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  • Warning signs of abusive partners

    He's cute, funny and smart, and he wants to be with you -- all the time. In fact, he declared his undying love for you on your first date. He wants to know where you are, who you're with, what you're wearing -- every nanosecond. Aren't you flattered?    You can just overlook a few little annoyances, can't you? Like when he's hypercritical about the
  • AAFES to give away deluxe Disney vacation

    The Army and Air Force Exchange Service is partnering with Disney watch maker Seiko Instruments to offer military Families an opportunity to experience the magic of a Disney vacation with an exclusive, military-only sweepstakes.    The winner of the "Disney Sweepstakes" will receive a vacation for four, including five-day-four-night deluxe hotel
  • Commissary agency pulls certain pediatric cold medicines

    Commissaries worldwide removed from its shelves several brands of over-the-counter pediatric cold medicine amid concerns that the products could lead to overdoses for children under the age of 2 years.    Products manufactured by McNeil Consumer Healthcare and Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc were voluntarily withdrawn from the market, the companies
  • Phase I of exercise under way

    Phase one of a two phase 10-day operational readiness exercise, Resolute Warrior 08-01, began Oct. 15. During the first phase, Airmen prepared for deployment by participating in an exercise deployment line.    As the exercise progresses, Airmen will defend a fictitious installation against Middle Eastern aggressors at Glenwood Training Area and the
  • Assignment offers new challenges for ALC vice

    Col. Brad Ashley, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center vice commander, is being reassigned as the director of Communications, Head-quarters Air Mobility Command at Scott Air Force Base, Ill. As the senior communicator for AMC, Colonel Ashley will oversee the management of the command's terrestrial and airborne communications, computer and information
  • Financial Management transformation under way at Tinker, across Air Force

    The Air Force Financial Management transformation currently under way is the greatest single change in the organization's 60-year history.    "We -- and all of Air Force Financial Management -- are transforming the way we conduct business to better provide expert decision support and analysis to commanders while continuing to provide high quality
  • Resolute Warrior 08-01: Three units prepare for exercise deployment

    Tinker warriors will bring the warfront home for a two-phase operational readiness exercise, Resolute Warrior 08-01, later this month. During the 10-day exercise, Airmen will prepare for deployment and defend a fictitious installation against Middle Eastern aggressors.    Three units -- the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, 552nd Air Control Wing
  • Safety doesn’t end with the duty day: Be safe in base parking lots

    Tinker Air Force Base has a well-documented history of safety practices in the workplace; however, safety doesn't end with the duty day.    Base officials have an increasing concern with the safety of the parking lots.    The combination of high traffic, inattentive pedestrians and speeding drivers makes the situation dangerous in any parking lot,
  • New purchase request processing system to deliver faster results

    Air Force Materiel Command has developed a system capable of streamlining the arduous purchase request process across the enterprise.    The 559th Combat Sustainment Squadron is spear-heading the local implementation of this new system, the Purchase Request Process System, also known as D203.    PRPS introduces a Web-based, workflow system that
  • Turn it off: October is Energy Awareness Month

    You don't have to drive a hybrid car or have a solar-powered house to conserve energy. October is Energy Awareness Month and Tinker energy manager John Hurd said that conservation is a team sport.    "If a thousand people do a little thing, it becomes a big thing," Mr. Hurd said.    He said although we are a large industrial base and we have to
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