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  • Brave and shaved: Michele Robertson’s take on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

     The Air Force Sustainment Center’s Michele Robertson is hardly the shy and retiring type. Consistent workouts keep her slender frame strong; while her sense of humor, mixed with an educator’s heart, make her as engaging as her big blue eyes.As a branch chief in training and development for the Directorate of Personnel for the AFSC, headquartered
  • Member of 72nd SFS competes in Defender Challenge

     The Defender Challenge, a competition between security forces’ teams from each major command, the Royal Air Force and the German Air Force, was held for the first time since 2004, and a Tinker Air Force Base Airman competed on the third-place team.Tech. Sgt. Jakob Haase with the 72nd Air Base Wing Security Forces Squadron was one of only six
  • USAFSAM readies operational mental health care providers

    The U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine has set up Air Force’s first operational training program for embedded mental health care providers and technicians, preparing them to join Integrated Operational Support teams.
  • Obenland Memorial Award commemorates engineer, hero

    An engineering officer at the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, is the recipient of the 2018 Roland R.Obenland Memorial Award. The award honors a company grade engineering officer with less than seven years of total active commissioned service who exhibits exemplary dedication and contribution to the Air Force through advancements in technology development, or significant improvement through re-engineering projects.
  • Alert pole malfunction on Tinker Air Force Base, no cause for alarm

    A wavering alarm tone sounded from a single alarm pole in the 38th Cyberspace Engineering Installation Group at Tinker Air Force Base at 10 p.m. Oct. 16 and 7 a.m. Oct. 17, but the base community should not be alarmed.Tech. Sgt. Jeffery Daum with the Tinker Air Force Base Command Post said the alarm was a result of a controller card in the master
  • New podcast targets Air Force contracting, acquisition fields

    “The Contracting Experience” is a new Air Force Materiel Command podcast for the contracting workforce that provides insight into evolving issues, high-performance leadership and lessons from the field through conversations with acquisition influencers and Contracting leaders.
  • Town Hall Meeting for Base Housing Residents

    Tinker Air Force Base and Balfour Beatty Communities hosted a community town hall here on Oct. 3 to give base residents a chance to talk about housing issues and have their concerns addressed.            Residents were invited to the Tinker Club for a group discussion with BBC representatives about issues they are facing. While there were some
  • Photo: OC-ALC Commander Hill welcomes the 483rd Bombardment Group

    Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex Commander Brig. Gen. Chris Hill visited with nine World War II veterans and their family members Sept. 28 before they toured Bldg. 3001 on Tinker AFB. The 483rd Bombardment Group was the last B-17 Flying Fortress unit trained in the United States, and their tour of the OC-ALC involved first-hand visuals on how
  • Tinker AFB Weather Flight and NWC planning new partnership

     Members of the Tinker Air Force Base 72nd Operations Support Squadron, Weather Flight is further developing the relationship between Tinker AFB, the National Weather Center and the University of Oklahoma, starting with a conference held Sept. 10 at the NWC in Norman, Oklahoma.Researchers from the NWC, professors from the OU College of Atmospheric