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  • Tinker organizations provide donations for women in need

    The Tinker Chapter of Federally Employed Women and the Federal Women’s Program have collected, sorted and donated clothing to Wonderfully Made. Wonderfully Made’s mission is to embrace families, individuals and youth who are in need, in the community and beyond, by equipping them with crucial tools and resources that will aid them in becoming
  • Operational camouflage pattern uniforms on sale at Tinker

    The operational camouflage pattern uniform went on sale at the Tinker Air Force Base’s Army and Air Force Exchange Service earlier this month as part of the Air Force’s ongoing transition to a single combat utility uniform to increase readiness and efficacy. Airmen began purchasing the new uniform at certain Exchanges in April, with other bases
  • Helping Agencies Q&A: Violence Prevention Integrator

    Juan Flores is the installation violence prevention integrator, as well as the suicide prevention manager for Tinker Air Force Base. The Violence Prevention Program is preparing to highlight the importance of connections during Suicide Prevention Month in September along with the general training the office provides. What are the most important
  • Keeping the Equal Rights Movement alive: Women’s Equality Day

    On Aug. 18 1920, the 19th Amendment was ratified, ending women’s nearly 75 year battle to gain the right to vote. In 1973, Women’s Equality Day was established as a day to celebrate this addition to the Constitution as well as reflect on the benefits of true equality and the role of women in the nation. On Monday, members of the base community
  • August marks boom in aerospace industry

    The conclusion of August as the state’s first-ever Oklahoma State Aviation and Aerospace Month marks a point when the aerospace sector has experienced substantial growth over the last decade, adding more than 7,000 new jobs over the last two years alone. Aviation and aerospace is the second largest industry in Oklahoma and the fastest growing, with
  • 448th Supply Chain Management Wing

    The 448th Supply Chain Management Wing provides the planning and execution of depot-level repairable and consumable spare parts to sustain Air Force Programmed Depot Maintenance operations and more than 5,000 operational aircraft and 16,000 engines across the globe.
  • Civic Leader Program builds strong AFSC bonds

    The Air Force Sustainment Center’s Civic Leader Program has a goal of building strong bonds between AFSC installations and their surrounding communities.The group is made up of 14 civilian leaders from AFSC communities near Hill Air Force Base, Robins AFB, Davis-Monthan AFB and Tinker AFB. Part of this initiative includes the group gathering at one
  • Capt. Barnes takes command of SCW-1

    Strategic Communications Wing ONE, Task Group 114.2 gathered in an aircraft maintenance hangar on Aug. 9 to welcome their newest commander, Capt. Anthony Barnes, during a change of command ceremony.Barnes took command from Capt. Michael Black.“He’s a powerhouse Naval Officer and a better man,” Black said of Barnes during his remarks to hundreds of
  • POW-MIA & 9.11 Memorial Run, Walk, Ruck

    The 6th Annual POW-MIA and 9.11 Memorial 5K/2K Run, Walk, Ruck will be Sept. 13 from 6:15-8:30 a.m. at the Softball Field, next to track. The entire Tinker community is teaming up to collaborate and affirm this year’s message, “Never Forgotten.” This will be a high-energy event designed to strengthen the spiritual core of Airmen and their families.
  • 24-hour POW-MIA Vigil Run/Walk

    The 2019 POW-MIA & 9.11 Committee will be hosting its first 24-hour POW-MIA Vigil Run/Walk from 6 a.m. Sept. 12 to 6 a.m. Sept. 13 at the Tinker track. The purpose of this event is to remember those who are not home.To make this a successful event we need the support of 144 individuals.Walk/run shifts will consist of 20 minutes each, with a minimum