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  • Tinker’s STEM Explorer Post 256 relaunched after 5 years

    The STEM Explorer Post Network relaunched Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Post 256, aiming to educate and mentor youth aged 14-20 in STEM, with an open house on Sep. 19 at Rose State Community Learning Center in Midwest City, OK.

  • Sustainment Center mourns loss of former commander

    The Air Force Sustainment Center family is mourning the loss of retired Lt. Gen. Donald E. “Gene” Kirkland, who died Oct. 5 in Oklahoma City.Kirkland was the third commander of AFSC, which is headquartered at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. He served in the role from 2018 until his retirement from the

  • Team Tinker celebrates and honors Hispanic heritage month

    National Hispanic Heritage Month was celebrated at Tinker Air Force Base September 22, 2023 with a wide variety of events for civilians and service members to attend. Every year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct.15. The month celebrates the histories, cultures,

  • 7th BW rolls out first BEAST-modified B-1B

    The 7th Bomb Wing’s first B-1 Embracing Agile Scheduling Team modified B-1B Lancer took its first flight September 8, 2023, from Dyess AFB marking a new era of lethality for the venerable aircraft. BEAST was designed to shorten fielding of each system, preserve aircraft availability and ensure

  • OC-ALC reduces energy use while increasing output

    Imagine cutting your heating or electric bill by 50%. The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex is on track to do that, meeting its goal of reducing energy consumption by 50% from its 2015 baseline. Current energy consumption has been reduced 35% compared with 2015, with work continuing to meet the

  • Tinker's 552nd Air Control Wing hosts women's outreach summit

    The 552nd Air Control Wing’s Women’s Initiative Team hosted the Tinker Air Force Base’s first women’s summit Sep. 26 at the Oklahoma Hall of Fame to promote science, technology, engineering and math and rated careers to local students and celebrate female aviators.