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  • Honorary Commanders visit Tinker’s partners

    The Tinker Air Force Base 2019 class of Honorary Commanders gathered at the 137th Special Operations Wing at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base on Nov. 13 for one more tour before the holidays ensue. This particular visit had a heavy emphasis on partnerships Tinker AFB has with outside organizations.The group was greeted by 72nd Air Base Wing
  • Tinker Multi-Faith Alliance created

    The Tinker Multi-Faith Alliance Steering Committee gathered at the Tinker Air Force Base Religious Education Center on Nov. 14 for an initial meeting to discuss their charter and the ways they plan to support the Tinker community. The purpose of the alliance is to leverage community partners and resources to develop and maintain the spiritual
  • A&FRC helps military families year-round

    November is Month of the Military Family, which places a spotlight on the sacrifices and contributions made by military families in the interest of our nation’s defense. The Airman and Family Readiness Center works year-round to ensure these families have access to any support services they need.Technical Sgt. Justin Rhodes is a Readiness
  • Health Beat: Movember, raising awareness for men’s health

    While many think of testicular or prostate cancer when it comes to raising awareness for men’s health during November, the health experts in the 72nd Medical Group’s Health Promotion Wing at Tinker Air Force Base remind Airmen that daily health habits are just as important.Among Tinker’s male Airmen, the biggest health problem that Nutrition
  • Building a community through Tinker’s Hobby Hub

    For Airmen at Tinker Air Force Base looking for a new way to connect with each other, the new Hobby Hub group sponsored by Tinker’s Helping Agencies was launched earlier this month to help build that sense of community.The group offers more than 20 distinct areas of interest that include cars, fishing, shooting, board games, running, cooking,
  • You are tougher

    Since 1977, the American Cancer Society’s initiative, The Great American Smokeout, has taken place in November with a goal of urging tobacco users to quit and adopt healthier alternatives to dealing with stress and other life triggers that cause tobacco use.This year’s theme is “tobacco is tough, but you are tougher” and Laura Crowder, Health
  • Tax season looms, volunteers needed

    Over the years, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program has provided a valuable service to the Tinker Air Force Base community. Last year, this program saved the Tinker community more than $120,879 in preparation and electronic filing fees.As the income tax season approaches, plans are underway for the Internal Revenue Service's annual VITA
  • WWII Soldier’s dog tags reunited at Tinker AFB

     Seventy-five years after his aircraft was shot down by German anti-aircraft fire in the Netherlands during World War II, Tech Sgt. Orville Bruce Journey’s dog tags were finally brought back to his family. The dog tags were presented to Bruce Journey’s brother, 87-year-old Oklahoma City resident Dwight Journey, at a special presentation ceremony
  • AFMC to host Virtual Career Fair

    The Air Force Materiel Command, in conjunction with the Air Force Personnel Center, will host a Virtual Career Fair Dec. 17, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST. The event will focus on filling more than 100 vacancies across the command in career fields to include contracting, financial management, force support, information technology, intelligence, logistics, medical, program management, public affairs, safety and security.