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Daily Update: 13 April 2020

Update from the Installation Commander

Update from the Installation Commander

For 13 April, Tinker AFB remains in HPCON Charlie due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The latest COVID-19 confirmed case is a 76 SWEG member from building 3001 who has been away from Tinker since 25 March.  Public Health officials are actively tracing all recent movements and contacts in conjunction with affected units and local health authorities. Anyone considered to have been exposed to increased risk will be contacted directly.


Effective today, Tinker Main Gate, Gott Gate, and Lancer Gate will be open 24-hours and the Truck Gate will retain its current hours.  All other gates will be CLOSED until further notice. 


This week we approach the 25th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing. You may see a shift in our social media posts as we honor those who have fallen. Let this serve as a humble reminder how Oklahoma City remained resilient and came together as one to rebuild after this tragedy. #WeRemember #168Days


REMINDER: Violations of OPSEC endanger national security! Never discuss mission capabilities or details on social media. Also, please refrain from mentioning names of potentially ill individuals for privacy.


If you have been exposed to the coronavirus, do NOT come to the base. Return home and contact your Primary Care Doctor or the hotline.  The Straight Talk Center for non-medical related COVID-19 concerns is available from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday thru Friday. It can be reached at 405-734-2567.