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  • Blue Angel brings it home

    U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Andre Webb, a Lawton native, will be returning to the Sooner State to fly in Tinker Air Force Base’s bi-annual Star Spangled Salute Air & Space Show this weekend. “Knowing that I know of a lot of people in the crowd will be pretty exciting,” he said. “It will be a similar feeling to last week when we were performing in
  • Cooking opens Luong’s eyes to other Asian cultures

    Work leader for the Avionics Flight of the 550th Commodities Maintenance Squadron, Thu Luong, immigrated to the United States after the fall of Saigon in 1975.“That somehow led me to Oklahoma and I’ve been here since. It’s my second home and I’ve been here a lot longer than my native home, so this is my home,” she said. “Everybody wants to come to
  • Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

    (Editor’s Note: These stories are part of a profile series celebrating Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. Each year in May, Tinker honors outstanding employees and military members who have made significant contributions to the Asian-Pacific American community. Qualities for each individual include leadership and job performance, significant self-improvement and community service.)
  • 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.)