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  • 552nd ACW Airmen serve community in various ways

    Tinker Airmen are using their own time to give back in various ways throughout the community.In the 552nd Air Control Network Squadron, a few individuals are volunteering their time to mold young minds and influence them to do good things.Staff Sgt. Austin Goldstein, noncommissioned officer in

  • NO DOUBT: 552nd AMXS nails base championship, 27-0

    Recovering after a 10-7 loss in a double-elimination championship, the 552nd AMXS left no doubt about their dominance with a 27-0 shutout to own the 2015 Tinker intramural football championship.Shouting and high-fiving players celebrated at midfield after the Nov. 19 victory."You guys won this

  • Home Away From Home Growing in Support

    Tinker's Home Away From Home program has grown since its inception two years ago.The program started after two young Airmen with the 552nd Air Control Wing were killed on Christmas night in 2011. During an awards banquet for the 552nd Air Control Wing, Pam Kloiber asked [then] Col. Greg Guillot,

  • Tinker 'honors' Oklahoma veterans

    "We can't all be heroes. Some of us have to stand on the curb and clap as they go by. - Will Rogers"God is good."So says Jimmie Key, of Tulsa, who was one of 81 World War II and Korean War veterans who, along with dozens of Airmen and Sailors from Tinker Air Force Base, took part in Oklahoma's

  • 552nd ACW Airmen put 'Wing' in Wingman

    Driving home from work at Tinker Air Force Base recently, a helpless feeling came over Curtis Swift as an EF-2 tornado was bearing down on his home in Bridge Creek while his wife and family pet were inside and he was still some 4 miles from the house.The 552nd Air Control Wing historian, who had

  • AGE Airmen keep aircraft aloft

    It's the minute details of tasks that make what Airmen do so vital to accomplishing their missions. For the Aerospace Ground Equipment flight, these details have a profound impact on flightline operations each day."We support, maintain and repair aerospace ground equipment," said Staff Sgt.

  • 552nd MXG’s ISO Dock rockin’ big change

    The 552nd Maintenance Group is making big changes in the way the Isochronal Inspection handles maintenance and inspections on aircraft coming through their dock.Senior Master Sgt. Wenesday Traylor, Maintenance Flight chief for the 552nd Maintenance Squadron, said a group of Tinker maintainers went

  • 552nd ACW stands tall to remember

    Nov. 11: We call it Veterans Day while our friends to the north call it Remembrance Day.No matter your citizenship, we stand together to remember the members of both our armed forces who have died in the line of duty.On Nov. 11, 2014, Americans and Canadians stood together once again on the eleventh

  • 552nd ACW sergeant battles rare nervous system disease

    Nov. 3 was CRPS/RSD Awareness Day.Never heard of it? You're not alone. Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, or CRPS, is a rare nervous system disease that affects roughly 1.2 million Americans, including one Tinker Airman.Tech. Sgt. Guy Leach, a flight line expediter assigned to the 552nd Aircraft

  • Two teams hit 3 under par in Can-Am Golf scramble

    One-hundred and 13 golfers battled wind gusts in the high 30s last Friday during the annual Can-Am Golf Tournament, but that didn't stop the event from being a success, the lead organizer said."We had a great time," Royal Canadian Air Force Capt. Thys Hoedeman said. "We're thankful to be here as