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Daily Update: 15 May 2020

Update from the Installation Commander

Update from the Installation Commander


For 15 May, Tinker AFB remains in HPCON Charlie due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest COVID-19 confirmed case is a member of 552 ACW from the same deployment return 2 weeks ago with entry into immediate quarantine at that time. 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.

Today, flags across Tinker Air Force Base will be flying at half-staff in honor of our Defenders during Police Week. Thank you all for your incredible service and sacrifices you make each and every day.

In case you missed it, AFMC Commander Gen. Arnold Bunch Jr. gave a shout out to Air Force Sustainment Center personnel who continue to deliver aircraft sustainment and logistics readiness to ensure combat power for the Air Force, despite the challenges we face today. Echoing the commander, thank you for all you do every day for our warfighters. You can find the video here, https://www.facebook.com/AFMCHQ/videos/1213586132317478/

For non-medical COVID-19 concerns, the Straight Talk Center is available from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 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.