News Search

Command News

Tag: coronavirus
  • Local COVID-19 trend analysis tool developed, provides significant time savings

    As the Arnold Engineering Development Complex team worked to understand the impact of COVID-19 to Arnold Air Force Base and the geographically separated units, data analysis was, and continues to be, a daily task.Trend analysis charts were developed, but updating the data inputs was a timely process.“The team had developed informative charts to
  • Options available for parents of school-aged children

    With the new school year upon us, educators are faced with a number of uncertainties about how to keep children safe from the coronavirus. Working parents are also facing difficult choices about when their children will return to school in the fall, such as deciding between in-person and virtual learning. This is a conversation Tinker Air Force Base employees need to have with their supervisors as to how they plan to balance work and home life, so everyone is informed and on the right path to success.
  • Airman delays retirement, helps AEDC meet COVID-19 challenge

    For one senior noncommissioned officer at Arnold Air Force Base, the end of a successful military career was on the horizon at the start of 2020, with terminal leave planned to begin May 1 and retirement Sept. 1.That was before COVID-19.With the pandemic surging in the United States, Master Sgt. Joshua Suggs demonstrated the Air Force core value of
  • 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 initially began as a pop-up tent clinic for COVID-19 patients has now evolved into three hardened structures, providing increased capabilities.
  • AFSC Commander visits 72nd MDG

    Lt. Gen. Gene Kirkland, Air Force Sustainment Center commander, center, and Chief Master Sgt. David Flosi, AFSC command chief, visited the 72nd Medical Group's (MDG) clinic at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Aug. 5, 2020. The visit allowed Kirkland and Flosi to gain a better understanding of how the 72nd MDG has protected the health and safety of the Tinker workforce while balancing the mission during the COVID pandemic.
  • Coping with COVID: An Air Force Podcast

    In this episode of An Air Force Podcast, we look into how the renewed focus on Squadrons has prepared and supported Airmen and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Arnold AFB to hold drive-thru COVID-19 testing

    Arnold Air Force Base will be hosting drive-thru Covid-19 testing with the TN Department of Health and the TN National Guard.
  • Urgent Acquisition Effort Provides Safe COVID-19 Patient Transport in 95 Days

    The Air Force, Air Mobility Command and U.S. Transportation Command have a new capability to bring large numbers of COVID-19 patients home via airlift without putting associated flight crews at risk — and the solution arrived quicker than expected.
  • 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 Bunch. “From returning to full capacity, finding new

Air Force News