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  • Airmen and Sailors graduate from Tinker Airman Leadership School

     Airman Leadership SchoolThirty-seven Airmen and two Sailors recently graduated from Tinker’s Airman Leadership School.Graduates are: 138th Force Support Squadron Senior Airman Gavin PaytonSenior Airman Drake Moffitt 507th Logistics Readiness SquadronSenior Airman Berenice Pitre 552nd Air Control Networks SquadronSenior Airman Jacob FournierStaff
  • HAWC keeps Tinker Healthy

    (Editor’s note: This article is an installment in a Tinker Take Off series focused on highlighting the work of Tinker helping agencies.)
  • World War II Veteran tours Tinker

    World War II veteran Robert Henley and his granddaughter, Melissa Fullerton, toured Tinker Air Force Base May 29. The 90-year-old spent three years in the Army, followed by a 30-year career working as a machinist here from 1952-1982. In addition to touring the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex and Strategic Communications Wing ONE, Henley had the
  • Tinker air shows instill family legacy

    For 507th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs Specialist Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason, working at Tinker Air Force Base is a family tradition, and attending the air shows at Tinker were a memorable part of her childhood.Her father worked on base for nearly 30 years, and would return from work with the now-comforting smell of jet fuel on his clothes,
  • Child safety tips for Tinker’s Star Spangled Salute Air & Space Show

    1) Ensure that your child has a wrist band with your contact information written on it. If wrist bands are unavailable, use a permanent marker on the upper arm.2) Take a picture of your child on the day of the event to help you remember what they’re wearing and to help workers identify your child.3) Establish a safety plan with your child that
  • Bunch to command AFMC

    Lt. Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr. will become the next commander of Air Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
  • ‘Toro’ takes Viper Demo by horns

    (Editor’s note: The F-16 Viper Demonstration Team will perform at Tinker’s Star Spangled Salute Air & Space Show June 1-2.)
  • Memorial Day A time for remembrance

    Teammates,Last month, with the passing of Lt. Col. Dick Cole, the last of the Doolittle Raiders, we were reminded of the extent of bravery and sacrifice required of all Airmen. Colonel Cole, along with his brothers-in-arms, flew their B-25s off an aircraft carrier on a one-way mission to Japan just months after Pearl Harbor.The men who volunteered
  • Photo: VQ-4 Shadows get new commander

    The Shadows of Fleet Air Reconnaissance Four (VQ-4) welcomed Cdr. David Gardner as their new commander during a Change of Command ceremony May 17. Commodore Michael Black, commander of Strategic Communications Wing ONE and Task Force 124 presided over the forman ceremony in which Cdr. Matthew Maxwell was relieved of duty from his command the past
  • Healthcare changes expected later this month

    There will be some changes to the TRICARE health system at the end of May.The changes, which include modifications to the new pharmacy queuing system, enrollment options for dependents, capturing money through other health care insurance collections, and recruitment for patient focus groups, were announced last week during a town hall at the Tinker