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  • 605th TES, Det 1 welcomes new commander

    The 605th Test and Evaluation Squadron, Detachment 1 welcomed their new commander, Maj. Katherine Maier, during a change of command ceremony, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, June 13.

  • 552 ACW Warriors Return From Deployment

    More than 200 operators and maintenance members of the 552nd Air Control Wing returned home to Tinker Air Force Base Saturday, April 16, 2022 from a deployment to Southwest Asia.

  • Whales & Tales

    It’s not every day you get the opportunity to shadow the crew of an E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System Aircraft. During Red Flag 22-1 my colleague, Meagan Hannon, and I had the chance to experience a day in the life of a 964th Airborne Air Control Squadron member. The advanced aerial exercise

  • Checkered Flag 22-1 comes to a close at Tyndall AFB

    Checkered Flag, hosted by the 325th Fighter Wing, is one of the DoD’s largest air-to-air exercises. It serves to integrate fourth and fifth-generation aircraft to train and test enhanced mobility, pre-deployment qualifications, and rapid response employment capabilities of pilots and aircrew.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.