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  • Government Shutdown Affects Tinker AFB

    Team Tinker A government shutdown has occurred and will have impacts on Tinker AFB personnel and our operations.  To get the most updated status on the shutdown, employees should visit the OPM website at  For our valued civilian and military members of Tinker, all should report to work on Monday and receive specific
  • Airman convicted, sentenced for sexual assault and related offenses

    On Jan. 2, a general court-martial convened at Tinker Air Force Base for a master sergeant assigned to the 970th Airborne Air Control Squadron. The prosecution of the sergeant was handled by the Office of the Staff Judge Advocate, 72nd Air Base Wing. The sergeant was charged with two specifications of sexual assault, two specifications of assault
  • Maintaining ‘Star’ status: 76th CMXG prepares for recertification

    The 76th Commodities Maintenance Group is the first among the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex Organizations to begin recertification for their Voluntary Protection Program “Star” status. Awarded for the first time in 2015 following a successful 2014 audit, the 76th CMXG maintained a high level of readiness for the Occupational Safety and Health
  • Civilian retirement tips

    Tinker Air Force Base civilians considering retirement have an advocate in Civilian Personnel Section, Peggy Gilliam, employee relations specialist. She’s with the 72nd Force Support Squadron and can provide limited information on available retirement benefits and options that may be available to those employees considering retirement. Gilliam
  • Donating annual leave helps civilian Tinker employees in need

    Team Tinker employees know that no one is immune to serious illness, disease or injury, or the possible need for time to care for a loved one facing the same. Tinker Air Force Base’s Human Resources Specialist, Kathye Michaelis, manages the Voluntary Leave Transfer Program for the base’s civilian employees. The program allows civilian employees to
  • Combined Federal Campaign wraps up

    After a year that brought many changes, the 2017 Combined Federal Campaign has come to an end. The campaign, which kicked off Oct. 16 ran for approximately two months, ending Jan. 12.Tinker raised $534,553, surpassing the expectations of CFC base representatives Capt. Samantha Davies, 72nd Force Support Squadron, and Capt. Mike Olson, 72nd Security
  • DoD issues guidance for potential government shutdown

    The Defense Department has issued guidance to its military and civilian leadership on how to proceed if the federal government should shut down at midnight tonight, according to a memorandum from Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan.
  • Winter preparedness, a good idea

    Winter weather preparation helps ensure the best possible outcome for dealing with the ice and snow that may still come our way in the next few months. It’s not too late to anticipate, both physically and mentally, for that possibility. Navigating Ice on FootIce and snow create a multitude of hazards for pedestrians, but there are ways to continue
  • Around Tinker

    Tinker Youth Center Sports PhysicalsSports physicals will be offered for youth from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 20. No appointment is necessary, walk-ins are welcome. Cost is $15, and physicals are good for one year. For more information, call Taylor McClung, Youth Center sports director at 734-7866.Tinker Youth Center BasketballRegistration is open for
  • EAP, Worklife4You services a helpful resource for employees

    The Air Force launched the Federal Occupational Health's Employee Assistance Program, or EAP, and Worklife4You services on Oct. 1, 2017. These services are available to all civilian employees (appropriated and non-appropriated) and their families at no cost to the employee.