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  • Col. Robert Henderson takes command of the 635th SCOW

    Col. Robert Henderson assumed command of the 635th Supply Chain Operations Wing from Col. David Sanford during a change of command ceremony hosted by Lt. Gen. Lee K. Levy II, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, at the Scott Event Center, July 20. Henderson takes control of the only operational warfighting wing of the AFSC under Air Force
  • The 65th Korean War Veteran Armistice Day July 27

    Editor’s Note: the information below comes from the online archives of The Tinker Take Off, Oklahoma Historical Society and other sources.This summer, today to be exact, marks the 65th anniversary of the National Korean War Veteran Armistice Day in the U.S. While some refer to the Korean War as the “Forgotten War;” the more than 36,000 Americans
  • Bartoli takes command of the 552nd ACG

    Col. John Bartoli succeeded Col. Dominic Setka as commander of the 552nd Air Control Group during a change of command ceremony held July 13. Col. Geoffrey Weiss, commander of the 552nd Air Control Wing, was the presiding officer for the ceremony.Weiss noted that the 552nd ACW, “America’s Wing,” delivers decisive command of the air, anytime and
  • Conine takes command of the 552nd OG

    Col. Rich Land relinquished command of the 552nd Operations Group to Col. Joshua Conine in a change of command ceremony held July 10 in Bldg. 230, Dock 2. Col. Geoffrey Weiss, commander of the 552nd Air Control Wing, was the presiding officer.In his opening remarks, Weiss talked about the importance of command. “We cannot perform our mission, we
  • Leadership Gold training held for 72nd ABW Civilians

    The inaugural training of the Dr. John C. Maxwell Leadership Gold Series took place at Tinker Air Force Base July 20, with plans for the training to continue and expand.The training was provided to 15 employees of the 72nd Air Base Wing held in the General James E. Hill Conference Center.Although hosted by the Civilian Mentoring Council, members of
  • Tinker employee wins Air Force cybersecurity contest

    Tinker Air Force Base Composite Fabricator Sally Van der Veer has won this year’s Air Force Personally Identifiable Information & Cyber Hygiene Storyboard Contest in an Air Force-wide competition sponsored by the United States Air Force Office of the Chief Information Security Officer.The Air Force will use her storyboard, based on protecting PII
  • The Air Force announced Robins Air Force Base will host the initial elements of the Advanced Battle Management System, a capability which will fuse global air and space intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance information. “We must adapt our capability to survive in the changed threat environm

    Inside a simple-looking building just off of Hill Air Force Base’s flight line, Airmen are tinkering with advanced technology to bring the future of cost-effective maintenance to America’s most advanced fighter aircraft. The 388th Maintenance Group’s Air Force Repair and Enhancement Program shop recently acquired a 3-D printer with the hope of
  • Around the Air Force Sustainment Center: “Can you hear me now?”

    The Air Force announced Robins Air Force Base will host the initial elements of the Advanced Battle Management System, a capability which will fuse global air and space intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance information. “We must adapt our capability to survive in the changed threat environment and move swiftly to advanced battlefield
  • Air Force extends parental leave

    As a new father of twins, 552nd Operational Support Squadron’s Capt. Jeremy Perry was already a happy Airman. Now he’s feeling doubly blessed after discovering the Air Force has changed its parental leave policy allowing for more options for Airmen and their families.“I was deployed when I first found out my wife was pregnant with the twins, so I
  • Fruit becomes Tinker Airmen’s go-to snack

    Airmen may find they’re tempted to grab a sugary treat from the abundance of candy bowls on Tinker desks, but some leaders in the 552nd Air Control Wing have discovered fruit is more rewarding.552nd Air Control Network Squadron 1st Sgt. Jeffrey Hamann said he originally replaced his candy bowl with fresh fruit because he finds he often doesn’t have
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