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AFMC Command Chief visits Tinker

Female Airman using air traffic control simulator

Chief Master Sgt. Stan Cadell, command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, watches as Airman 1st Class Alexis Weber, 72nd Operations Support Squadron air traffic control apprentice, uses the air traffic control simulator at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, June 9, 2021. The simulator allows air traffic control Airmen to train on the same equipment as would be found in Tinker’s control tower nine floors above. (U.S. Air Force photo by Paul Shirk)

Chief Cadell in video simulator.

Chief Master Sgt. Stan Cadell, command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, prepares to go through a shoot/don’t shoot training simulator during his visit to Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, June 8, 2021. The simulator uses real weapons modified to shoot lasers, allowing 72nd Security Forces Squadron defenders to analyze where the virtual rounds hit in the scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo by Paul Shirk)

Three Airmen standing on top of air traffic control tower.

Master Sgt. Quentin Jackson, 72nd Operations Support Squadron tower chief controller, Chief Master Sgt. Stan Cadell, command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Keith Scott, 72nd Air Base Wing command chief, stand for a group photo atop the recently completed air traffic control tower at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, June 9, 2021. Cadell visited Tinker AFB to get an overall understanding of the 72nd Air Base Wing as well as the Air Force Sustainment Center mission as the supporting command for readiness in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Paul Shirk)

Ten Airmen eating lunch together

Chief Master Sgt. Stan Cadell, command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, discusses the latest changes to the Air Force physical training program and other current issues impacting Airmen during lunch at the Vanwey Dining Facility on June 9, 2021. The chief spent time with Airmen across the base as he toured the 72nd Air Base Wing and Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex June 7-10, 2021. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ron Mullan)

Chief Cadell looking at sprayer with Lt. Burgess

Lt. Tom Burgess, Tinker Fire and Emergency Services, right, shows Chief Master Sgt. Stan Cadell, command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, a “COVID Killer” spraying unit he designed to help sanitize fire trucks and living and office spaces with a low-cost liquid solution he developed. Cadell visited Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, June 7-10, 2021, to get an overall understanding of the 72nd Air Base Wing as well as the Air Force Sustainment Center mission as the supporting command for readiness in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ron Mullan)

Two Airmen looking at plexiglass window on front of aircraft wing.

Tech. Sgt. Richard Malabey, 76th Expeditionary Depot Maintenance Flight maintenance section chief, shows Chief Master Sgt. Stan Cadell, command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, examples of aircraft battle damage repair through an observation window on their C-135 maintenance trainer aircraft at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, June 8, 2021. Cadell visited Tinker AFB to get an overall understanding of the 72nd Air Base Wing as well as the Air Force Sustainment Center mission as the supporting command for readiness in the Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo by Paul Shirk)

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Chief Master Sgt. Stan Cadell, command chief of Air Force Materiel Command, visited Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, June 7-10, 2021, to get an overall understanding of the 72nd Air Base Wing as well as the Air Force Sustainment Center mission as the supporting command for readiness in the Air Force.