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  • Former 552nd ACW commander looking forward to celebrating wing’s heritage

    Ben T. Robinson knows a thing or two about the heritage of the 552nd Air Control Wing.After all, the retired brigadier general served as a captain pilot on the E-3 "Sentry" Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft back in the 1980s, returned to the wing for another stint as the Operations Group commander in the mid-'90s and eventually retired
  • Tinker Airman honored with room dedication at Tyndall

    Rare is the occasion when an Airman has a room named after him -- yet alone, while he's still alive and able to enjoy the fruits of his labor.But, that's precisely what transpired Sept. 5, when officials at Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida dedicated a room at its NCO academy in honor of Staff Sgt. Daniel Boggs, a software developer and analyst for
  • 552nd ACW Airmen return from deployment

    A 16-hour delay due to a commercial aircraft mechanical failure did little Monday to dampen the spirits of friends, family and co-workers who turned out en masse to Bldg. 289, or the "Wash Rack," to welcome home approximately 50 Airmen from the 552nd Air Control Wing from a six-month deployment to the Middle East.Anxiety, anticipation and perhaps
  • 552nd ACW Command Post battle cab undergoes organic and cost-efficient makeover

    Gone are the overhead fluorescent lights, the peeling beige textured wallpaper and walnut-stained trim. Gone is the 1970s ambience of the 552nd Air Control Wing command post battle cab. When an emergency occurs and Tinker's senior leadership gathers to take action, they now sit in a bright, modernized and eco-friendly room.The 700-square-foot room
  • Airman receives ACC award

    An Airman with the 552nd Air Control Wing at Tinker Air Force Base was lauded recently with a major command-level award.Staff Sgt. Ayanna Thomas was presented with the 2011 Air Combat Command Information Dominance Knowledge Operations Management Noncommissioned Officer of the Year Award by Col. Greg Guillot, 552nd ACW commander, prior to his