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  • myLearning digital platform expands courseware; announces new features

    Air Education and Training Command’s “myLearning” system is entering phase two of its rollout, adding new features scheduled to be available to Airmen and Guardians early this summer.
  • Tinker AFB remains a no fly zone for drones

    The 72nd Air Base Wing continues to prohibit the use of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems in restricted airspace in an effort to ensure the safety and security of the base personnel, facilities and aircraft.
  • Current PCS, household goods affected by supply shortages

    According to a newly released communiqué from the Air Force’s Personal Property Activity Headquarters, Department of Defense demand this peak (PCS) season has greatly exceeded commercial industry capabilities, largely due to resource constraints associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Air Force coins official Maintenance Duty Uniform, adds immediate wear of tactical OCP caps

    Air Force commanders of units with aircraft maintenance, industrial and other labor intensive Air Force Specialty Codes will have the option to authorize wear of a standardized, maintenance duty uniform, also referred to as coveralls, which may be worn on a day-to-day basis upon publication of the updated AFI 36-2903 anticipated for August 2021.
  • AFMC Command Chief visits Tinker

    Chief Master Sgt. Stan Cadell, command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, visited Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, June 7-10, 2021, to get an overall understanding of the 72nd Air Base Wing as well as the Air Force Sustainment Center mission as the supporting command for readiness in the Air Force.
  • Air Force readdresses women’s hair standard after feedback

    The change addresses feedback received since the previous guidance was originally published. Specifically, women voiced concerns over difficulty related to securing hair in a manner that does not extend beyond the head.
  • Summer Health Hazards

    Summer’s here, and with it comes backyard barbecues, days at the beach, and time spent outdoors. Some of the things that make summer so much fun – swimming, hiking, and longer days, also present plenty of health risks.
  • FY22 budget gives Air & Space Forces the strength to meet threats, Roth, Brown, Raymond tell Senate

    Acting Air Force Secretary John Roth, joined by the Air and Space Forces’ highest-ranking officers, told a Senate subcommittee June 8 the department’s budget proposal recognizes challenges posed by China and Russia while also laying the groundwork for the forces needed in 2030 and beyond.
  • Air Force partners with NIAR to teardown and inspect a high time B-1B fuselage

    The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's B-1 Division is sponsoring a research project with Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) to study the effects of flight operations on aircraft structures. 
  • Vice commander serves as keynote speaker at Moore Chamber luncheon

    Col. Michael Tiemann, 72nd Air Base Wing vice commander, was the keynote speaker during the annual Moore Chamber of Commerce Military Appreciation luncheon May 18, 2021.“It is awesome to see the room fill up as a symbol of renewal after a year of the corona virus,” Tiemann told the crowd. “I want to tell you how grateful we are to be part of this
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