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Daily Update: 14 April 2020

Update from the Installation Commander

Update from the Installation Commander

For 14 April, Tinker AFB remains in HPCON Charlie due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The latest COVID-19 confirmed case is a member of 76 AMXG who was quarantined on 20 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, Hruskocy Gate will be open from 5:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. Monday thru Friday. Tinker Main Gate, Gott Gate, and Lancer Gate will be open 24-hours and the Truck Gate will be open 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. All other gates will be CLOSED until further notice. 


Please remember to adhere to three rules to ensure fast gate access: 1) abstain from bringing non-credentialed visitors 2) always stop for Security Forces ID scanning 3) always remember to bring your credentials and have them ready. Thank you for your understanding and patience as we continue to progress installation access in this rapidly changing environment.


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.