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  • 552nd ACW celebrates Hispanic Heritage month

    To honor Hispanic Heritage Month, an all Hispanic aircrew with the 552nd Air Control Wing flew a heritage mission and training sortie over New Mexico Oct. 12.This marked the first time Tinker’s flying wings have ever had an all Hispanic crew, comprised of Airmen across all of the wing's flying squadrons.The sortie had 30 members from three groups
  • 552nd ACW commander sets sights on culture change

    To say Col. Keven Coyle’s first 90 days in command of the 552nd Air Control Wing have been eventful is an understatement.In addition to hosting many visitors -- including the Chief of Staff of the Air Force and the commander of Air Combat Command -- the wing held exercises to test capabilities, discovered “easy fix” kinds of things and faced
  • October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    This year’s theme is “America’s Recovery: Powered by Inclusion.”
  • SafeTALK: New suicide prevention training offered at Hill

    SafeTALK – Suicide Alertness For Everyone; Tell, Ask, Listen and KeepSafe – is a suicide prevention program designed to teach Airmen and Guardians, federal employees and family members to recognize people who might be having thoughts of suicide. Through the safeTALK training sessions, people learn how to connect the individual at risk to suicide first aid and intervention caregivers for assistance.
  • Myths and facts about the vax — debunking common COVID-19 vaccine myths

    The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated across the Department of Defense and despite its demonstrated effectiveness and safety, a host of myths have left some Airmen and Guardians hesitant to receive it. While social media posts and some news outlets may make it harder to keep up with what is fact or fiction, the science is clear … approved COVID-19 vaccines work.
  • Air Force Women’s Initiative Team champions women’s health care

    The Air Force’s Women’s Initiative Team has multiple lines of effort addressing barriers through policy change. The members of the WIT’s Female-Specialized Health Care Programs have a vision to build an Air Force health care system that strengthens high quality women’s care.
  • Department of the Air Force releases reports on Racial Disparity Review update, second disparity review

    The Department of the Air Force released a progress update on the Inspector General Independent Racial Disparity Review and a second disparity review report Sept. 9.
  • Department of Defense Guidance for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Vaccination Attestation and Screening Testing for Unvaccinated Personnel

    Today, the Department of Defense released Force Health Protection Guidance (Supplement 23) which provides guidance for implementing additional force health protection and workplace safety measures directed by the White House Safer Federal Workforce Task Force to reduce the transmission of the virus that causes the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
  • Retiring after four decades of dedicated service

    After 40 years of dedicated government service, Carol E. Drink, the 552 Air Control Network Squadron’s Requirements and Resources chief will celebrate her retirement on Aug. 27, 2021 at the Tinker Air Force Base Event Center.Since her promotion in 2020, Drink has ensured the overall configuration management and sunset of several legacy E-3 system
  • DAF Joint Statement on Afghanistan Airport attack

    On behalf of the entire Department of the Air Force, our heartfelt sympathies go to the loved ones of the brave American service members killed and wounded in today’s terrorist attacks in Afghanistan. Our hearts are heavy for their sacrifice as they endeavored to bring hope to thousands seeking a better life.