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  • Tinker Talks Podcast: Caribbean American Heritage Month

    On this episode of Tinker Talks, we’re discussing National Caribbean American Heritage Month 2024, recognized throughout the month of June. National Caribbean American Heritage Month has been designated by Presidential Proclamation since 2006. The month honors Caribbean American people's rich

  • Tinker Talks Podcast: PTSD Awareness Month

    June is National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month and we’re talking about it on this episode of Tinker Talks.PTSD Awareness Month is dedicated to spreading awareness to PTSD and to encourage those struggling with symptoms of PTSD to seek treatment. Maj. Carla Turrentine, 72nd Medical

  • 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

  • Air Force Sustainment Center changes command

    Having served previously as the deputy commander of the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, the vice commander of the center and the commander of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, Miller is experienced in sustainment center operations and the Art of the Possible methodology used within the center to

  • 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

  • Briggs takes command of Det 1, 605 TES

    Lt. Col. Dameion Briggs assumed command of Detachment 1, 605th Test and Evaluation Squadron from Lt. Col. Scott Gregg during a virtual change of command ceremony at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, on June 2. Lt. Col. Carly Sims, commander of the 605th TES, Hurlburt Field, Florida, presided over the