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  • Summer Health Hazards

    Summer is a great time to be outside and enjoy the weather. Awareness of summer health hazards can help you prevent potential injuries and discomfort. Here’s how you can protect yourself and others, and enjoy the summer fun.
  • Air Force Surgeon General authorizes 5-year shaving waivers

    In a memorandum dated June 18, 2020, Lt. Gen. Dorothy Hogg, Air Force Surgeon General authorized five-year shaving waivers for Air and Space professionals diagnosed with Pseudofolliculitis Barbae, effective immediately.
  • Daily Update: 23 June 2020

    For 23 June, Tinker AFB remains in HPCON Bravo due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest COVID-19 confirmed cases include a civilian assigned to 76 MXSS in building 3001 who has been in quarantine since 15 June and a civilian assigned to AFLCMC who has been teleworking for one month. Health officials are actively tracing all recent movements and
  • Privatized housing sees improvements, increased oversight

    Results are starting to show in the quest to improve living conditions for Airmen, Sailors and families at Tinker Air Force Base. After significant effort and engagement from the top of the Air Force down to the installation, the company responsible for managing privatized homes at Tinker has made progress toward eliminating unsafe housing
  • Tinker Frontlines: Meet Senior Airman Adam Porter

    Senior Airman Adam Porter, with the 72nd Security Forces Squadron, is a Visitor Control Center badging clerk. He has been in the Air Force for three years.
  • Air Force senior leaders direct IG review into racial disparity

    On 2 June 2020, Secretary of the Air Force Barbara M. Barrett, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein, and Chief of Space Operations Gen. John W. Raymond directed the Department of the Air Force Inspector General to conduct a review into racial disparity in the Department of the Air Force.
  • Daily Update: 22 June 2020

    For 22 June, Tinker AFB remains in HPCON Bravo due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest COVID-19 confirmed cases include three members of the 552 ACW and a Navy member. All have been quarantined. Health officials are actively tracing all recent movements and contacts in conjunction with affected units and local health authorities. Anyone considered
  • Tanker Directorate team installs ADS-B Out on KC-135 fleet

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. (AFLCMC) – The U.S. Air Force’s KC-135 Stratotanker fleet has received the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast Out (ADS-B Out) upgrade, thanks to the efforts of a team led by the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Tanker Directorate. The ADS-B Out program was established to upgrade the KC-135 fleet with the
  • Chief Master Sgt. JoAnne S. Bass named 19th Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force

    In selecting Bass, incoming Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown said Bass brings skills, temperament and experience that the job requires and an outlook on leadership that meshes with his own.
  • VA Clinic opens in 72nd Medical Group

    Col. Jennifer Trinkle, 72nd Medical Group commander, speaks before cutting the ribbon on the VA Primary Care Clinic at Tinker Air Force Base on June 15 at the 72nd Medical Group. This is the first VA clinic on base. This space allows for the care of all warriors and strengthens the partnership between military bases and the VA. (U.S. Air Force