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Graphic rendering of the new 552nd Air Control Wing training facility’s consolidated simulator building. (Courtesy graphic rendering) PHOTOS: 552nd commanders change hands
Graphic rendering of the new 552nd Air Control Wing training facility’s consolidated simulator building. (Courtesy graphic rendering)
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Matthew Michael, 552nd MXS/AGE right fielder, connects for a base hit in the top of the third June 19 at Championship Field. (Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elliot Scott) Rangers rally in 5th, drop Shadows 12-11
Aaron Shultz’s double to shallow center in the fifth was just the nudge the 552nd Maintenance Squadron needed in the first game of Monday night’s intramural doubleheader against the Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron at Championship Field for a 12-11 win.With a six-run deficit after the fourth, the Rangers needed intervention. With one out and a
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2017
Default Air Force Logo Airman takes on Tinker: an ultra-runner’s quest for the 1.5-mile base record
His alarm clock broke the silence. It was three in the morning April 2, 2016. He made his way to the bathroom sink and washed the three or four hours of battled sleep from his face.His clothes were already laying out for him: combat running tights and shorts, black pro compression socks, a pair of running shoes and a white singlet. Dressed, he
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2017
Staff Sgt. Cheila, a medic with the 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron; Col. Chris Mathews, commander of the 72nd Aerospace Medicine Squadron; Lt. Col. Kristen Thompson, commander of the 960th AACS; Col. Christopher Grussendorf, commander of the 72nd Medical Group and Capt. Christopher, a flight surgeon with the 960th AACS, participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new flight line clinic in Bldg. 255 on May 18. The clinic is open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8 to 11 a.m. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) 552nd ACW cuts ribbon on new flight line clinic
In partnership with the 72nd Medical Group, the 552nd Air Control Wing recently opened a flight line clinic in the 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron.Providing value to the warfighter and fliers of the 552nd ACW, the new clinic meets medical needs nearest to the workplace, minimizes time spent outside the squadron or AWACS campus and improves
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2017
MXS’ Kyle Westerman attempts a par-3 putt on the eleventh hole as teammate Tyler Wilson watches quietly from behind at the Tinker Golf Course, May 31. (Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Elliott Scott) MXS’ short game puts brakes on OSS
It took just four holes recently to determine what sort of match play it would be between MXS and OSS at the Tinker Golf Club.Halfway through the back nine, 552nd Maintenance Squadron led by seven and was on their way to a 12-point sweep of Operations Support Squadron in a little more than four hours May 31.The battle was quietly won thanks largely
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2017
The MOF Hooligans gather around the spring 2017 intramural soccer championship trophy May 31 after defeating Security Forces 3-0. The team also won last season’s tournament in fall 2016. Names have been withheld in accordance with an Air Combat Command directive for the personal safety of its Airmen. (Air Force photo by John Parker) Hooligans clinch back-to-back championships
The MOF Hooligans seized their second base championship in a row in a convincing 3-0 shutout of 72nd Security Forces Squadron on May 31.The 552nd Air Control Wing Maintenance Operations Flight dominated the offensive momentum in the first half. Steady attacks paid off in the first score about 20 minutes in. MOF almost got their second goal a minute
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2017
Airman from the 726th Air Control Squadron unload the TYQ-23A Control and Reporting Center May 30, 2017, at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho. This is the first major weapons system upgrade the 726th has received in 20 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jeremy D. Wolff/Released) 726th ACS jumps into the future
The 726th Air Control Squadron received its first major Control and Reporting Center weapons system upgrade in 20 years here, May 30. The TYQ-23A Control and Reporting Center system replaces older and bulkier 1980s style operations modules, allowing command and control operators to control a section of air space and do battle management when called upon.
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2017
The 552nd Air Control Wing Canadian Detachment team lines up with the CAN/US Cup after defeating the Americans 5-1 in the ninth annual match-up at the Blazers Ice Center in Oklahoma City on May 12.  The series is now 6-3 Americans. Canadians reclaim cup in 5-1 romp
The Canadian Flyers launched an offensive blitz in the last period to deliver a lopsided rout of the Americans last Friday. With the 5-1 win, the 552nd Air Control Wing Canadian Detachment earned custody of the CAN/US Cup and full bragging rights for the next year at their new headquarters in Bldg. 255. Family members and fans crowded the ninth
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2017
Airmen stop woman from jumping off bridge Airmen stop woman from jumping off bridge
What started as an ordinary day for three Tinker airmen, soon turned into anything but ordinary. Their quick reaction and application of the Air Force’s Wingman concept saved a life May 10.  Captain Justin Phelps and 1st Lt. Camden Rogers of the 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron, 552nd Air Control Wing at Tinker Air Force Base, were returning to
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2017
Chief Master Sgt. Randy L. Kay II, superintendent of the 552nd Operations Group, was the guest speaker at the Community College of the Air Force Graduation May 4. 133 graduates received 141 degrees during the ceremony. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) Community College of the AF Graduation
Tinker graduates from the Community College of the Air Force received their diplomas during the spring’s formal ceremony May 4. The graduating class of 133 earned degrees in various fields, including aviation maintenance technology, criminal justice, human resource management, information systems technology and education and training management.The
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