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  • Celebrating Black History Month

    The origins of Black History Month date back to 1915 with the founding of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, an organization dedicated to promoting the achievements of black Americans and others of African descent. The group sponsored a national Negro History week in 1926, the second week of February, to coincide with the
  • Chaplain Corps introduces Faithworks

    The Air Force Chaplain Corps recently launched an Air Force-wide campaign that will be infused throughout the year. The campaign, Faithworks, is designed to educate Airmen over the evidence regarding the positive relationship between spirituality, religion and health, and to encourage Air Force leaders to see faith as a resource.The Chaplain Corps
  • Tinker VITA office is now open for tax season

    The Tinker Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Office program, organized by the base legal office, is open through April 13. The VITA office is located in Bldg. 1, Door 3 on the west side of the building. There are signs guiding visitors to the office. VITA hours of operation are from 7:30 to 11 a.m. and noon to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays
  • AFMC promotes wellness screening campaign

    During the month of February, Air Force Materiel Command is launching its “Do You Know Your Numbers” wellness screening campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to raise awareness of the importance of knowing your numbers to help prevent chronic diseases such diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease.
  • Utah legislature mingles with Airmen at 'Meet the Military' event

    Air Force Sustainment Center Commander Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II addresses members of the Utah State House of Representatives on Wednesday.
  • 507th ARW supports Exercise Sentry Aloha

    507th Air Refueling Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen here flew 10 aerial refueling missions in a KC-135R Stratotanker Jan. 10-24, in support of Exercise Sentry Aloha, hosted by the Hawaii Air National Guard’s 154th Wing located at Joint Base Pearl Harbor – Hickam, Hawaii.
  • Strengthening Trusted Care culture in Air Force medicine

    On October 26th, 2017, over 130 leaders across various health care organizations gathered to listen to Col. Christian Lyons and Lt. Col. Michael Fea speak on Trusted Care’s aim of positioning the Air Force Medical Service as a high reliability organization.
  • Airman proves the importance of mission readiness on Trusted Care

    November 12, 2016 began as another normal day at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan for Senior Airman Nicole Moore. That day was anything but normal.
  • Take command: Urgent care now easier to access

    As of Jan. 1, 2018, most TRICARE Prime enrollees no longer need a referral for urgent care visits and point-of-service charges no longer apply for urgent care claims. This change replaces the previous policy, which waived referrals for the first two urgent care visits per year.
  • Pegasus Gate opening a success

    On Jan. 16 when Gott Gate closed down for a construction project, the new Pegasus Gate opened up just a quarter mile south on South Air Depot Boulevard.  The Gott Gate construction project is part of an overall $9.7 million four-gate construction project to enhance security on Tinker Air Force Base. Over a three-year period, four gates will close