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  • 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group returns final T-1A to training operations

    A fleet of hail-damaged T-1A “Jayhawk” trainers are now back in the air thanks to a unique repair and maintenance mission performed by the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.
  • Veterans Day message from the commander

    Veterans Day is a time to honor American veterans of all wars. Originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the signing of the armistice that ended World War I, it wasn’t until 1954 that the holiday became Veterans Day.From those who made daily sacrifices to those who fought and died, the men and women of our Armed Forces deserve our respect
  • OC-ALC completes ESPC project, earns ISO 50001 recertification

    The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex at Tinker Air Force Base completed a $243 million energy project in September and earned ISO 50001 recertification as part of the new energy saving improvements.
  • New OC-ALC commander ‘jazzed’ to be at Tinker

    Brig. Gen. Jeff King has long considered himself a customer of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex. As a career aircraft maintenance officer, he said he has seen the impact of OC-ALC from all around the Air Force. “They probably don’t see it or feel it here in Oklahoma, but they’re making a difference … from the Middle East, to Europe, to the Pacific or any one of our installations that generate air power with the weapon systems we support,” King said. So, when the Air Force sent King to Oklahoma from Hawaii in the middle of a global pandemic, King said he was, “really jazzed about joining the OC-ALC team.” He took command of the complex this past July, and says his first three months have reinforced his belief that readiness starts in our depots. He said the Complex is filled with proud Americans working hard, side-by-side to support our warfighters in the field.
  • Show some love, Combined Federal Campaign returns

    The Combined Federal Campaign is returning to Tinker Air Force Base for 2020, encouraging the Tinker community to “show some love.” The pledge drive, which runs through Jan. 15, allows service members; federal employees; federal and military retirees and federal contractors across the government to contribute to their choice of over 20,000 charities.
  • B-1B Integrated Battle Station modification completed

    An eight-year project to install the Integrated Battle Station on the B-1B Lancer fleet has been completed ahead of schedule. Sixty aircraft went through the modification process that began in late 2012 and was completed in September 2020. The Integrated Battle Station was developed as three separate modifications: Fully Integrated Data Link, Vertical Situational Display Unit and Central Integrated Test System. “During development, it became obvious that modifying the same aircraft three times would be detrimental to aircraft availability and would create numerous aircraft configurations,” said William Barnes, B-1B Systems Program Manager, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center. “Thus Integrated Battle Station was born.” The Integrated Battle Station was the largest, most complicated modification ever performed on the B-1 and it gave the flight deck a whole new look.
  • 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.
  • AFSC Commander visits 72nd MDG

    Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, center, and Chief Master Sgt. David Flosi, AFSC command chief, visited the 72nd Medical Group's (MDG) clinic at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Aug. 5, 2020. The visit allowed Kirkland and Flosi to gain a better understanding of how the 72nd MDG has protected the health and safety of the Tinker workforce while balancing the mission during the COVID pandemic.
  • Tinker units collaborate, produce first 3-D printed engine component

    Members of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, an Air Force Sustainment Center wing, have produced the first additively manufactured metal component successfully tested on a U.S. Air Force aircraft engine, a significant milestone for future sustainment of aircraft like the E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System and the B-52 Stratofortress.
  • CSAF visits Team Tinker, highlights critical COVID-19 response to warfighter

    Gen. David Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the Air Force, visited Tinker Air Force Base on June 8, 2020, to experience in-depth and observe the operations within the Air Force Sustainment Center and the 552nd Air Control Wing that have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
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