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INCLEMENT WEATHER is expected today. The risk for storms heightens in the afternoon and early evening, so be sure to be prepared and stay weather aware.
Getting a passport photo is so easy it will leave you daydreaming of places you want to go, but they'll never send you.
Stop by the BX today to donate to or get more information on the Air Force Assistance Fund. They’re here until 1300! https://www.afassistancefund.org/
With 46 days til the #TinkerAirShow, we take a deeper look inside the past, present and future of one of the largest @usairforce installations in the world. https://www.tinker.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1815035/okc-leaders-vision-of-airfield-thrives/
#DidYouKnow that April 15 has been the filing deadline for federal income taxes since 1955? Happy #TaxDay, and happy Monday!
Because kids serve, too!
Members of the Tinker Fire and Emergency Services demonstrate forcible entry procedures for Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets from Southeast and Crooked Oak High Schools. The cadets spent the day touring various locations on base.
Have you seen it and wondered what's going on here? The 72nd Air Base Wing Headquarters is lit-up with purple lights in recognition of April being Month of the Military Child. #purpleup
UPDATE: The Tinker Gate has resumed normal operating status.
Gate closure notice: The Tinker Gate (near 29th Street and Air Depot Blvd.) is currently closed until further notice. Please do not use gate for access or departure and find an alternate gate. Currently, traffic is being redirected to Eaker Gate. Gott Gate and Lancer Gate are open 24 hours.
"Thank you" will never be enough.
April 2 is dedicated to raising awareness of autism and today we #LightItUpBlue. We raise awareness to celebrate and embrace our differences. #WorldAutismAwarenessDay
Today, 72nd Air Base Wing Commander Col. Bell and CMSgt. Erb proclaimed the month of April to be Month of the Military Child. First established in 1986, Month of the Military Child pays tribute to military children for their commitment, sacrifices and unconditional support of our service memebers - their parent(s). #purpleup!
You never know what the weather is going to do in Oklahoma. Do your best to stay ahead and be prepared for any inclement weather.
You've seen the dome, and you've heard the engines, but what does the AWACS and the 552d Air Control Wing actually do? This month we feature Col. Geoffrey Weiss, the 552nd Commander, on our podcast. Learn all about it on this month's Tinker Talks! Cc: Air Combat Command
Momentum is picking up! In October, the Secretary of the Air Force announced that TINKER would be the hub of sustainment for the United States Air Force's newest bomber, the B-21 Raider. This week we learned that Ellsworth Air Force Base has been selected as the first base to receive the B-21. Our mission is expanding and we are excited about it. Won't you join us?
Could you imagine coming to work and finding out you have to design a new tool in less than 12 hours? Way to go Fuel Systems!
FTAC goes beyond the gates of Tinker, as Airmen learn about and connect with the surrounding communities. https://www.dvidshub.net/news/315206/program-works-first-impressions

552 acw priorities - p.r.i.d.e.

People - Airmen taking care of Airmen, DEAR (Development, Empowerment, Accountability, Recognition)

Readiness - Training to win today's fight and tomorrow's, combat capability now and into the future

Innovation - Never satisfied with the status quo, finding smarter, better ways/means to do the mission

Drive - Motivation, warrior spirit, can-do attitude

Excellence - Our Core Value, never settling for good enough; what we do, we do better then anyone else

 

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552 acw MISSION/vision

Mission - The 552 ACW mission is to train, develop, and employ combat-ready Airmen and weapon systems to deliver decisive Command of the Air supporting America's national security priorities.

Vision -  America's Wing - Innovative, Professional, Warriors delivering Command of the Air, Anytime, Anywhere.

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4421 Air Depot Blvd.
Bldg. 7005
Tinker AFB, Okla 73145 
(405) 739-2026