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Col. Jay Bickley, 552nd Air Control Wing commander, helps some Operation K.U.D.O.S. attendees adjust their “warrior” masks during their briefing before they deployed to Camp Courage April 12. Children reported for duty at their designated chalk times to go through the personnel deployment function line, where they received their deployment supplies, then were briefed by base leaders, who explained how deployments work. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) Operation K.U.D.O.S. a success

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U.S. Air Force Capt. Christopher K. Jordan, 968th Expeditionary Airborne Air Control Squadron E-3/B Sentry pilot, scans the horizon while flying a combat sortie in support of Afghanistan Presidential Elections, April 4, 2014, over Afghanistan. The crew of the E-3/B flew the sortie marking the 968th EAACS's 4,000th combat sortie, since March 2007, when the squadron began combat operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation New Dawn and Operation Enduring Freedom. Jordan, a Little River, Kan. native, is deployed from the 963rd Airborne Air Control Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Ok. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Jason Robertson/Released) Deployed AWACS squadron flies 4,000th combat sortie
On April 5, the 968th Expeditionary Airborne Air Control Squadron flew their 4,000th combat sortie, a milestone that began in 2007."This accomplishment is not only a testament to the aircrews and staff that have rotated through the AOR, but also a phenomenal feat for AWACS maintainers," said Air Force Lt. Col. Ed Goebel, 968th EAACS commander and a
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U.S. goalie Steven Bell recorded a shutout against the Canadians in the sixth annual Can/Am Cup March 28. Bell was the game’s MVP. (Air Force photos by Chad Jespersen) U.S. shuts out Canada in 552nd ACW Can/Am Cup
With talk of the Cold War warming up again, American goalie Steven Bell added one more indication on March 28 that it might be back: He resurrected the Iron Curtain.Bell stopped more than a dozen shots in a 7-0 shutout of the Canadian Detachment Flyers in the sixth annual 552nd Air Control Wing Can/Am Cup. The performance earned him MVP status,
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Lt. Col. Antonio Alvarado addresses the crowd shortly after assuming command of the 963rd Airborne Air Control Squadron from Lt. Col. Walter Hattemer, far right, in a ceremony March 14 in Bldg. 230, Dock 2. Also pictured is Col. John J. Cooper, 552nd Operations Group commander, who presided over the ceremony. Colonel Alvarado previously served as director of Operations for the 964th AACS. (Air Force photo by Darren D. Heusel) 963rd AACS welcomes new commander

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Retired Maj. Gen. Rita Aragon, Oklahoma Secretary of Military and Veterans Affairs, holds up a Wonder Woman doll when discussing women in the “defense business,” or the “profession of arms,” during an address March 12 in the Team Tinker Auditorium. (Air Force photo by Darren D. Heusel) Retired general discusses women’s roles in Air Force heritage
Addressing approximately 400 Airmen March 12 in the Team Tinker Auditorium, retired Maj. Gen. Rita Aragon, Oklahoma Secretary of Military and Veterans Affairs, told those in attendance that today's women in the military would make Wonder Woman and even her own grandmother shake their heads in disbelief at the roles they are now performing."The
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Default Air Force Logo Tinker, community come together at annual Dining Out
The Tinker Club was decked out in elegance as service members and the local community celebrated the 41st annual Tinker and Community Dining Out March 1.The dining out, sponsored by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, served as a chance to enhance the relationship between Tinker and the local community and is patterned after a military
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An E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft prepares to launch in support of Amalgam Dart 2009 June 20 at McChord Air Force Base, Wash. Amalgam Dart is a field test of the Department of Defense's ability to rapidly deploy a total air integrated defense system in the United States in order to deter, detect and defeat airborne threats. The E-3 is from the 965th Airborne Air Control Squadron at Tinker AFB, Okla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jacob N. Bailey)

552 ACW commander discusses wing's future
The 4,600-member 552nd Air Control Wing would lose seven E-3 Sentry aircraft under the Air Force's proposed FY 2015 budget -- a move that would also reduce the overall size of the wing, said 552nd ACW Commander Col. Jay R. Bickley. The colonel spoke with his Airmen in several All-Calls this week about the budget outlook. The proposal is only the
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Proposed '15 budget drives Tinker changes Proposed FY15 Budget drives force structure changes at Tinker
The Air Force on March 10 announced multiple changes to associate units at Tinker as a result of the President's proposed Fiscal Year 2015 Defense Budget.The proposed actions include reductions in the 552nd Air Control Wing, inactivation of the Air Force Reserve Command's 513th Air Control Group, additions to the 507th Air Refueling Wing and a new
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Retired Lt. Col. Michael Sloniker shares his service heritage with approximately 200 members of the 552nd Air Control Wing and other members of Tinker Feb. 20 in the Team Tinker Auditorium. (Air Force photo by Darren D. Heusel) Vietnam vet shares heritage with Airmen
A retired lieutenant colonel, who served two tours in Vietnam shared his service heritage with about 200 Airmen from the 552nd Air Control Wing and other members of Team Tinker last week.Lt. Col. Michael E. Sloniker's appearance on Feb. 20 in the Team Tinker Auditorium was the latest in a line of guest speakers 552nd ACW Commander Col. Jay Bickley
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U.S. Air Force Col. Jay Bickley, 552nd Air Control Wing commander, speaks with Airmen from the 726th Air Control Squadron at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Feb. 5, 2014. The 726th ACS is one of three USAF active-duty control and reporting centers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Roy Lynch/Released) 552 ACW leadership visits remote unit
Leadership from the 552nd Air Control Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., visited and talked with Airmen from its geographically separated unit, the 726th Air Control Squadron, here Feb. 5-6. U.S. Air Force Col. Jay Bickley, 552nd ACW commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Avery Woolridge, 552nd ACW command chief, toured the 726th ACS to help the
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