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  • Fall 2007 Airman now available online

    The F-22 Raptor is coming into its own, flying high and turning heads. Its pilots and maintainers are discovering just how much the stealth jet can do.    The Airmen are finding there is no other aircraft that even comes close to matching the Raptor's capabilities -- the new benchmark for fifth-generation fighter jets.    Even more futuristic is
  • Operation Kids 4 Troops distributes letters

    About four years ago Tech. Sgt. Spencer Cluff and his wife, Carrie, were watching the news about the war in Iraq. Sergeant Cluff wanted to do more for the troops than watch them on TV and the idea for Operation Kids 4 Troops was formed.    Operation Kids 4 Troops began as a letter-writing campaign, a way to get local Oklahoma kids involved with
  • ORM is not just for the workplace

    During the 101 days of summer, we are given multiple reminders of summer activities that can have dramatic effects.    On Sunday afternoon last month I was back at my civilian job as a police officer in the Tulsa area.    "Charlie 305 and backer start to assist (Emergency Medical Services)." Hearing this, my attention drew close on the radio,
  • 552nd MXS: A ‘wide range of artisans’

    When people think of maintenance for the E-3 Sentry, many think of the maintenance for the overall aircraft done by "the maintainers."    But there is another area of the maintenance mission that holds equal importance - and that is the more specialized maintenance of the 552nd Maintenance Squadron. These Airmen are in charge of the majority of
  • Tinker employees can self-nominate for TOPS

    The 72nd Mission Support Squadron has announced that current Tinker employees have another opportunity to self-nominate for the Tinker Opportunity for Professional Services announcement open today and closing Oct 25. The program gives current Tinker Air Force Base civilian employees a developmental opportunity to transition into specific general
  • Wing names employees of the quarter

    The 327th Aircraft Sustainment Wing recently announced their Employees of the Quarter for the third quarter of 2007.    The winners include:    GS-5-7 Category: Dedicated, determined and driven describe Damaris Brandt with the 827th Aircraft Sustainment Group. She managed numerous special programs crucial to the support of 150-plus program office
  • Frequently asked questions about alcoholism, part 2

    Does alcoholism treatment work?    Alcoholism treatment works for many people. But just like any chronic disease, there are varying levels of success when it comes to treatment. Some people stop drinking and remain sober. Others have long periods of sobriety with bouts of relapse. And still others cannot stop drinking for any length of time. With
  • Alcohol affects women differently than men

    Alcohol affects women differently than men due to their body makeup and chemistry. A woman's body has more fat and less water than a man's. Therefore, when a woman drinks, the alcohol is less diluted and becomes more highly concentrated in her blood.    Since women process less alcohol in the stomach than men, they can become intoxicated more
  • Air Force Services conducting golf survey

    Air Force Services headquarters has launched its first online survey specifically designed to address 18 core attributes affecting the golfer's experience.    "Tell us what makes you have a nice play" is the theme of the survey designed to improve course operations through feedback from Air Force golfers who have played in the last 12 months. This
  • Thursday is Heartlink sign-up deadline

    The deadline to register for the Family Support Center's Heartlink Program is Thursday. The program is set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 23 in Bldg. 6001.    All spouses who are new to the military lifestyle are encouraged to register for this quarter's orientation program, said Master Sgt. Gary Smith, FSC superintendent. Free lunch and child care will