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  • Lt. Col. Dozois takes command of Canadian Detachment

    Canadians have a slightly different way of doing things than their American counterparts.A case in point was the change of command ceremony held Wednesday, Aug. 15, where Lt. Col. Patrick Carpentier relinquished command of the 552nd Air Control Wing's Canadian Detachment to Lt. Col. Peter Dozois, before a crowd of about 50 spectators at the Tinker
  • New 552 ACW commander outwardly proud of Airmen; excited about Tinker tenure

    Growing up, Col. Greg Guillot said his father taught him to be "quietly proud." While he may practice that in his own career, the 552nd Air Control Wing commander is outwardly proud of the Airmen in "America's Wing."Colonel Guillot succeeded Col. John Rauch June 21. Prior to arriving for his third assignment at Tinker, Colonel Guillot served as the
  • ESC team looks to improve AWACS capabilities

    A team at the Electronic Systems Center, working in conjunction with the Boeing Co. and personnel from several Air Force, Air Force Reserve and Army bases, is working to get important warfighter-requested capabilities onto the AWACS platform. During a proof-of-concept demonstration at Tinker AFB, Okla., the AWACS Netcentric-Communications
  • 729th ACS 'Angry Warriors' happily return to home base

    Approximately 170 members of the 729th Air Control Squadron returned to Hill Air Force Base on March 24 from the longest recent deployment the squadron has undergone. Of the seven Air Expeditionary Force rotations the 729th ACS has provided in Iraq since 2003, its last six and a half month deployment has been the longest."Usually the deployments
  • Airman reaches new height

    As the United States celebrated its Independence Day marking 235 years of freedom, an Airman in Southwest Asia also reached a milestone, while serving to protect the freedoms achieved in 1776.Maj. Jon Williams, a mission crew commander, 963rd Expeditionary Airborne Air Control Squadron, on the E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System, or
  • 552 AMXS welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Brian R. Moore, 552nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron commander, transferred command of the squadron to Lt. Col. Kelley C. Stevens in an official ceremony Jun 30. The change of command was presided over by Col. Stella T. Smith, 552nd Maintenance Group commander, who for the second time in two days bid farewell to one leader and welcomed

    Lt. Col. Joshua W. Conine accepted command of the 552nd Operations Support Squadron from Lieutenant Col. Alain D. Poisson in an official ceremony June 30.Col. Gregory D. Roberts, 552nd Operations Group commander, presided over the ceremony and applauded both officers for their "brilliant leadership and teamwork." He summed up their efforts with a
  • 552 MXS Changes Commanders

    A ceremony June 29 marked a change of command for the 552d Maintenance Squadron. Maj Kelley C. Stevens passed the reigns of the squadron to Maj. Louis G. Stewart.Col. Stella T. Smith, 552nd Maintenance Group commander and presiding officer, applauded Major Stevens for her focus to the squadron's mission during her tenure as commander.Major Stewart