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  • Center begins phased return to full capacity

    The Air Force Sustainment Center is beginning a phased “Return to Full Capacity” at all of its locations after recent adjustments to operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Each wing and Complex within AFSC is implementing return measures informed by local public health conditions and mission priorities. Leadership emphasizes that new
  • Return to full capacity; a message from the AFSC commander

    Teammates,Across the Air Force Sustainment Center, we are taking actions to “Return to Full Capacity.” During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have collectively adapted to considerable changes to how we operate our installations and work centers. Where the job can effectively be performed through teleworking, we’ve done so to help curb contact. Others
  • 726th ACS exercise enhances readiness, rapid global mobility, builds leaders

    On the outskirts of base, a dirt road strays away from the comforts of civilization and deeper into the high desert. Luckily, the Air Force doesn’t need comfort or civilization to operate. The 726th Air Control Squadron refined their adaptive basing capabilities during Hardrock Exercise 19-2, July 9-19, 2019, at the Mobile Operating Air Base (MOAB) within Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho.
  • Students get hands-on aviation experience at Tinker

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Twenty-six students from all corners of Oklahoma visited various units here June 5, 2019, to learn more about future careers in aviation.  The Aviation Career Education Program, commonly known as ACE, hosts weeklong summer camps with assistance from the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission, Federal Aviation
  • 552nd ACW Fuel Systems Creates New Tool in 12 Hours

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – “What’s the game plan,” said the Accessories Flight Chief. “Well Sir, I do not think you are going to like it… we are going to have to do something that has never been done before,” replied Tech. Sgt. Marquis Gaines.This was the conversation that led to the creation of a new vent system pressurization tool by the
  • AFMC commander: Agility, innovation to fuel future of AF logistics

    The future of Air Force logistics will find Airmen tapping into a secure digital network of archived additive manufacturing specifications, allowing for the 3D-printed creation of a weapons system component whenever and wherever needed. This agile manufacturing approach is just one way Air Force Materiel Command is working to advance Air Force logistics, said Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski, AFMC Commander at the 2017 Air Force Association’s Air, Space and Cyber Conference, Sept. 18, 2017.
  • E-8C JSTARS evacuate to Tinker AFB

    Five E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft from the 116th Air Control Wing, Georgia Air National Guard, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, evacuated to Tinker AFB, Oklahoma, to escape the path of Hurricane Irma Sept. 9, 2017.
  • New fire crew trains for response, builds team skills

    The 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron fire department conducted a response exercise Friday, August 11, 2017, to test the response and teamwork skills of the new fire crew, who arrived here with the recent rotation a few weeks ago. The exercise was a simulated fire at the Personnel Support for Contingency Operations facility.  “It was a
  • Senior Air Force civilians presented Presidential Rank Awards

    Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson recognized the career achievements of 12 senior civilians during the 2016 Presidential Rank Awards Ceremony at the Pentagon July 14, 2017.
  • Benefield Anechoic Facility hosts B-52 for HERO testing

    A B-52 Stratofortress from the 96th Bomb Squadron at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, is undergoing Hazards of Electromagnetic Radiation to Ordnance testing in the Benefield Anechoic Facility.   The test was requested by the B-52 Program Office at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, to comply with a recent mandate from the Air Force Safety Office,
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