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  • AFRL, associates improve processes for fabricating aircraft engine inlet ducts

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Aircraft engine inlet ducts provide the engine compressor with a constant supply of air to prevent the compressor from stalling. Since the inlet is directly exposed to the impacting airflow, it must create as little drag as possible. The smallest gap in airflow supply can cause major engine problems as well
  • Tinker remains in HPCON Charlie

     Tinker Air Force Base remains in HPCON Charlie, maximizing use of teleworking, alternating shifts, various types of leave and substantial social distancing to keep our members safe while balancing with real-world mission requirements.  Today, 30 March, there are additional measures to include the following new (temporary) gate hours:    -       
  • President signs Executive Order calling up Air Force Reserve medics, other specialties

    On March 27, the President signed an Executive Order authorizing mobilization of the Reserve Component in response to COVID-19 operations.  For the Air Force Reserve, personnel already serving in the Selected Reserve and Participating Individual Ready Reserve, as well as those assigned to the Individual Ready Reserve, may be asked to volunteer to activate in support of COVID-19 response.  If taskings exceed the volunteer pool, mobilization of the IRR to active status is now authorized to ensure mission accomplishment. 
  • COVID-19: Eglin AFB medical group procedures, pharmacy changes

    Graphics of entry into hospital and new satellite pharmacy traffic pattern.
  • Hill AFB temporarily closes child development centers and youth center

    Hill AFB youth programs -- Child Development Centers East, West, and the Youth Center -- will be closed on Monday, March 30.
  • AFSC Frontlines: Daniel S. Gallegos

    Editor's Note: The “AFSC Frontlines" series is a recurring feature that puts the spotlight on some of the civilian and military Airmen on the "frontlines" supporting our mission, people and families during the COVID-19 crisis. Daniel S. Gallegos is a training officer and EMS supervisor for the 775th Civil Engineer Squadron Fire and Emergency Services.
  • Tinker AFB Responds to OKC 'Shelter in Place' order

    Tinker AFB is aware OKC Mayor Holt issued a 'Shelter in Place' order in Oklahoma City effective 11:59 p.m. March 28 - April 16.  This order is meant to align with Oklahoma Gov. Stitt's previous state-wide emergency declaration and is in coordination with other large Oklahoma cities. What this means for Tinker AFB: Mayor Holt's order aligns with
  • AFSC Frontlines: Heather Hoover

    Editor's Note: The “AFSC Frontlines" series is a recurring feature that puts the spotlight on some of the civilian and military Airmen on the "frontlines" supporting our mission, people and families during the COVID-19 crisis.Heather Hoover works in the 75th Force Support Squadron at the Child Development Center. She is a classroom teacher for
  • Hanscom motorcycle riders reminded of requirements

    As warmer weather approaches, base safety officials remind personnel to take the proper safety measures when riding, while continuing to keep COVID-19 response measures in mind.
  • COVID-19: Eglin Air Force Base helping agencies here to help

    To find all the resources, visit the base helping units page.
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