Tinker Airman AWOL as base officials seek answers to locate member

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A member of the of the 964th Airborne Air Control Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, has been reported as AWOL or “Absent Without Leave”, from his unit, as of March 27.  The missing member, Senior Airman Scott Young, was last seen in Oklahoma City on March 26.


The Tinker Air Force Base Office of Special Investigations, Security Forces Squadron and Young’s military chain of command at Tinker AFB are working with local law enforcement to assist with locating the member.


“The Airman’s safety and well-being is our utmost concern as our security forces are working in conjuction with local law enforcement to assist in locating and safely returning him to his family and squadron,” said Col. Geoffrey Weiss, 552nd Air Control Wing commander. “We have been in contact with family, co-workers, and friends since the Airman was first reported AWOL, and we remain optimistic that he is okay and hopeful we will have some answers soon to assist in these efforts.  We strongly urge anyone who might have information regarding his whereabouts to contact law enforcement as soon as possible.”


The investigation is ongoing and more information will be provided as it becomes available. If you have any information regarding Young’s whereabouts, contact the Base Defense Operations Center at (405) 734-3737.