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  • Annual 9/11, POW-MIA memorial gains 24-hour vigil

    The 6th Annual 9/11 POW-MIA Memorial 5K/2K Run/Ruck/Walk will be held from 6:15-8:30 a.m. Sept. 13 at the Tinker Air Force Base softball field, this year with the addition of a 24-hour POW-MIA Vigil Run/Walk from 6 a.m. Sept. 12 to 6 a.m. Sept. 13 at the Tinker AFB track.More than 2,000 people are expected to participate in this year’s event, the
  • Air Force resilience: taking a tactical pause

    For the last five years, suicide has been the leading cause of death among our Airmen. This internal threat to our Total Force is often silent, hiding among our formations, endangering the lives of our Airmen and their families. The Air Force is facing an internal threat that knows no boundaries. It is not limited to relationship status, rank,
  • Photo: AFSC senior leaders gather for Art of the Possible

    The Air Force Sustainment Center Art of the Possible Senior Leader Course was held Aug. 27-29 at the Rose State College Professional Training and Education Center in Midwest City. Leaders from across the AFSC were briefed by subject matter experts about the Art of the Possible history and leadership model, as well as the gated process, eliminating
  • New simulator building underway for 552nd Air Control Wing

    Shovels overturned the first piles of dirt during a groundbreaking ceremony for a new 552nd Air Control Wing consolidated simulator building Aug. 16 at Tinker Air Force Base.This groundbreaking ceremony is in response to Congress mandating all Department of Defense simulations be located on government-owned property.The CSB will house three
  • Photos: County commissioner and staff visit Tinker

    The Honorable Carrie Blumert, Oklahoma County Commissioner District 1, and members of her staff visited Tinker Air Force Base Aug. 26, receiving an overview of the Air Force Sustainment Center and how global logistics and the sustainment mission support the Air Force. Here, Capt. Patrick Milward, a career broadener with the Oklahoma City Air
  • Four people and a team earn 72nd Air Base Wing Wildcatter awards

    Four people and a team were recently honored with Wildcatter awards from 72nd Air Base Wing Commander Col. Paul Filcek. Senior Airman Courtney Ruth, 72nd Operations Support Squadron has performed duties as Host Aviation Resource Management journeyman since August 2018. During this time, she has published more than 300 Aeronautical Orders enabling
  • Airmen and Sailors graduate from Tinker Airman Leadership School

    Thirty-six Airmen and two Sailors recently graduated from Tinker’s Airman Leadership School.Graduates are: 138th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Senior Airman Andrew Schweighardt 157th Air Refueling Wing           Senior Airman Joshua Grant, John L. Levitow Award Winner 552nd Air Control Network SquadronStaff Sgt. Zachary Goyer, Freedom Citation
  • 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