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  • 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
  • Photo: New Chief Master Sergeants selected

    Tinker Chief Master Sergeants welcomed four new Chief Master Sgt. selectees into the top one percent of enlisted personnel Dec. 6 at the Tinker Golf Course. New Chiefs on the front row, from left, are Jason Schelke, 963rd Airborne Air Control Squadron; John Dizonno, Air Force Flight Standards Agency; Jeremiah Martin, 552nd Maintenance Squadron; and
  • Acclaimed speaker Dr. Eric Thomas motivates Airmen

    Acclaimed motivational speaker Eric Thomas “ET,” Ph.D., spent the morning of Dec. 7 sharing his own personal story mixed with inspirational messaging to a crowd of more than 400. He emphasized to Airmen they should continue to bring excellence to their jobs during his “Take Control: Respect the Process” presentation at the Tinker Club at Tinker Air
  • 76th AMXG shows Team Fairchild how to ‘Tinker’

    Fairchild leaders from the 92nd and 141st Air Refueling Wings learned about bringing the “Art of the Possible” to Air Mobility Command maintenance operations for the first time during a visit to the 76th Aircraft Maintenance Group Nov. 18-20 at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.The Art of the Possible is a working philosophy that focuses on what an
  • Photo: Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy visits Tinker

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Russell Smith met with Sailors and toured Navy areas on Tinker Air Force Base Dec. 5. The visit included an E-6B walk-through, time in the flight simulator, lunch with the chief petty officers and an all-hands call where he answered Sailors’ questions about new changes and career paths.
  • CDAD dons Christmas spirit by clothing kids in need

    The 27th annual Clothe the Children event found students and staff of Mid-Del schools reunited with members of the Commercial Derivatives Aircraft Division of the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center from Tinker Air Force Base, Dec. 7 to buy new clothes for students.Throughout the year the CDAD raises money through events like bake-off
  • Baby shower event supports military families

    With an air of celebration, a baby shower event Nov. 17 at Tinker Air Force Base put an emphasis on support for the military family.Organized by Tinker AFB Family Advocacy and the March of Dimes, a nonprofit focusing on the health of mothers and their babies, 36 expectant mothers who serve or are dependents of military service members were provided
  • 2018 AFMC mentoring campaign resounding success

    The 2018 inaugural year of the Air Force Materiel Command “Growing People” mentoring campaign was a tremendous success, with the command selected to help lead the Air Force-wide mentoring campaign effort for 2019.
  • Tributes flow in as nation mourns passing of George H.W. Bush

    WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump declared Dec. 5 as a national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away Nov. 30 at age 94.Trump joined countless others in paying tribute to Bush and his lifetime of service as a Navy pilot in World War II, congressman, ambassador to the United Nations, CIA director, vice president