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Col. André L. Kennedy, right, accepts command of the 552nd Maintenance Group from 552nd Air Control Wing Commander Col. Jay Bickley during an Aug. 13 ceremony. Colonel Kennedy replaces Col. Stella Smith, who retired after a 24-year Air Force career. (Air Force photo by Darren D. Heusel) Colonel Smith achieved high standards for 552nd MXG
Col. Stella Smith - who retired from the Air Force on Aug. 13 after a 24-year career -- established high standards for the 552nd Maintenance Group during the three years she was its commander.· The Average Maintenance Scheduling Effectiveness Rate climbed to 97.3 percent, surpassing the standard of 95 percent. Of 2,584 scheduled maintenance jobs,
0 10/25
2013
Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, left, and Brig. Gen. Donald Kirkland, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex commander, right, brief U.S. Representative Tom Cole, 4th District, Oklahoma, center left, and CNBCs chief Washington correspondent John Harwood, on the KC-135 programmed depot maintenance line at the OC-ALC. The congressman visited Tinker Sept. 3, toured areas of the maintenance complex and met with the installation?s senior leaders. CNBC is following the congressman?s visit to his home district for a special report. (U.S. Air Force photo by Darren D. Heusel) Representative Cole makes Tinker visit

0 10/25
2013
Airman 1st Class Clint Grunalt, who performs hydraulic maintenance on the E-3 “Sentry” Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft for the 552nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, kisses his wife, Sarah, soon after returning to Tinker Air Force Base Wednesday from a six-month deployment to Southwest Asia with about 135 other fellow Airmen, primarily from the 963rd Airborne Air Control Squadron. Also attending the homecoming were Airman Grunalt’s parents, John and Dawn Grunalt, and his sister, Ashlynn, who drove all the way from Sterling Heights, Mich., to welcome home their son and brother. Airman Grunalt’s grandmother, Mary Jo, made the trip from Amarillo, Texas, as well. Also on hand were a host of Airman Grunalt’s in-laws from Warr Acres, as well as several friends. (Air Force photo by Darren Heusel) Welcome Home

0 10/25
2013
Col. Jay Bickley, 552nd Air Control Wing commander, second from left, was among several senior leaders who turned out Oct. 9 to greet Airmen from his wing returning from a six-month deployment to Southwest Asia. The Airmen were comprised mostly from the 963rd Airborne Air Control Squadron. (Air Force photo by Darren D. Heusel) Tinker Airmen return home from SW Asia
Approximately 135 Airmen from Tinker who returned Oct. 9 from a six-month absence were met by about an equal number of family members, friends and military colleagues.The Airmen were greeted with hand-lettered signs, balloons, warm embraces, handshakes, whoops and shouts by a crowd who gathered in the parking lot just east of Bldg. 255.The Airmen,
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2013
Default Air Force Logo 552nd ACW commander aims to help make America’s Wing better, stronger
Twenty-one years ago and fresh out of pilot training a young second lieutenant began his Air Force career at the 552nd Air Control Wing. In mid-June, he returned as a colonel to lead America's Wing.Although the atmosphere is different than when his career began in 1992, Col. Jay Bickley said he brings a wealth of information to the job and can
0 8/06
2013
Col. John J. Cooper, Commander, 552nd Operations Group passes the guidon for the 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron to Lt. Col. Keven P. Coyle. Previously, Lt. Col. Coyle was the Director of Operations of the 968th Expeditionary Air Control Squadron, Al Dhafra AB, United Arab Emirates. Lt. Col. Coyle assumes command of the 960th from Lt. Col. Michael S. Smith who is heading to up to the 552nd Operations Group as Deputy Group Commander. (Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Joel D. Andren) New commander at 960th AACS

0 7/29
2013
Default Air Force Logo Combat Air Forces, 552 ACW, to resume flying
In response to a decision by Congress to return combat flying units to full status after a three-month hiatus, the 552nd Air Control Wing has received additional flying hours from Air Combat Command, their higher headquarters, the wing's Operations Group commander has confirmed."The additional hours are sufficient to return the wing to full Combat
0 7/22
2013
Default Air Force Logo Airman guilty of AWOL, drug counts
A Tinker Airman admitted Monday that he went AWOL earlier this year in an attempt to evade preferral on multiple drug charges.Airman Gary D. Moore of the 552nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron pleaded guilty to being absent without leave and unlawful use of methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, and MDMA, commonly known as ecstasy.The judge presiding over
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2013
Default Air Force Logo National commission to visit 13 bases, Tinker included
The "National Commission on the Structure of the Air Force" is planning to visit 13 Air Force locations, including Tinker. The visits began Tuesday at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J.Appointed by the FY13 National Defense Authorization Act, the commission is reviewing the Air Force's structure to determine if and how it should be changed to
0 7/22
2013
Default Air Force Logo Air Force excepts civilians affected by recent tornadoes from furlough
The Air Force announced Monday, that civilian employees whose homes were destroyed or rendered uninhabitable by the recent Oklahoma tornadoes will be "excepted" from administrative furlough.While most Air Force civilian employees received their notices May 28, Tinker Air Force Base delayed notifying their employees until Monday to ensure all
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2013
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