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  • Navy Provides Classes for Sailor's Development

    Center for Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) and Training Support Command (TSC) are teaming up to offer ongoing classes through which Sailors can improve their skills while becoming greater assets to their commands.    The courses help Sailors from all paygrades and ratings develop a variety of skills needed in the fleet.    "We take our
  • Smart Ops teams simplify processes to save thousands, earn certification

    Thousands of dollars in savings are on the horizon for Tinker AFB as a result of the work by two Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century process improvement teams who presented their final projects and graduated Level I from training Jan. 14.    In August 2007, two four-member teams were given one air logistics center problem each with a
  • Altus Patriots defeat Tinker Hawks 66-57

    The Patriots were victorious Sunday.    Not the New England Patriots as many sports fans anticipated, but the Altus Air Force Base Patriots, who beat the Tinker Hawks 66-57 at Gerrity Fitness and Sports Center.    The Patriots took an early 7- 4 lead behind the hot shooting guard Quincy Broughton. He split the Hawks defense at will and scored six
  • Cops handcuff 552nd OSS 43-34

    The 72nd Security Forces Squadron showed no mercy Jan. 28 en route to a 43-34 victory over the 552nd Operational Support Squadron in large squadron intramural basketball action.    Both teams entered the contest with hopes of moving up in the season standings. The 72nd SFS sat in second place with a 5-2 record, while the 552nd OSS was in the middle
  • Hellifino maintains first place with a split versus 76th MXW

    The top two seeds in the Commanders Trophy League bowling season squared off Jan. 30 at the Tinker Bowling Center.    At the end of the evening, No. 1 seed Hellifino and No. 2 seed 76th Maintenance Wing each garnered two points, which allowed Hellifino to maintain the top spot in the standings.    Both teams got off to a quick start in game one.
  • Tinker bowler reaches perfection

    Sometimes during the chase of perfection you can even surprise yourself.    That was case for David Harris of the Air Force Flight Standards Agency, who bowled a perfect game on Jan. 29 at the Tinker Bowling Center.    "The key tonight was my teammates," said Harris, who bowls for Here for the BEER.  "The applause and ability to keep me focused
  • AFGE 916 member first Air Force member selected to National VPPPA

    Ty Norton is the first Air Force member selected to the National Voluntary Protection Programs Participants' Association.    VPPPA is a nonprofit and charitable organization that leads the Occupational Safety and Health Organization and supports cooperative safety and health programs, such as the Voluntary Protection Program. As a member of the
  • Old Hruskocy Gate closing Feb. 19

    Hruskocy Gate (Gate 7, at Interstate 40 and Industrial Blvd) will permanently close Feb. 19.    Turnbull Gate (Gate 3, at 29th Street and "A" Ave) will operate with Hruskocy Gate hours from Feb. 19 through April 4..    Contractors will be on site finishing the road to New Hruskocy, demolishing Old Hruskocy Guard Shack and moving the fence line.   
  • Wing holds first quarterly 6S recognition breakfast

    The 76th Maintenance Wing held its first 6S Quarterly Recognition Breakfast, Wednesday at the base restaurant in Bldg. 3001. Brig. Gen. Judy Fedder, 76th MXW commander, and Jeffery Allen, 76th MXW vice director were on hand to congratulate the winners and present awards.    Three teams representing industrial work centers were recognized for their
  • AFMC’s command chief to retire after 30 years of service

    Air Force Materiel Command's top enlisted member will close the book on his military career Feb. 1, exactly 30 years from the date he entered the Air Force delayed enlistment program.    Chief Master Sergeant Jonathan Hake, AFMC's command chief, will say goodbye during a retirement ceremony that will take place at the National Museum of the U.S.