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  • 38th Contracting Squadron is inactivated and reassigned

    The 38th Contracting Squadron of Joint Base San Antonio, Lackland Air Force Base, TX and its operating location at Tinker Air Force Base held an inactivation ceremony on June 30 at Tinker AFB. On Aug. 3, 2020, 38 CONS was reassigned to the Acquisition Management Integration Center without resource movement. The final realignment into AMIC’s
  • Agile Thunder exercised across the miles

    Exercise Agile Thunder 21-02, a tri-wing exercise, concluded March 13 after multiple active duty Airmen successfully completed their training to rapidly deploy, fight and win.The 552nd Air Control Wing and 72nd Air Base Wing at Tinker Air Force Base, the 75th ABW and 729th Air Control Squadron at Hill AFB, Utah, and the 726th ACS at Mountain Home
  • Black history AWACS flight honors Tuskegee Airmen

    Members of the 552nd Air Control Wing made history of their own March 4 as they honored the heritage of black aviators. An all-Black aircrew participated in an E-3 Airborne Warning and Control Systems sortie.
  • 2020 Vice Chief’s Challenge winners announced

    The challenge, which launched in February 2020, focused on identifying time-consuming tasks that provide the least direct value to generating combat effects; proposing innovative solutions to streamline current processes through the novel application of technology; and partnering directly with Headquarters Air Force to bring Airmen’s voices to ongoing efforts, including solution-generation and beta-testing of cutting-edge technologies that return time to Airmen.
  • KC-46 tests command and control during ABMS onramp 3

    The 605th Test and Evaluation Squadron, Detachment 1 from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, participated in the most recent Advanced Battle Management System onramp experiment during exercise Valiant Shield at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, September 15-25, 2020.
  • 605 TES, Det 1 provides tactical command and control during Astral Knight

    The 605th Test and Evaluation Squadron (TES), Detachment 1, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, recently participated in Astral Knight 20, a U.S. Air Forces Europe (USAFE)-led integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) exercise in Germany and Poland.
  • AFMC, AFGSC establish Weapons System Lead Wing Collaboration Program

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch, Jr., AFMC Commander, and Gen. Timothy M. Ray, AFGSC Commander, cosigned a memorandum aimed at developing deeper collaboration between the program offices and operational wings, providing a venue for acquisition and operational Airmen to gain insight into each other’s communities, while creating a culture of continuous cooperation, collaboration and innovation.
  • ACC commander visits flying wings

    Gen. Mike Holmes, the commander of Air Combat Command, recently visited ACC flying wings one last time to connect with Airmen and aircrews. The visit was planned to provide commander’s intent regarding training priorities, share information about recent mishaps with instructors and leaders, and update Airmen on challenges facing ACC and the Air Force.
  • 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 ceremony remotely.
  • 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.
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