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  • 564th AMXS graduates first class of internal vocational training program

    The 564th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron recently graduated its first class from its internally developed sheet metal vocational program. Established in response to the COVID pandemic, the vocational training program was formed when traditional classroom training for new employees became unavailable.
  • 92nd MXS innovates bracket essential to extending KC-135 lifespan

    The 92nd Maintenance Squadron aircraft metals technology shop, created a jackscrew mounting bracket for the KC-135 Stratotanker after the discovery of a damaged bracket during a routine inspection.
  • Exercise SENTRY REX: More robust than ever

    Joint-service exercise, SENTRY REX 20-3, was back for its third iteration August 23-28, and was more robust than ever.The exercise, hosted by the 552nd Air Control Wing, specialized on Combat Search and Rescue mission integration.Units and assets involved in the exercise included E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft from Tinker
  • Under Secretary Lord visits AFSC, OC-ALC

    Hon. Ellen Lord, under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, visited Tinker Air Force Base August 18, 2020, to gain an overall understanding of the Air Force Sustainment Center’s mission as the supporting command for readiness in the Air Force.
  • Fueling the Fight

    Senior Airman Thriston Noel, 351st Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, refuels an F-16 Fighting Falcon, 510th Fighter Squadron, from a KC-135R Stratotanker during BALTOPS exercise over Latvia, June 7, 2017. The U.S. Air Force is supporting this exercise with approximately 900 Airmen, eight F-16s from the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy,
  • Okies support Navy during RIMPAC

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM -- U.S. Navy F-18 Hornets receive fuel from a KC-135R Stratotanker from the 465th Air Refueling Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., while three more jets await refueling as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are
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