News Search

  • Tinker Airman found safe in MN

    Senior Airman Scott Young, a member of the of the 964th Airborne Air Control Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base,  was found safe at 10 p.m. last night in Minnesota.Senior Airman Young was reported as AWOL or “Absent Without Leave”, from his unit on March 27 as base officials began to locate the member after he did not report for duty or check in
  • Canadian Detachment Celebrates 40 Years at Tinker AFB

    The Canadian Detachment celebrates the 40th anniversary of its arrival at Tinker Air Force Base on April 1. The event is a shining example of partnership success.Forty-two members of the Royal Canadian Air Force, who comprise the Canadian Detachment, are embedded with seven squadrons of the 552nd Air Control Wing and take on various
  • 552nd ACW Fuel Systems Creates New Tool in 12 Hours

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – “What’s the game plan,” said the Accessories Flight Chief. “Well Sir, I do not think you are going to like it… we are going to have to do something that has never been done before,” replied Tech. Sgt. Marquis Gaines.This was the conversation that led to the creation of a new vent system pressurization tool by the
  • Tinker Airman AWOL as base officials seek answers to locate member

    A member of the of the 964th Airborne Air Control Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, has been reported as AWOL or “Absent Without Leave”, from his unit, as of March 27.  The missing member, Senior Airman Scott Young, was last seen in Oklahoma City on March 26. The Tinker Air Force Base Office of Special Investigations, Security Forces Squadron and
  • Program works on first impressions

    A new program at Tinker Air Force Base is working to connect new Airmen to the greater Oklahoma City community. The partnership answers the FAQ: What is there to do downtown and how can I learn about it?
  • Medal of Honor presented to Tech. Sgt. John Chapman’s family

    WASHINGTON — On what would have been their 26th wedding anniversary, Tech. Sgt. John Chapman’s widow, Valerie Nessel, accepted his Medal of Honor from President Donald Trump during a ceremony at the White House Aug. 22.“We are gathered together this afternoon to pay tribute to a fallen warrior, a great warrior…and to award him with our nation’s
  • Tinker’s unsung heroes

    Tinker Air Force Base wouldn’t be complete without its team of highly trained military working dogs who work tirelessly to ensure the safety of the 40,000 people that work and live here.
  • 2018 552nd ACW Annual Award Winners Announced

    Col. Geoffrey Weiss, 552nd ACW commander, hosted the banquet at the Tinker Event Center beginning with a medallion ceremony for those who were nominated, followed directly by the award ceremony.The annual awards ceremony recognizes individuals who made outstanding contributions to the wing’s mission throughout the year by excelling in individual
  • 507th ARW – We’ve got an App for that

    The 507th Air Refueling Wing here in coordination with Air Force Reserve Command launched the new Air Force Connect mobile application March allowing Reservists to access unit information and online tools on the go.
  • 2018 Annual Award winners announced

    The 507th Air Refueling Wing here announced the winners of the 2018 507th ARW Annual Awards at the annual banquet March 2, 2019.