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  • Family of deployed 552 ACW member honored by VA

    Christmas came early this year for one Tinker family when the Oklahoma City Veteran Experience Team with the Department of Veteran Affairs Health Care System honored a family with a deployed member with a holiday celebration on Dec. 19 at the OKC-VAHCS.Rebecca and Bella Gunner, the family of Staff Sgt. Joshua Gunner of the 552nd Air Control Wing
  • Having the confidence to save a life outside the emergency room

    “I heard a breath--a gasp--leave his body,” said Master Sgt. Charles Phillips, 705th Combat Training Squadron superintendent. “There was no confidence in my body at that moment. I had to do CPR on this guy or he was not going to live.”
  • Acclaimed speaker Dr. Eric Thomas motivates Airmen

    Acclaimed motivational speaker Eric Thomas “ET,” Ph.D., spent the morning of Dec. 7 sharing his own personal story mixed with inspirational messaging to a crowd of more than 400. He emphasized to Airmen they should continue to bring excellence to their jobs during his “Take Control: Respect the Process” presentation at the Tinker Club at Tinker Air
  • Tinker’s STEM Explorer Post tours E-3 Sentry and base

    The Tinker Engineers and Scientists Leadership Association at Tinker Air Force Base is working closely with about 20 youth, ages 14-20, who have joined Tinker’s Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics Explorer Post.The co-ed STEM Explorer Post was organized in September by Tinker AFB’s TESLA volunteers. Co-leaders of the troop, Capt. Sean
  • Gate changes, Dec. 14

    - Piazza Gate becomes truck traffic only - Truck Gate closes - Gott Gate opens
  • Air Force Secretary announces Tinker home for B-21 Raider maintenance

    Tinker Air Force Base has been selected as the maintenance hub for the B-21 Raider — a new Air Force bomber expected to be delivered in the mid-2020s.Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson announced the decision Nov. 16 in a media opportunity at the base. She said Tinker AFB was selected because of its experience and expertise in large aircraft
  • Diamond Sharp Award Winners

    Each quarter, Tinker’s First Sergeants Council recognizes outstanding Airmen who set the standard among their peers and make a difference in their organizations across Team Tinker. The Airmen are handpicked by their respective squadron first sergeants for excellence and superb performance in daily operations.Airman 1st Class Pamela HernandezUnit:
  • Photos: ACC Commander Gen. Mike Holmes visits Tinker

    Gen. Mike Holmes, commander Air Combat Command, gave high-fives and fist-bumps to the members of the 965th Airborne Air Control Squadron as they lined their hallways for his visit Nov. 1. Holmes visited the 552nd Air Control Wing's operational and maintenance groups to gain a better perspective of flying unit operations, working environments and
  • 552nd Air Control Wing from Tinker Air Force Base Supports NATO Exercise Trident Juncture 18 in Norway

    An E-3 Sentry aircraft from the 552nd Air Control Wing located Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, took part in missions supporting NATO Exercise Trident Juncture 18, Oct. 31, 2018.The E-3 Sentry is an Airborne Warning and Control System, or AWACS, which is a powerful airborne search and track radar system that provides all-weather surveillance,
  • 552nd ACW supports Hurricane Florence relief efforts

    An E-3 Sentry aircraft from the 552nd Air Control Wing’s 960th Airborne Air Control Squadron launched out of Tinker Air Force Base Saturday morning in support of Hurricane Florence relief efforts. The aircraft, with a crew of 19, will be on station for an extended period flying off the coast of North Carolina.According to Maj. Zeb Birdwell, Mission