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  • Tinker AFB Exchange Welcomes Hunt Brothers to Express I

    The Tinker Air Force Base community can now enjoy fresh pizza on the go. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service Express I celebrated the grand opening of a new quick-serve restaurant: Hunt Brothers Pizza. 72nd Air Base Wing Mission Support Group Commander Col. John Cappella Zielinski and Mission

  • Multiple challenges don’t stop marathon relay team

    One marathon relay race wasn’t enough for six members of the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing who completed two long-distance runs in the span of seven weeks. While it’s not unusual for a group to train and run together, this government team faced several challenges. As a “start-up” they didn’t

  • 568th AMXS completes first year of depot production at new KC-46A campus

    Members of the 568th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron had a busy first year of depot production, completing maintenance work on 23 scheduled KC-46A Pegasus aircraft. In the process, the maintainers also beat their own turnaround time goal by a day, averaging 35 days to return the Air Force’s newest

  • Tinker to bring back the Blue Angels in 2023

    The Navy’s Blue Angels demonstration team is coming back to headline the Tinker Air and Space Show in 2023. The formal announcement of the return of the Blue Angels to Tinker was made at the International Council of Air Shows in Las Vegas on Dec. 7. There will be several demonstration teams at the

  • Tinker.af.mil website to receive refresh Dec. 6-10

    The Tinker Air Force Base website will soon undergo a refresh, providing a cleaner interface that is also more compatible with mobile devices. As part of the process, updates such as news stories and announcements will be suspended during the migration, scheduled for Dec. 6-10, 2021. To stay on top

  • Checkered Flag 22-1 comes to a close at Tyndall AFB

    Checkered Flag, hosted by the 325th Fighter Wing, is one of the DoD’s largest air-to-air exercises. It serves to integrate fourth and fifth-generation aircraft to train and test enhanced mobility, pre-deployment qualifications, and rapid response employment capabilities of pilots and aircrew.

  • Halloween festivities around Tinker

    Little ghouls and werewolves rejoice, Halloween is just around the corner! This year's base housing trick-or-treat hours will be Sunday, October 31, from 6 to 8 p.m., which mirrors Midwest City's hours. The 72nd Security Forces Squadron will have a lost child center set up at the Youth Center. If

  • ‘You got here first!’ Tinker reduces reserved parking spots

    Shoppers visiting Tinker Air Force Base’s Exchange and Commissary will now have an easier time finding a parking space, especially junior enlisted Airmen. Col. G. Hall Sebren Jr., 72nd Air Base Wing commander, directed that reserved parking spaces for senior leaders be reduced and dedicated spaces

  • Last F101 engine completes maintenance

    Nearly 50 years after it began maintaining the F101 engine, the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex recently completed programmed depot maintenance on the final engine and returned it to the fleet. Originally, the F101 was first assigned to what was then known as the Oklahoma City Air Materiel Area

  • Tinker Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

    Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, recognizing the achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans. The observation was first introduced in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson. It was later expanded by President