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  • Agile Thunder exercised across the miles

    Exercise Agile Thunder 21-02, a tri-wing exercise, concluded March 13 after multiple active duty Airmen successfully completed their training to rapidly deploy, fight and win.The 552nd Air Control Wing and 72nd Air Base Wing at Tinker Air Force Base, the 75th ABW and 729th Air Control Squadron at Hill AFB, Utah, and the 726th ACS at Mountain Home
  • Black history AWACS flight honors Tuskegee Airmen

    Members of the 552nd Air Control Wing made history of their own March 4 as they honored the heritage of black aviators. An all-Black aircrew participated in an E-3 Airborne Warning and Control Systems sortie.
  • Prescribed burns benefit base

    Tinker Air Force Base has been on fire over the last week. Literally. But, it’s not all smoke and mirrors. There’s a reason behind the burning. For the last several years, Tinker’s Natural Resources Conservation Office has collaborated with the Air Force Wildland Fire Center and Tinker Fire Emergency Services to perform planned prescribed burns across base.
  • Take charge of your health by completing a Health Risk Assessment

    Know Your Numbers, Know Your Risk. Complete Your HRA wellness profile today.The Air Force Civilian Health Promotion Services program, or CHPS, is a mobile worksite wellness program providing free health and wellness services and resources to the federal civilian workforce at Tinker Air Force Base, and they have a great way for you to take charge of
  • Veterans Day message from the commander

    Veterans Day is a time to honor American veterans of all wars. Originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the signing of the armistice that ended World War I, it wasn’t until 1954 that the holiday became Veterans Day.From those who made daily sacrifices to those who fought and died, the men and women of our Armed Forces deserve our respect
  • New OC-ALC commander ‘jazzed’ to be at Tinker

    Brig. Gen. Jeff King has long considered himself a customer of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex. As a career aircraft maintenance officer, he said he has seen the impact of OC-ALC from all around the Air Force. “They probably don’t see it or feel it here in Oklahoma, but they’re making a difference … from the Middle East, to Europe, to the Pacific or any one of our installations that generate air power with the weapon systems we support,” King said. So, when the Air Force sent King to Oklahoma from Hawaii in the middle of a global pandemic, King said he was, “really jazzed about joining the OC-ALC team.” He took command of the complex this past July, and says his first three months have reinforced his belief that readiness starts in our depots. He said the Complex is filled with proud Americans working hard, side-by-side to support our warfighters in the field.
  • October 27, 2020: Update

    Team Tinker, the status for Tinker Air Force Base is Open.  However, due to possible storm damage and outages, the 72nd Air Base Wing Commander has extended liberal leave through 28 October.  This includes all shifts for 27 October and DAY SHIFT ONLY on 28 Oct.  Liberal Leave is authorized for Employees not designated as “weather emergency
  • Show some love, Combined Federal Campaign returns

    The Combined Federal Campaign is returning to Tinker Air Force Base for 2020, encouraging the Tinker community to “show some love.” The pledge drive, which runs through Jan. 15, allows service members; federal employees; federal and military retirees and federal contractors across the government to contribute to their choice of over 20,000 charities.
  • Tinker Air Force Base tightens COVID-19 guidelines

    With the continued rise in COVID-19 cases in the state and surrounding counties, the installation commander has implemented additional policy and tighter restrictions for on-base gatherings and events. “The health and safety of Tinker members remains our highest priority,” said Tinker Installation Commander, Col. Paul Filcek. “We cannot forget that we must balance safety with the national defense missions we accomplish every day.”
  • Labor Day Message to the Workforce

    Monday, we will celebrate Labor Day, a day to recognize you—the Air Force Sustainment Center workforce and its faithful work throughout the year.