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  • Tinker Rangers take third at tournament

    The Tinker Rangers traveled to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Sept. 9-11 to participate in the 2007 U.S. Air Force Baseball tournament.   Though only nine players made the trip, the team was confident about their chances against squads from Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz.; Andrews AFB, Md. and Luke AFB, Ariz.   The Rangers got off to a slow start with an
  • Tinker plans for elite engine test cells

    The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center Propulsion team took the first steps toward the creation of two elite engine test cell facilities. They will be at Tinker in approximately five years, dependent upon funding.    The OC-ALC Director of Propulsion staff and the Propulsion Environmental Working Group staff accepted suggestions from industry
  • Tinker units receive Air Force award

    The 72nd Air Base Wing, 448th Combat Sustainment Wing and the 38th Engineering Installation Group of Tinker Air Force Base were awarded the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award.    The honor is awarded by the Secretary of the Air Force to numbered units that have distinguished themselves by exceptionally meritorious service and achievements that have
  • 12th Air Force commander visiting 3rd Herd

    The 12th Air Force and Air Forces Southern commander will arrive at Tinker Air Force Base today to visit with Airmen of the 3rd Combat Communications Group.    During his visit, Lt. Gen. Norman Seip is expected to have lunch with 3rd CCG officers and take a brief tour of 3rd Herd facilities before addressing all group members at the base theater.
  • The E-3 Sentry Puzzle: Air and senior surveillance technicians

    There are many people in the 552nd Air Control Wing who aid in each successful E-3 Sentry mission, and every person is an integral piece of the big wing puzzle: communications, maintenance, flyers and the Airmen who support them.    Like all the other pieces of the Airborne Warning and Control System puzzle, the air and senior surveillance
  • Center’s ‘A-Team’ manages technical orders

    They consider themselves the "A-Team" of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center. Playing on the "A" of the GBHA office symbol, the 558th Combat Sustainment Squadron's Technical Order Management Support Flight manages more than 29,000 technical orders.    TOs provide instructions for the safe and effective operation and maintenance of Air Force
  • Suicide Prevention Week: Looking for warning signs can save a life

    Actor Owen Wilson attempted suicide in late August. His situation brings light to a harsh reality, that he isn't alone.    As National Suicide Prevention Week continues through Saturday, experts are informing the general public about the grim facts.    "Suicide is often the result of untreated depression or other mental health disorders," said
  • Inspector General’s Office handles complaints of all kinds

    "Who do you appeal to? If there is no place else to go, you come to see us," said Col. Paul Davidson, outgoing Installation Inspector General for Tinker.    The Office of the Installation Inspector General welcomes complaints and issues of all kinds, recognizing that not every contact results in an 'Inspector General complaint' said Deputy
  • New IG takes reigns on Monday

    Inspector General Col. Paul A. Davidson is handing over the reigns to Col. Anthony K. Deckard current 552nd Operations Group deputy commander, Monday.    After nearly 30 years of military service, Col. Davidson said he is looking forward to retiring.    "We're building a house and I'll get settled in to that, ride my Harley as much as possible,
  • Celebrating 60 years: Air Force anniversary reminder to Airmen of persevering spirit and role in mission

    Today is the 60th anniversary of the Air Force. In several hours, the Air Force Ball will commence. Many Airmen will reminisce and plan for the future. Team Tinker will likely remember its role in the Air Force mission and its persevering spirit, as the Air Force Chief of Staff recently did in a memo.    Gen. T. Michael Moseley penned a memo about