AFMC Command News

  • Tinker AFB uses data analytics to improve gate wait times

    There is a new tool being utilized to help ease traffic backups at gates entering Tinker Air Force Base. Defenders at the 72nd Air Base Wing Security Forces Squadron are now using data analytics to help predict gate traffic and assist defenders with day-to-day staffing. Tinker AFB is the first base

  • OKC Mayor, City Manager visit Tinker AFB

    Tinker Installation Commander, Col. Abby Ruscetta, hosted Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt and City Manager Craig Freeman, 5 March or Tuesday, for an update of critical Team Tinker missions as well as expansion projects.

  • Team Tinker members honored by state Air & Space Forces Association

    Multiple members of Team Tinker were recognized at the Air & Space Forces Association State Annual Awards luncheon. The luncheon was held at the Rose State Student Union Building in Midwest City on August 17. Air & Space Forces Association is divided up within several chapters across the country,

  • Under Secretary of the Air Force visits Tinker AFB

    During the visit, Jones traveled to the Oklahoma City Air Logistic Complex, which is the largest maintenance depot within the Air Force Materiel Command and supports various aircraft and engine workloads.

  • Air Force Sustainment Center changes command

    Having served previously as the deputy commander of the Ogden Air Logistics Complex, the vice commander of the center and the commander of the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, Miller is experienced in sustainment center operations and the Art of the Possible methodology used within the center to

  • Tinker technical sergeant receives Bronze Star

    A technical sergeant from Tinker Air Force Base’s 72nd Operational Support Squadron received the Bronze Star Medal for his service in Syria and Iraq. Tech. Sgt. Joe Lopez Jr. received the decoration in a Jan. 13, 2021, ceremony held on Tinker’s diagonal Runway 13/31. From Oct. 10, 2019, to March 31,

  • KC-46 tests command and control during ABMS onramp 3

    The 605th Test and Evaluation Squadron, Detachment 1 from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, participated in the most recent Advanced Battle Management System onramp experiment during exercise Valiant Shield at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, September 15-25, 2020.

  • AFSC’s new executive director values diversity, innovation

    The Air Force Sustainment Center’s new executive director, Dennis D’Angelo, is focused on people. His priorities center on developing the workforce through education, helping them advance in their jobs and enhancing their lives, giving them opportunities to succeed.“I’m looking forward to working

  • Patriot Day Message from the AFSC Commander

    Nineteen years ago, our nation and our way of life came under attack on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. Nearly 3,000 fellow Americans were lost that day. What the terrorists intended to divide us wound up bringing us closer together.This year, we find ourselves struggling with a variety of issues

  • 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