Daily Update: 20 April 2020
72nd Air Base Wing Public Affairs
/ Published April 20, 2020
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. --
For 20 April, Tinker AFB remains in HPCON Charlie due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest COVID-19 confirmed cases include a civilian assigned to 76 AMXG who has been on leave since 23 March, and a civilian assigned to 76 PMXG in building 3001 who last worked on 10 April. 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.
Please note that the commercial version of Zoom has been banned for use by the DoD due to security concerns. An approved government version of Zoom is available and can be found here: https://zoomgov.com/ This approved version of Zoom is NOT authorized for FOUO discussions. NOTE: Link may experience issues on some computer, but has been tested.
As COVID-19 continues, remember that the Service members Civil Relief Act still applies. The SCRA is a federal law designed to ease financial burdens on service members during periods of military service such as rental agreements, security deposits, prepaid rent, credit card interest rates, automobile leases and more. Due to the stop-movement order, some service members and their families could become locked into an untenable lease agreement. If you find yourself in this situation, reach out to your supervisor who will initiate the proper legal procedures. More information can be found here: https://www.defense.gov/Explore/News/Article/Article/2151133/as-covid-19-crisis-continues-servicemembers-civil-relief-act-protects-military/.
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.
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.