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  • Air Force delays mandatory wear-date for 2PFDU, OCP items

    In an effort to reduce unnecessary stress on Airmen and Space professionals during COVID-19 restrictions, several uniform changes scheduled to become mandatory for the Operational Camouflage Pattern and Two-Piece Flight Duty Uniform on June 1, 2020, have been delayed to Sept. 1, 2020.
  • AFMC hosts virtual hybrid PCIP Symposium

    The Air Force Materiel Command hosted the first ever virtual-hybrid Premier College Internship Program (PCIP) Symposium June 15, as the Air Force initiative moves into the fourth year. Approximately 325 first and second year college students virtually “descended” on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base to experience their first taste of what a potential career with the Air Force might entail.
  • Daily Update: 15 June 2020

    For 15 June, Tinker AFB remains in HPCON Bravo due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest COVID-19 confirmed cases through last week and the weekend include a civilian assigned to the 776 MXS in building 9001 and a contractor assigned to the Communications Directorate in building 3001G. Health officials are actively tracing all recent movements and
  • Do’s and don’ts for displaying Old Glory

    In 1923, the U.S. National Flag Code was created and distributed nationwide. The code became Public Law in 1942 and became the U.S. Flag Code we know today. The U.S. Flag Code lays out the ways to display and respect the flag of the United States.For example: The flag should not be on display outdoors during bad weather. The flag should not be used
  • Rules of Reveille and Retreat

    Anyone who has spent time on a military installation knows that if its morning or late afternoon and trumpets blast through the speakers, traffic stops and salutes are smartly snapped in the direction of the flag.But, not everyone seems to know what to do when the music plays. Hopefully the Q&A below will help clear things up a bit.Do I need to
  • Bunch reflects on first year in command, outlines AFMC future

    During a year that has included an Air Force-wide focus on modernization, lethality and readiness through faster, more agile business processes, the ability of the Air Force Materiel Command to successfully meet the needs of the National Defense Strategy was a major focus of Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr.’s first year as commander.
  • Daily Update: 12 June 2020

    For 12 June, Tinker AFB remains in HPCON Bravo due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a reminder, TODAY, the Chapel and Helping Agencies will be hosting a Tinker Air Force Base COVID Olympics from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. for dorm residents at the football field. Food will be provided. For more information, contact the chapel at 405-734-2111.Air Force Chief of
  • AFSC Commander Message on “Diversity and Inclusion”

    AFSC Commander Message on “Diversity and Inclusion”Teammates,Recent events have stimulated a necessary and overdue conversation about “Diversity and Inclusion” throughout all sectors of society, including our AFSC workplace....Your voice is an important contribution to the healthy discourse that is happening across the nation today. Perhaps even
  • Tinker Frontlines: Meet Airman William Hall

    Airman William Hall works air transportation in the 72nd Logistics Readiness Squadron and has been in the Air Force for one year.Hall, from Florence, Montana, enjoys computer programing and music and is also an amateur silversmith.The 72nd LRS manifests, deploys, joint inspects and receives wing/unit cargo and passengers. The squadron ensures the
  • National Museum of the U.S. Air Force to reopen July 1

    After temporarily closing on March 15 to protect the health and safety of visitors, staff and volunteers, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, along with the National Aviation Hall of Fame, will officially reopen to the public on July 1.While the museum is excited to reopen, our top priority is the health and safety of our visitors and our