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  • AFFSA’s headquarters move to Reserve Center

    The 211 active duty and civilian personnel who manage the Air Force Flight Standards Agency recently consolidated and moved into their new headquarters located within a newly renovated section of the Armed Forces Reserve Center.The AFFSA’s headquarters is now strategically located directly across the street from Tinker Air Force Base at 5316 S.
  • Tinker members earn 72nd Air Base Wing Wildcatter awards

      72nd Air Base Wing An individual and a team were recently honored with Wildcatter awards from 72nd Air Base Wing Commander Col. Kenyon K. Bell.1st Lt. Kailey Filter, 72nd Air Base Wing Medical Group, fills a Captain’s billet and excels in performance of her duties as the officer in charge of Medical Group’s Education and Training Flight. Under
  • Tinker AFB worker and war hero honored statewide

    Tinker Air Force Base worker and former U.S. Air Force Capt. John Adkison, 71, was honored Nov. 15 by the Woodring Wall of Honor committee as one of several “2018 U.S. Air Force Legacy Veterans of the Year.” The group annually pays tribute to a handful of heroes selected from each U.S. military branch. Adkison was recognized during the “Celebrate
  • Air Force base of preference initiative evolves to permanent program

    The Base of Preference enhanced assignment initiative begins Jan. 9, 2019, and provides enlisted Airmen who have 48 months’ time on station as of May 2019 the opportunity to apply for available Permanent Change of Station assignments in the Continental United States, or CONUS, through an immediate, straightforward and transparent process.  This is
  • Dr. William Roper speaks about maintaining competitive technological edge

    Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Dr. William Roper discussed Air Force innovation initiatives, and the implications for Tinker Air Force Base and Oklahoma City, at an event Nov. 7 at the Sheraton Midwest City.The State of the Aerospace Defense Industry, hosted annually by the Greater Oklahoma City
  • AFRL-developed Electrical Systems Tester supports B-52 depot maintenance

    A cooperative research effort between the Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center and the Air Force Sustainment Center has led to the development of a next-generation electrical systems tester that will support B-52 depot maintenance and increase flight safety.An electrical systems tester, or EST, is used in
  • AFSC Commander Shares New Year’s Message

    Teammates, The Air Force Sustainment Center is ready for 2019.  Building on the successes of 2018, our professional workforce of dedicated Airmen is well postured for the opportunities ahead.As our world-class civilian and military Airmen take care of our mission, let’s continue to also make it a priority to take care of each other. The wingmen we
  • OPEN: 72 ABW Commander authorizes liberal leave for Jan. 3

    INCLEMENT WEATHER RELEASE Due to inclement weather, the 72nd Air Base Wing Commander has authorized liberal leave for all Day Shift and Swing Shift personnel on Jan. 3, 2019. The base will remain “Open”.   Employees not designated as "weather emergency essential personnel" may take leave without prior approval of their supervisors.  "Weather
  • No active shooter threat on Tinker AFB

    Team Tinker, Tinker Air Force Base is operating under normal conditions. Earlier today, a suspicious package was identified in one of our facilities. It was investigated and deemed safe and harmless. There was miscommunication circulating indicating an active threat to the base which was not accurate. We appreciate the quick response of local police departments to assist if needed. The base has returned to normal operations. As always, remain vigilant of your surroundings and remember if you see something, say something.
  • Photo: Tinker serves as final fueling point for USMC retiring Prowler

    A United States Marine Corps EA-6B Prowler of VMAQ-2 'Jesters' accelerates down Tinker's runway 18 marking the final take-off before delivery to long-term storage at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona on Nov. 29, 2018, at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The base was chosen as a final fueling point for the aircraft being ferried from Marine