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In accordance with Chapter 3 of AFI 84-105, commercial reproduction of this emblem is NOT permitted without the permission of the proponent organizational/unit commander. It's Official! Local Community Adopts 552 Air Control Wing
Papers were signed, formal resolutions read and a partnership was strengthened. The Del City Chamber of Commerce officially adopted the 552nd Air Control Wing during a ceremony held at the Chamber of Commerce building in Del City on April 18. Col Scott Forest, 552nd Air Control Wing vice commander accepted the resolution on behalf of the 552nd Air
0 5/31
2011
Lt. Col. Jon M. Rhone took command of the 728th Air Control Squadron from Lt Col. Dominic Setka, in a change of command ceremony at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., May 6th. Lt. Col. Rhone in as 728th ACS Commander
Lt. Col. Jon M. Rhone took command of the 728th Air Control Squadron from Lt Col. Dominic Setka, in a change of command ceremony at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., May 6th.The 728th ACS is a geographically separated unit that falls under the 552nd Air Control Wing.Col. Roger A. Brown commander, 552nd Air Control Group and presiding officer over the
0 5/31
2011
Lieutenant Col. Daniel E. Brant accepted command of the 966th Airborne Air Control Squadron from Lieutenant Col. Greg A. Kent in an official ceremony May 12. Lt. Col. Brant accepts Command of 966th AACS
Lieutenant Col. Daniel E. Brant accepted command of the 966th Airborne Air Control Squadron from Lieutenant Col. Greg A. Kent in an official ceremony May 12.Col. Gregory D. Roberts, commander, 552nd Operations Group, presided over the ceremony and applauded Colonel Kent, for his "amazing" work as the squadron commander. "You've done a phenomenal
0 5/31
2011
Tech. Sgt. Ledandrick Moore, 72nd Logistics Readiness Squadron, directs the driver of a loader after it delivered pallets for a 552nd Air Control Wing deployment to the cargo bay of a C-5 Globemaster from the 89th Airlift Squadron at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. (Air Force photo by Micah Garbarino) Total force effort to deploy 552nd ACW, support for Operation Odyssey Dawn
Several units on Tinker recently pulled together for a mass deployment of troops in less than one week. "Team Tinker has an "all in" dynamic relationship. Our total force Airmen truly act as one team in their dedication to accomplishing the mission. Because of their outstanding effort, we were able to deploy to the fight in an expeditious and safe
0 4/14
2011
Members of the 728th Air Control Squadron move and stand up VHF and UHF antennae at Duke Field April 1 prior to a 10-day exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Samuel King Jr.) 728th supports readiness exercise
Convoys of trucks rolled out the gates April 1 to begin a 10-day training exercise in two geographically separated locations.The convoys, belonging to the 728th Air Control Squadron, are supporting the squadron's first large-scale field training exercise in more than two years. One of only three combat-coded air control squadrons in Air Combat
0 4/14
2011
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Roy speaks with Airmen from the 552nd Air Control Wing Jan. 6, 2011, at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Dave Faytinger) Top enlisted Airman impressed during Tinker visit
The top enlisted Airman came here to speak with the Airmen Jan. 5-6. Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy delivered an important message centered on three focus areas - being ready for the joint/coalition fight, building resiliency and developing Airmen. But something else also happened.Tinker impacted him. During his hectic two-day visit,
0 1/18
2011
Due to the high demand for their unique capabilities, the E-3 Sentry AWACS aircraft have been deployed almost continually for the past 29 years. AWACS is pre-eminent symbol of American airpower
A 2010 edition of AIR FORCE MAGAZINE declared the E-3 Sentry (AWACS) "perhaps the pre-eminent symbol of American operational presence." But how much do you know about this aircraft, its history, roles, missions, capabilities and personnel?Brought to life in the 1970s, the E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) was originally
0 1/05
2011
Santa Claus made a special appearance at Tinker Dec. 11. After flying in on an E-3 Sentry, the jolly old elf visited with the children of the 552nd Air Control Wing. (Air Force photo by Ken LaFayette) Special guest helps 552nd ACW celebrate holidays
Answering a call for help, an E-3 Sentry pulled in front of Bldg. 289.The building, normally used for washing E-3s housed a crowd of anxious and excited children expecting an early Christmas surprise. On Dec 11, spouses and Airmen from the 552nd Air Control Wing joined forces to help children celebrate the Christmas season.Santa was the special
0 12/17
2010
The Electronic Systems Center is working on a next generation Identification Friend or Foe system for AWACS aircraft. 
Identifying friendly forces to become easier for AWACS
The Electronic Systems Center has achieved the next step in bringing an improved Identification Friend or Foe, or IFF, system capability to Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft.Currently AWACS provides situational awareness of friendly, neutral and hostile activity, along with early warning of enemy actions during joint, allied and
0 12/13
2010
In two separate and unique ceremonies the 552nd Air Control Wing welcomed two new commanders. Lt. Col. Peter Mykytyn assumed command of the 965th Airborne Air Control Squadron and the 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron publically welcomed Lt. Col. Felix Montero.

Two 552nd ACW squadrons welcome new commanders
In two separate and unique ceremonies Oct. 20, the 552nd Air Control Wing welcomed two new commanders. In the first ceremony, Lt. Col. Peter Mykytyn assumed command of the 965th Airborne Air Control Squadron. Col. Gregory Roberts, 552nd Operations Group commander, presided over the ceremony and had nothing but praises for his new squadron
0 12/09
2010
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