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  • Telework supplement continues to drive AFMC culture change

    The Air Force Materiel Command has developed supplemental guidance to the Air Force telework policy as part of ongoing efforts to lead the enterprise in workplace change.
  • Halloween festivities around Tinker

    Little ghouls and werewolves rejoice, Halloween is just around the corner! This year's base housing trick-or-treat hours will be Sunday, October 31, from 6 to 8 p.m., which mirrors Midwest City's hours. The 72nd Security Forces Squadron will have a lost child center set up at the Youth Center. If you need lost child or security assistance that evening, call the Security Forces Base Defense Operations Center at 405-734-3737. As in Halloweens past, parents and trick-or-treaters alike should remember to exercise safety when heading out on Halloween night.
  • ‘You got here first!’ Tinker reduces reserved parking spots

    Shoppers visiting Tinker Air Force Base’s Exchange and Commissary will now have an easier time finding a parking space, especially junior enlisted Airmen. Col. G. Hall Sebren Jr., 72nd Air Base Wing commander, directed that reserved parking spaces for senior leaders be reduced and dedicated spaces for junior enlisted Airmen be added. Base facilities such as the Commissary and Exchange normally have reserved parking spots that are assigned to senior leaders such as chief master sergeants, colonels and general officers.
  • 448th SCMW members run in Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon

    On Oct. 3, 2021, five members of the 448th Supply Chain Management Wing ran to remember the 168 who died in the 1995 Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing by participating in the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon as a relay team.
  • 76th SWEG team takes the lead in Air Force high profile research project

    The 76th Software Engineering Group has a few highly specialized and advanced teams working on cutting edge technologies and advancements for the Air Force. One of those teams is Xanatos Gambit, a team of eight individuals who are making big splashes in the field of embedded development and hardware emulation. The main strategy the XG team uses as they think about the necessary digital transformation of embedded development is: “Think Big, Start Small, Scale Fast.” 
  • Re-branded DEIA office targets removing barriers to employment opportunity

    Ensuring the current structure is named accordingly for all aspects of opportunity, the Air Force Materiel Command has rebranded the office charged with leading the efforts across the enterprise, resulting in a new “DEIA” acronym that encompasses diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility as mission imperatives.
  • Tinker department earns elite status for fire protection

    When it comes to fire protection, Tinker Fire and Emergency Services is in a class all by itself. The department recently became the first in the Air Force to achieve the International Organization for Standardization’s Class 1 distinction. In fact, there is only one other Class 1 organization in the Department of Defense and five in the state of Oklahoma.
  • Fiscal year 21 drives innovation, readiness across command, enterprise

    The Air Force Materiel Command executed more than $68.5 billion across all funding areas in fiscal year 2021, closing out the year 99.9% obligated despite challenges related to COVID-19, Operation Allies Refuge and Welcome, underfunded enterprise programs, innovation needs and more.
  • Air Force announces changes for enlisted promotion recommendation points

    Air Force officials recently announced changes to the Enlisted Evaluation System’s promotion recommendation point matrix.
  • Idea earns sustainment center civilian a Spark Tank semi-finalist spot

    A simple idea to add a QR code to a Department of Defense form could bring major improvements in tracking aircraft parts and other ordered assets across the globe.
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