AFMC Command News

  • Commentary: Tinker remembers OKC bombing 26 years later

    At 9:02 a.m. April 19, 1995, the Oklahoma City skyline was forever changed as smoke billowed from a bomb that exploded in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, killing 168 innocent men, women and children. Through the catastrophic event that unfolded in the heart of our city, the world saw

  • Agile Thunder exercised across the miles

    Exercise Agile Thunder 21-02, a tri-wing exercise, concluded March 13 after multiple active duty Airmen successfully completed their training to rapidly deploy, fight and win.The 552nd Air Control Wing and 72nd Air Base Wing at Tinker Air Force Base, the 75th ABW and 729th Air Control Squadron at

  • New OC-ALC commander ‘jazzed’ to be at Tinker

    Brig. Gen. Jeff King has long considered himself a customer of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex. As a career aircraft maintenance officer, he said he has seen the impact of OC-ALC from all around the Air Force. “They probably don’t see it or feel it here in Oklahoma, but they’re making a

  • Installation commanders are key in privatized housing success

    Following full analysis and inputs from more than 45,000 residents, the Air Force's enterprise-wide effort to improve privatized housing program by actively engaging residents and families, and increasing installation commander input is showing positive results.

  • Under Secretary Lord visits AFSC, OC-ALC

    Hon. Ellen Lord, under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, visited Tinker Air Force Base August 18, 2020, to gain an overall understanding of the Air Force Sustainment Center’s mission as the supporting command for readiness in the Air Force.

  • 72nd MDG COVID-19 clinic receives upgrades

    With the onset of coronavirus in March, the 72nd Medical Group clinic operations at Tinker Air Force Base were significantly diminished in order to protect both its patients and staff, now as much as possible, operations are returning to normal. The response to the pandemic has progressed and what

  • AFSC bids farewell to top civilian

    The top civilian in the Air Force Sustainment Center will soon leave his post for the nation’s capital.Kevin Stamey, who has served as the executive director of the Air Force Sustainment Center for three years, is leaving the AFSC July 6 to become director of the Information Dominance Directorate in

  • Bunch visits Tinker, prioritizes COVID operations, inclusion

    Gen. Arnold W. Bunch Jr., commander, Air Force Materiel Command, visited Tinker Air Force Base June 29-30 to witness the new operational environment and impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on mission activities.“I’m very proud of our warfighter’s innovative spirit in relation to COVID-19,” said

  • Center begins phased return to full capacity

    The Air Force Sustainment Center is beginning a phased “Return to Full Capacity” at all of its locations after recent adjustments to operations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Each wing and Complex within AFSC is implementing return measures informed by local public health conditions and

  • Return to full capacity; a message from the AFSC commander

    Teammates,Across the Air Force Sustainment Center, we are taking actions to “Return to Full Capacity.” During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have collectively adapted to considerable changes to how we operate our installations and work centers. Where the job can effectively be performed through

  • New weapons system completes first live mission

    The ground-based weapons system allows squadron members at Tinker AFB to provide command and control to both live and simulated aircraft from around the country. Only 18 of these weapons systems exist in Air Force inventory and Tinker AFB is now one of only four active-duty bases to have this