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  • 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

  • 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

  • Sebren takes command of 72nd Air Base Wing

    The Wildcatters of the 72nd Air Base Wing welcomed a new commander on June 25, 2021. Col. G. Hall Sebren, Jr. accepted command of the wing from Air Force Sustainment Center Commander Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland during a ceremony at the Tinker Event Center. Sebren, who succeeds Col. Paul Filcek, is no

  • Tinker AFB remains a no fly zone for drones

    The 72nd Air Base Wing continues to prohibit the use of small Unmanned Aircraft Systems in restricted airspace in an effort to ensure the safety and security of the base personnel, facilities and aircraft.

  • Tinker to hold mass COVID vaccine clinic March 27

    The 72nd Medical Group has partnered with the Oklahoma County Public Health Department to do a mass COVID vaccination clinic on March 27 for FIRST DOSE of Moderna. The clinic will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Bldg. 1094 (the base medical treatment facility). Anyone 18 and older with base access

  • Tinker technical sergeant receives Bronze Star

    A technical sergeant from Tinker Air Force Base’s 72nd Operational Support Squadron received the Bronze Star Medal for his service in Syria and Iraq. Tech. Sgt. Joe Lopez Jr. received the decoration in a Jan. 13, 2021, ceremony held on Tinker’s diagonal Runway 13/31. From Oct. 10, 2019, to March 31,