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  • The first Respect Week comes to life

    The Family Advocacy Outreach Staff partnered with the School Liaison Officer in the Airman and Family Readiness Center to bring a new program to life: Respect Week.In promoting and recognizing the month of February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, Family Advocacy Outreach Manager Mary Phillips was seeking different opportunities to expand
  • Prescribed burns are planned for March at Tinker

    Prescribed burns will be conducted on approximately 80 acres of land on Tinker this month.  The burns will happen in the Glenwood area north of the main runway, north of Interstate-40, base golf course, Urban Greenway, south of the base chapel, north of base housing and the south end of airfield. Prescribed burns are intentionally set fires used to
  • International Women’s Day recognizes the contribution of women around the AFMS

    International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on the many contributions that women have made worldwide, and to the Air Force Medical Service.
  • Home Away from Home’s ‘Meet the Heroes Night’ March 22

    A panel of U.S. veterans from different eras of military service, including Tinker’s former 72nd Air Base Wing Commander retired Col. Stephanie Wilson, will share their collective wisdom during Home Away from Home’s “Meet the Heroes Night” starting at 6 p.m. March 22 at the American Red Cross office, located at 601 NE 6th Street in Oklahoma
  • The risks are real, even after the smoke clears

    We don’t question the fact that tobacco is harmful, but we don’t always think about how far that harm can reach. Second-hand and third-hand smoke is a real threat to children and pets. Second-hand smoke is the smoke that is exhaled from the smoker, as well as the smoke that comes off the end of a burning cigarette. Third-hand smoke is the residue
  • AFSC leaders visit Veterans Center

    Air Force Sustainment Center Commander Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II poses a question to the Norman Veterans Center military panel during a Feb. 28, 2018, visit to the center in Norman, Oklahoma. The 15-member panel frequently visits area schools to share their military experiences and life lessons with students. (Air Force photo by April McDonald)
  • Listen up! Noise demonstration at Moody Air Force Base to deepen understanding of hearing health

    We live in a noisy world. Cars, music, motorcycles, noise at work, and many other noise sources affect our hearing. A new demonstration project at Moody Air Force Base in Georgia, using new technology developed in tandem by the Air Force and private industry, seeks to give participants a complete picture of their hearing risk.
  • Three Nellis Air Force Base Airmen display bravery and heroism during the tragic Las Vegas shooting

    On Oct. 1, 2017, a gunman opened fire on concert-goers attending the 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, Nev., killing 58 and injuring 450 people. Amid the chaos and confusion, three Air Force medics attending the concert leapt into action.
  • Nutrition care easily accessible via telehealth appointments

    The U.S. Air Force Medical Service is working to increase access to high level nutrition care using tele-medical nutrition therapy.
  • AF Fire Emergency Services looking to the future with ‘strategic plan’

    Fire service professionals throughout the Air Force recently met and ensured the creation of the Air Force's Fire Emergency Services 5-year strategic plan.  Center for Public Safety Excellence personnel facilitated and led a week-long stakeholder meeting and workshop in mid-February at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida. The theme of the