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Default Air Force Logo Tinker project receives EPA Brownfields Phoenix Award
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency presented the Brownfields Phoenix Award to Oklahoma County Commissioner Ray Vaughn at Tinker's Bldg. 9001 June 6, recognizing the collaborative transformation success of the former automobile plant to an aerospace complex as one of the nation's top environmental redevelopment projects. In 2012, TAC 9001 was
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In an effort to make Tinker more energy efficient, workers install 4-inch gas lines along D Avenue. The base steam system will soon be decentralized and in its place, new energy-efficient equipment is being installed and individual gas lines are being run  to each building. (Air Force photo) Tinker steam decentralization project takes big step
Tinker is one step closer to being more energy efficient. The base steam system is being decentralized and some of the plants are closing. The first plant was closed in late April marking a big step in the Air Force's largest domestic energy retrofit project. To take the place of this central steam plant, new heat-generating, energy-efficient
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Default Air Force Logo AFSC Goals Series Overview: Strat plan makes Center viable, ready for future
Air Force Sustainment Center personnel have their eyes on the proverbial prize. The vision of the nearly one year-old center is to make it "the most effective, efficient and innovative sustainer of air power," representatives said. In order to achieve a zealous and lofty aim, officials have developed a strategic plan.Recently introduced to the
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Default Air Force Logo AFSC Goals Series No. 2: Caring for people
Air Force Sustainment Center senior leadership considers its people a most important asset and has expressed its commitment to caring for its personnel. In fact, they created a strategic plan goal for the 32,000-person geographically-separated workforce. It is: "Enable an adaptable, resilient, professional and highly-skilled workforce and care for
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Default Air Force Logo AFSC Goals Series No. 1: Focusing on nuclear mission
Air Force Sustainment Center personnel are on a mission to make the center more integrated, innovative and efficient for the future. But, it's not a simple task. To achieve the end result, personnel are working a strategic plan with five goals and 18 objectives. The first goal is "Continue to strengthen sustainment processes and accountability for
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F-22A Raptor Demonstration Team aircraft maintainers prepare to launch out Maj. Paul "Max" Moga, the first F-22A Raptor demonstration team pilot, July 13. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christopher L. Ingersoll) Air Force to consolidate F-22 depot maintenance at Hill
 The Air Force today announced it is consolidating depot maintenance for the F-22 Raptor at the Ogden Air Logistics Complex at Hill AFB, Utah. The depot maintenance work is currently split between the Ogden ALC and the Lockheed facility in Palmdale, Calif. "Palmdale has made a storied contribution to aviation and while this move makes sense, we are
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Default Air Force Logo Furlogh message from executive director
I wanted to give you all the latest information that I have regarding the furlough. As of right now, furlough notices should be issued between now and June 5th. In fact, I received my personal furlough letter today. The implementation of furlough days is to begin the week of July 8, and currently still stands at 11 days.We will each have 7 days to
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The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex received a big award May 22. Kevin O’Connor, OC-ALC vice director, left, accepted the 2012 Air Force Materiel Command Maintenance Effectiveness Award for Depot Maintenance from Ross Marshall, Air Force Sustainment Center executive director, during a brief ceremony in the Anaconda Room. (Air Force photo by Brandice J. O’Brien) OC-ALC leading the way

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The path of a recent tornado in Moore, Okla., May 22, 2013. A tornado categorized as an EF5, the strongest category possible, with winds ranging from 200 to 210 mph struck Moore on May 20, 2013. The Oklahoma Office of the Chief Medical Examiner reports 24 fatalities related to Monday's storms. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Bradley C. Church) Team Tinker flies into action, aids in Moore tornado rescue, relief effort
Moments after a deadly EF-5 tornado struck Moore May 20, Team Tinker flew into action, providing help to state agencies, affected residents and the Oklahoma National Guard. Base personnel also helped clear on-base debris caused by the storm.Team Tinker initially set up an emergency operations center and several assistance programs in the matter of
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Default Air Force Logo Future CE changes could impact all of Robins AFB
 Due to a $4 million funding deficit, the 78th Civil Engineer Group is preparing for possible cuts to its operations during the next several months which will impact the entire installation."It's something everyone will have to deal with as we're trying to keep the budget within the spending limits we now have," said Terry Landreth, 78th CEG Energy
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