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  • Daily Update: 1 June 2020

     For 1 June, Tinker AFB remains in HPCON Charlie due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, Oklahoma enters Phase 3 of the “Open Up and Recover Safely Plan.” This returns the state to full operations. Despite this reopening, the installation must exercise caution as it continues to evaluate infection trends during its return to full capacity. Remember to
  • Tinker Frontlines: Meet J.D. Hunt

    J.D. Hunt is an emergency management specialist in Tinker’s Emergency Operations Center.
  • Tinker Frontlines: Meet Daniel Weston

    Daniel Weston is part of the 72nd Operations Support Squadron’s Airfield Management team and has worked there for four and a half years.
  • Tinker Frontlines: Meet Brent Burgess

    Brent Burgess, director of the 72nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, has 20 years of federal service.
  • Tinker leaders, helping agencies parade through base housing

    Dozens of Tinker families lined the streets of base housing May 27 for the Chalk It Up Parade.Tinker senior leaders, members of various base helping agencies, security forces and fire personnel all participated in the parade to show appreciation for military families. Organizations participating included 72nd Air Base Wing, 552nd Air Control Wing,
  • Daily Update: 29 May 2020

    For 29 May, Tinker AFB remains in HPCON Charlie due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Tinker Frontlines: Meet Annie Whiteman

    Tinker Frontlines: Meet Annie WhitemanAnnie Whiteman is a senior supervisor at the Vanwey Dining Facility.She has worked at Tinker Air Force Base since 1985 and has worked for Dale Rogers Training Center since 1992. The San Diego, California, native loves doing yardwork and going to the casino.Her main duties at the Vanwey are making sure the daily
  • Leaders Describe Lessons Learned From COVID-19 Risk Mitigation

    Some practices adopted during the COVID-19 pandemic have benefitted the troops and may be continued after it abates, Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper said during a virtual town hall meeting.
  • DOD Officials Unveil COVID-Related Personnel, Move Guidance

    Defense Department officials outlined a conditions-based approach to relaxing the stop-movement order that has been in effect since early March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Air Force delays OCP mandatory wear-date

    Several uniform changes scheduled to become mandatory for the Operational Camouflage Pattern and Two-Piece Flight Duty Uniform June 1, are delayed to Sept. 1.
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