By Brandice J. Armstrong , Tinker Public Affairs
/ Published June 17, 2010
In a Bldg. 3 warehouse, auditor John Tulp verifies the serial number of an F101/102 engine. Mr Tulp will verify if an engine listed at Tinker is actually here and helps agencies manage their assets by these requested audits. Personnel learn the auditors are helping and not hunting for faults. “They realize we’re auditing processes, not people,” said Mr. Tulp.
Air Force Audit Agency’s Bala Aurobinda, right, often works in Bldg. 3001 and enjoys working with people in a wide variety of shops. “I try to help people and make processes better,” he said about his role as an auditor. In the Case Non-Destructive Inspection shop of the 548th Propulsion Maintenance Squadron, Mr. Aurobinda and NDI supervisor Mark Wilson discuss records.(Air Force photo by Margo Wright)
Taylor Lamar checks records, verifying equipment in a 72nd Air Base Wing supply warehouse. Auditors may specialize in certain areas but all are cross trained to audit areas from the golf course to propulsion, and the chapel to small arms weapons. (Air Force photo by Margo Wright)
Auditor Michelle Bennett pours over software maintenance requirements from weapons systems. The Air Force Audit Agency here performs audits on any Tinker entity as requested and by centrally directed audit requests that originate from the Pentagon, all with the goal of improvement.(Air Force photo by Margo Wright)