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  • Air Force provides WAPS testing guidance

    Air Force officials announced that the Weighted Airman Promotion System testing is postponed through May 11.
  • CSAF letter to commanders

    Every one of you is dealing with the COVID-19 virus and the latest movement restrictions directed by Defense Secretary Mark Esper. Many of you will likely have an individual on your base or in your community who will test positive for the virus in the weeks ahead.
  • Goldfein emphasizes protecting force from COVID-19 while fulfilling all missions, operational priorities

    Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David L. Goldfein said March 18 there have been seven confirmed cases of the new coronavirus to date among active-duty personnel, but that the Air Force is “still conducting global missions … which is priority one.”
  • Commissaries adjust shopping limits, implement ‘No ID touching,’ begin 100% ID checks and prepare for suspension of early bird hours

    The Defense Commissary Agency announced several operational policies to help stores better serve customers during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.
  • Tinker AFB is now in HPCON Bravo

    Tinker AFB is now in HPCON Bravo.  We have zero confirmed COVID-19 cases at Tinker.  Following is a list of installation actions we are implementing to protect our Tinker community: - Canceled Events:  All non-mission large gathering events greater than 50 attendees are canceled until 11 May in line with Center for Disease Control & Prevention
  • COVID-19 Release

    In an abundance of caution, Tinker Air Force Base is taking precautionary steps in accordance with the Department of Defense and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).Service members and family members arriving from, or returning from high-risk areas, will be placed under a 14-day
  • Spring Break, COVID-19, and You

    Tinker Air Force Base continues to monitor the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the potential  impact it may have on our Tinker Family and the local community.  Many schools in Oklahoma will be closed for Spring Break next week and many families take that time to travel to visit family, amusement parks, or travel to Europe to experience historical
  • Coronavirus Disease: What you should know

    There is currently no vaccine to prevent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. However, as a reminder, CDC always recommends everyday preventive actions to help prevent the spread of respiratory diseases, including:
  • DOD Issues Flexible Instructions on Response to Coronavirus

    The Defense Department has issued instructions to the armed services and department heads on how to respond to the implications of the growing coronavirus outbreak.
  • Coronavirus: What providers, patients should know

    With news of the contagious and potentially deadly illness known as novel coronavirus grabbing headlines worldwide, military health officials say that an informed, common sense approach minimizes the chances of getting sick.Many forms of coronavirus exist among both humans and animals, but this new strain’s lethality has triggered considerable