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  • Trusted Care brought order to chaos after Hurricane Maria

    Soon after hurricanes struck the Caribbean and southern U.S. in the fall of 2017, Air Force medics deployed to the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands and brought along their Trusted Care culture to help evacuate patients safely and effectively from the storm ravaged island.
  • Associate of Applied Science in AF Leadership and Management Studies

    Check out this great opportunity for Air Force civilians.The Air Force is showing it values its workforce by offering and expanding developmental opportunities. Participation in an associate degree program opens up additional educational opportunities such as, but not limited to, Bachelor's Degree and Air Command and Staff College.  The Air Force
  • Take Command: Changes Coming to the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program

    Do you have TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) coverage now? If so, then you need to know that the TRDP will end on Dec. 31, 2018. Not to worry — Anyone who was in TRDP this year or would have been eligible for the plan will be able to choose a dental plan from among 10 dental carriers in the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program
  • Bridge to the Future

    72nd Air Base Wing Commander Col. Kenyon Bell was the guest speaker at the Mid-Del Schools 2018 Senior Conference: Bridge to the Future held at the Meadowood Baptist Church in Midwest City Feb. 20. Seniors attended sessions throughout the day, learning vital information to help them transition to life after high school. Sessions included money
  • The Dangers of Opioid Pain Medications

    Pain is the most common reason people seek medical treatment. According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 1 in 10 Americans have chronic pain or pain every day for the preceding three months. When used as directed by your physician, opioid medications safely help control acute pain, such as pain you experience after surgery.However,
  • AFMC Excellence Award winners recognized

    The Annual Excellence Award Banquet on March 7, 2018, served as the venue to honor Air Force Materiel Command’s top Airmen for 2017.
  • The first Respect Week comes to life

    The Family Advocacy Outreach Staff partnered with the School Liaison Officer in the Airman and Family Readiness Center to bring a new program to life: Respect Week.In promoting and recognizing the month of February as Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, Family Advocacy Outreach Manager Mary Phillips was seeking different opportunities to expand
  • Prescribed burns are planned for March at Tinker

    Prescribed burns will be conducted on approximately 80 acres of land on Tinker this month.  The burns will happen in the Glenwood area north of the main runway, north of Interstate-40, base golf course, Urban Greenway, south of the base chapel, north of base housing and the south end of airfield. Prescribed burns are intentionally set fires used to
  • International Women’s Day recognizes the contribution of women around the AFMS

    International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on the many contributions that women have made worldwide, and to the Air Force Medical Service.
  • Home Away from Home’s ‘Meet the Heroes Night’ March 22

    A panel of U.S. veterans from different eras of military service, including Tinker’s former 72nd Air Base Wing Commander retired Col. Stephanie Wilson, will share their collective wisdom during Home Away from Home’s “Meet the Heroes Night” starting at 6 p.m. March 22 at the American Red Cross office, located at 601 NE 6th Street in Oklahoma