1and runs until Nov. 22. The CFC is the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign, promoting philanthropy through a program that is employee-focused and cost-efficient. Bottom row from left, Col. Keven Coyle, 552nd Air Control
  • TESLA Science and Engineering Expo slated for Oct. 16

    The Tinker Engineers and Scientists Leadership Association is scheduled to host its third annual Tinker Science and Engineering Expo from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Oct. 16 at Hollywood and Vine in Bldg. 3001.The poster-style expo provides an opportunity to highlight the work being done by scientists and engineers across the installation to support the
  • October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    Raising awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a collaborative effort between government, through the Department of Homeland Security, and industry.This year’s message – Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT. –
  • Health Beat: Being your breast self

    When was your last mammogram?Tech. Sgt. Charlie Brown, 72nd Medical Group mammographer, said women over 40 should be going in for a mammogram yearly.In observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, the Med Group pushes out important messaging about breast cancer prevention and detection; one of those messages is mammograms save lives.“We
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