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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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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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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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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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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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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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Volunteers from Pratt & Whitney, 72nd Civil Engineering-Housing, 552nd Air Control Wing and even a couple of military spouses and their children helped Natural Resources personnel in a trash cleanup of the Urban Greenway area around base housing and the Scissortail Trail area April 28. Two cubic yards of trash and debris were removed from the area, which was a vast improvement from 2014, the first year Natural Resources held a voluntary cleanup of the area, when they collected 33 cubic yards. (Air Force photo by Kelly White) Keeping Tinker free of debris
Volunteers from Pratt & Whitney, 72nd Civil Engineering-Housing, 552nd Air Control Wing and even a couple of military spouses and their children helped Natural Resources personnel in a trash cleanup of the Urban Greenway area around base housing and the Scissortail Trail area April 28. Two cubic yards of trash and debris were removed from the area,
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Tech Sgt. Eric Crotsley of the 552nd Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, competes in the open division of the Multigun Nationals on April 12-17 in Boulder City, Nev. Crotsley finished 11th. (Courtesy photo) 552nd AMXS shooter excels in tourney
A member of the 552nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base recently finished 11th out of 60 competitors in the open division at the Multi-Gun Nationals in Boulder City, Nev.Tech. Sgt. Eric Crotsley, the 552nd AMXS section chief, competed as part of the four-person U.S. Air Force Action Pistol Team. The April 12-17 tournament was
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Canadian Hockey Team captain, Andrew, left, and U.S. captain David, will help guide their squads May 12 at the Blazers Ice Center 8000 S. Interstate Road, in Oklahoma City.  The ninth annual CAN/US Cup will begin at 6 p.m. for bragging rights among the 552nd Air Control Wing colleagues. Ninth CAN/US Cup puck drops on May 12
Both the Canadian and U.S. team captains are predicting a competitive ice war this month in the ninth annual CAN/US Cup hockey spectacular. “I think it’s going be a completely different game this year because there are different skaters and different skating abilities on both sides,” American captain David said. “It should be a really close game
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Default Air Force Logo 552nd OSS Simulation Training Program named best in Air Combat Command for 2016
The 552nd Operational Support Squadron’s (OSS) Simulation Training Program was recently named the best in Air Combat Command (ACC) for 2016. “This is the third year in a row that the unit has been recognized,” said Lt Col Ryan Fleishauer, Commander of the 552nd OSS. “This award is a reflection of the work, dedication, and incredible talent that
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