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  • 72nd MDG conducts joint training with the 137th AES

    The 72nd Medical Group recently conducted joint training with the 137th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma City. The training focused on enhancing the skills and coordination of the medical and aeromedical evacuation teams to better prepare them to

  • Tinker remembers Bataan Death March in memorial march

    Military and Civilian members recently joined together to remember the 10,000 lost in the Bataan Death March during a memorial event. Under the theme of ‘One Team, One Fight,’ nearly 300 Team Tinker members, representing the Air Force; Army; Navy; Marines; Reserves; National Guard; Civilians; and

  • Tinker Air Show Featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels July 1-2, 2023

    After four years, the Tinker Air Show is returning July 1-2 with featured headliner, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. The F-35 demo team will also perform as well as dozens of military and civilian aerial performers and a wide variety of ground display aircraft such as Tinker’s own E-3 Sentry AWACS, the

  • TSA K9 gets root canal at Tinker Vet Clinic

    Transportation Security Administration Explosive Detection Canine Spike does not have a mean bone in his body, but he did have a mean tooth. Dentists from the 72nd Dental Squadron, along with veterinarians from the Tinker Veterinary Clinic performed a root canal on the seven-year-old black Labrador

  • 552nd ACW Bids Farewell to First AWACS

    Airmen from the 552nd Air Control Wing gathered to bid farewell to aircraft 0560, during an event commemorating the aircraft’s rich history March 31. Aircraft 0560 is the first E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning Air Control System aircraft to retire from the fleet this year. As part of the FY23 President’s

  • Exchange holds National Vietnam War Veterans ceremony

    Tinker Exchange employees present Vietnam Veterans with pins to thank them for their service, during a recognition event at the Tinker Air Force Base Exchange, March 29, 2023. The ceremony honored the Veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time from Nov. 1, 1955, to May

  • 552nd ACW conducts aircraft weather flush exercise

    The 552nd Air Control Wing completed a weather flush exercise which tested E-3G Sentry pilots, associated air crews, maintainers, support squadrons and ultimately demonstrated their ability to react to a weather emergency at Tinker Air Force Base, March 21. Fourteen aircraft were generated to be

  • Stories of Service: The American Dream

    There are many reasons why an individual chooses to join the military, for Airman 1st Class Faith Sparks, Defender with the 72nd Security Forces Squadron, enlisting in the Air Force is a symbol of gratitude and an expression of the liberties and opportunities afforded to her in the U.S.