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  • Military, civilian inspectors evaluate 72nd MDG

    Their inspection is just around the corner. The 72nd Medical Group will undergo a "Health Services Inspection and civilian accreditation beginning Feb. 25 and culminating Feb. 29.    A nine-member military team from the Air Force Inspector General's office will work in conjunction with a three-member civilian team from the Accreditation Association
  • Forward presence customer account specialists support Oklahoma City ALC

    Joe McRoy, Eyvette Preston, and Angie Larson are always busy in their forward presence assignments as Defense Supply Center Richmond customer account specialists at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. Each CAS works for a specific division--engines, commodities, and aircraft--in the 76th Maintenance Wing at Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center.    "I like
  • OSHA safety summary shows improvements; Tinker’s goal to reduce preventable mishaps

    Tinker's annual summary of work-related injuries, illnesses and fatalities for 2007 has been submitted to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.    Despite seemingly high numbers, Tinker officials said every year continues to show improvements toward the aggressive goals set by the Secretary of Defense. The goal is to reduce the number
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  • Tinker intersection has extensive history: First Hollywood and Vine street sign 40 years old

    In Los Angeles, the Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street intersection is a well-known landmark. At Tinker, it could be legendary.    Named after the southern California intersection, Bldg. 3001's focal point for foot-traffic directions has an extensive and near-fabled history. Its first sign debuted 40 years ago and its origins began at least 15
  • 72nd MDG proves motto “best care anywhere”

    The 72nd Medical Group keeps showing what it means to be a "wildcatter," the 72nd Air Base Wing's mascot.    Their consistent "over-the-top" effort and performance has resulted in a deluge of personal and group awards, numerous unit successes, and most importantly the "best care anywhere" for members of Tinker, their families and deployed members
  • Bacteria research could protect Airmen from radiation

    An Air Force Office of Scientific Research-funded scientist has identified manganese complexes in the bacterium Deinococcus radioduran that resists the damaging effects of radiation.    The goal of the research is to investigate biomaterials that offer protection to Airmen from various environmental hazards, such as military personnel who are
  • Two month pre-deployment exercises come to a close

    Members of the Air Force Materiel Command met last week for Phase II of their pre-deployment training. Participating members included the 72nd Air Base Wing, 31st Combat Communications group, 76th MXW/EN, Chapel and 507th Services Flight.    "This three day exercise helps the groups refine their crafts in different fields before deployment," stated
  • TACAMO quarterly award winners recognized

    Strategic Communications Wing ONE announced the recipients of its quarterly awards for the period covering October through December 2007, as well as several annual winners.    The recipients received their awards at the 38th quarterly TACAMO Community Council Luncheon held Feb. 7, at the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training High Bay.    The