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Default Air Force Logo Memorial service held for Tinker Airman
A memorial service was held at the Tinker Chapel Nov. 25 for Senior Airman Donovan White from the 963rd Airborne Air Control Squadron.Airman White, 22, was killed in a motorcycle accident on Veterans Day.The chapel was filled with family and friends, there to say their final goodbyes and to comfort one another.The eulogy was given by his friends
0 12/05
2014
First Sergeant Rebecca Edwards, with the Oklahoma Army National Guard, admires the statue which was made in her honor during the Women’s Veterans Monument unveiling at Patriot Park in Del City Tuesday. The monument features five women, representing each military branch, holding hands to show sisterhood. Committee members wanted to not only depict women in the five main military branches, but also Citizen-Soldiers in the National Guard. The monument also includes names and dates of service of the Del City military members who died in foreign wars. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) Veterans Day Festivities

0 11/21
2014
Commanders and chiefs from the 552nd Air Control Wing compete in the push up competition during the Chief and Commander Physical Fitness challenge at the base track Oct. 27. Command teams from the wing, groups and squadrons competed in a combined PT Test to build camaraderie and teamwork in their units. The 552nd Air Control Group team of Chief Master Sgt. Tom Chimenski and Col. Michael Homola took top honors in the challenge. (Air Force photo by Karla Bickley) 552nd ACW PT Challenge

0 11/21
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Default Air Force Logo 552 ACW Airman Among 2014 Defense Disability Award Winners
The Department of the Air Force recently received the Secretary of Defense trophy for the best disability program among large military components for the third consecutive year.The 34th Annual Department of Defense Disability awards ceremony was hosted by Jessica L. Wright, the under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness, who honored the
0 11/21
2014
From left, Staff Sgt. Matthew Fulce, Airman 1st Class Frederick Thomas, 2nd Lt. Dawid Grzybowski, Airman 1st Class Ryan O’Gallager and Airman 1st Class Azelia Robinson are the first graduates of the new Air Force-wide E-3 Intelligence Initial Qualification Course. These five Airmen from the 552nd Air Control Wing graduated from the course Oct. 21. (Air Force photo by Darren D. Heusel) First class graduates from new AF intelligence course
The 552nd Air Control Wing's Operations Support Squadron recently graduated its first class from the new Air Force-wide E-3 Intelligence Initial Qualification Course.Lt. Col. Jeffrey Jennings, 552nd OSS commander, said the new course will improve upon what was formerly a generalized initial qualification course for signals intelligence
0 11/10
2014
Gen. Gilmary Michael Hostage III, commander of Air Combat Command The end of a season: ACC's top leader reflects on service
The plaques and awards have been taken down. The family pictures are gone and the walls are bare.  After 37 years of service and more moves than he cares to count, Gen. Mike Hostage, commander of Air Combat Command, has packed up his office for the last time."I can't believe it's been 37 years," Hostage said. "I feel like I just got started."Though
0 11/06
2014
Default Air Force Logo Tinker sergeant to receive DOD award
An Airman assigned to the 552nd Air Control Wing at Tinker Air Force Base has been named the Outstanding Service Member with a Disability Award winner for 2014 for the entire Department of Defense.Tech. Sgt. Chad Molenhour is due to accept the award on Oct. 30 in Washington, D.C."Recognition outside of this outstanding wing, especially at the DOD
0 10/24
2014
E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft belonging to the 552nd Air Control Wing at Tinker and the NATO E-3s at Geilenkirchen, Germany, will soon be getting upgraded avionics and cockpit displays. (Air Force photo by Darren D. Heusel) DRAGON 'fires up' for flight
The U.S. Air Force and NATO are undergoing a cooperative development effort -- known as the DRAGON program -- to upgrade the avionics and cockpit displays of the E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft belonging to the 552nd Air Control Wing at Tinker and the NATO E-3s at Geilenkirchen, Germany.DRAGON stands for Diminishing
0 10/20
2014
Lt. Col. Carol O’Neil, center, is all smiles as she accepts the guidon from Col. Alain Poisson, 552nd Operations Group commander, shortly after assuming command of the 965th Airborne Air Control Squadron during a ceremony Oct. 2 in Bldg. 230, Dock 2. Colonel O’Neil replaces Lt. Col. Anthony Kleiger, right, who will be headed to United States Pacific Command at Camp Smith, Hawaii, to work in operations there. Colonel O’Neil had previously served as the 552nd Air Control Wing director of staff. Colonel Poisson presided over the ceremony attended by a host of family, friends and co-workers. (Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Kristopher Gooden) Lt. Col. O’Neil assumes command of 965th AACS

0 10/20
2014
Default Air Force Logo Former 552 ACW commander to be inducted into Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame
A former commander of the 552nd Air Control Wing and two World War II fighter pilots who later served in the Air Force will be inducted into the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame next month.The induction ceremony, which will recognize seven other honorees, will be held Nov. 8 at the Oklahoma Tower Hotel, formerly the Marriott, at 3233 Northwest
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2014
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