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  • Army Strong out muscles 965th AACS in doubleheader

    Before the doubleheader even began, the odds were stacked against the 965th AACS. Fifteen minutes before the first intramural slow-pitch softball game, only a few stragglers in street clothes stood near the dugout. More players slowly trickled in, but it was a far cry from the showing for their opponents, Army Strong, which had a full team fielding
  • Tinker competitor brings home top military racquetball honors

    He's ranked No. 64 in the world and No. 1 in the Armed Forces. Tinker's own, Capt. Charles "CJ" Shaffer Jr., is a racquetball king.The 963rd Airborne Air Control Squadron air battle manager recently competed in and won the military division of the 2011 Ektelon National Singles Championships in Fullerton, Calif. In the event sponsored by the
  • ThunderHawks pummel DISA in intramural softball

    The 72nd OSS ThunderHawks sure know how to start an intramural softball season. On June 14 at Field 1, the team devastated DISA in a doubleheader. Despite a seemingly promising start, DISA didn't have a chance. The games were over before they started. In the first match-up, ThunderHawks Marc Bradley pitched a no-hitter. In the second go-round, DISA
  • Customer Service: Behind the counter

    Within the military, no one specific job is more important than another. Without one element contributing their piece to the overall operation, the mission as a whole could potentially be compromised.One of these elements is the Customer Service ID cards section.Customer service includes in-processing, leave and career development, which deals with
  • Yogilates, a soothing blend of exercise forms

    Yogilates -- I don't think it's for me. The blend of Hatha yoga and Pilates in an hour-long class at 3 p.m. on Wednesdays in Bldg. 3705 seems better suited for an intermediary or expert, rather than a beginner like me. Structured similar to the yoga class offered at 5 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Gerrity's Fitness and Sports Center back
  • HAWC offers health, life improvement classes

    At the stroke of midnight Jan. 1, 2011, kisses were exchanged, "Auld Lang Syne" was sung and many New Year's resolutions were made. The temperature outside is now warmer, people are whistling different tunes and the hasty goals made during a chilly night in January are almost six months old. If you are struggling to find motivation to continue the
  • Little league coaches stress ‘FUN’damentals

    It was a cloudy and windy Thursday afternoon that threatened torrential rains. But no spirits or clothes were dampened. Instead, players came to the field dressed in matching Orioles uniforms -- gray pants, orange uniform shirts and black-and-orange ball caps. Clutching their personal bats and gloves, one by one they beamed up at the larger version
  • AWACS Airman awarded three combat ribbons for actions during ground attack in Afghanistan

    Enlisted servicemembers are occasionally required to wear many hats in the continuing mission of defending the nation. For Senior Airman Dan Boggs, 552nd Air Control Network Squadron AWACS software developer and analyst, the hat of infantryman was unexpected headgear to don during his recent deployment to Afghanistan. Airman Boggs was awarded the
  • Tinker chaplain makes rounds in Africa

    Tinker's deployed chaplain is on a mission in Africa. During his visit to various units around East Africa, Chaplain (Lt. Col.) David Terrinoni celebrated Christian Holy Week with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa personnel and provided spiritual support to several units in the region. Chaplain Terrinoni, who is the CJTF HOA deputy
  • Asian Pacific-Americans contribute to, serve the Tinker community

    In his proclamation designating May as Asian Pacific-American Heritage Month, President Barack Obama paid tribute to the "intrepid men and women from the Asia Pacific region" who have "helped develop and defend the United States," while having "a profound impact on our society as leaders in all facets of American life." He especially mentioned the