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Default Air Force Logo Commentary - Please remember all our veterans
Our country's history is anchored by a necessity to preserve and protect the fundamental principles of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness...whenever, and wherever it threatens our basic freedom. Since the founding of our Nation, this has required sacrifice in life, blood, and sweat of Men and Women who serve in our armed services. The
0 11/09
2012
Tinker and community partners prepare to cut a ceremonial ribbon in front of the Bldg. 5802 steam plant, signifying their commitment to replace old energy-guzzling systems with options that will reap millions of dollars in savings. From left are Debra Harrison, Air Force Sustainment Center Contracting officer; Les Martin, Air Force Civil Engineer Center ESPC program manager;  Cathy Scheirman, 72nd Air Base Wing Civil Engineering Directorate director; Col. Steven Bleymaier, 72nd ABW and Tinker installation commander; Paul Orzeske, Honeywell Building Solutions president; and Rex Stanford, 72nd ABW/ CE mechanical engineer/program manager. (Air Force photo by Margo Wright) Extensive energy improvements envisioned at Tinker
 Major renovations are envisioned at Tinker under the public/private Energy Savings Performance Contract that was celebrated Tuesday.According to Mark McWhirter, Tinker's new Base Energy Manager, Bldg. 5802, the Central Heating Plant, will be mothballed; Bldg. 208 and Bldg. 2212, a booster plant that provides additional heat to Bldg. 3001 in the
0 11/02
2012
Col. Steven Bleymaier, 72nd Air Base Wing and Tinker installation commander, outlines Tinker’s continuing aggressive efforts to reduce energy consumption and save taxpayer dollars.  Positioned outside a base heating plant, Bldg. 5802, the commander spoke before joining local, command and contractor partners to cut a ceremonial ribbon signifying the private-public unified energy-reduction program. (Air Force photo by Margo Wright) Tinker to undergo energy retrofit
The largest domestic energy retrofit project in the U.S. Air Force will be launched soon at Tinker Air Force Base through a public-private partnership.The project will remove 56 buildings from the base's steam grid and thereby reduce water consumption by almost 20 million gallons annually, will trim natural-gas usage by about 30 percent, and will
0 11/02
2012
Alexander Kovras, 78th Force Support Squadron director, says the Horizons Event Center will allow the base to have more conference space and also serve as a community spot for a variety of functions.. (U. S. Air Force photo/Sue Sapp) Money spent at Robins FSS facilities pays back
The Horizons Event Center has been up and running in its new role for several months now and its benefits are available to all members of Team Robins. Built in the 1940s as an officers' club, the former Horizons Club was re-opened last August as an event center. It will not only allow the base to have more conference space, but serves as a
0 11/02
2012
Default Air Force Logo Symposium allows Robins workforce to share vision, requirements
Senior leaders and managers at Robins are preparing to share plans for the base during the coming years at the annual Requirements Symposium, Wednesday and Thursday at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry. The symposium is a unique event where members of the Robins workforce share their current and future requirements and organizational vision
0 11/02
2012
During the Oct. 16 Brownfields ceremony in Bldg. 9001, Col. Steven Bleymaier, 72nd Air Base Wing and Tinker installation commander, talks about Tinker’s continuing transformation of the old General Motors plant into a humming Air Force maintenance facility. The commander accepted a Brownfields “No Action Necessary” certificate from the state Department of Environmental Quality recognizing Tinker’s cleanup and redevelopment of the area, thereby avoiding any negative environmental actions. Seated from left are Steven Thompson, executive director, Department of Environmental Quality; Amber Perry, Environmental Protection Agency; Oklahoma County Commissioner Brian Maughan; and Gary Pence, Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce. (Air Force photo by Margo Wright) Tinker achieves environmental milestone
 Tinker's Bldg. 9001 is the first facility in the U.S. Air Force to receive a Brownfields certificate on a former industrial site.The environmental milestone was celebrated Oct. 16 in a ceremony held inside the building, which previously housed a General Motors automobile manufacturing plant. The observance was attended by Air Force officers,
0 10/29
2012
Being No. 1 isn’t a title Tinker Air Force Base wants when it comes to energy consumption. Mark McWhirter, left, and Gary Krivokapich are two new 72nd Civil Engineering Directorate employees focused to help take the base out of that ranking. The men discuss one of the advanced meter reading systems, this one outside Bldg. 210, that through radio signals sends energy usage information back to CE to pinpoint trends, helping CE find options to use less and save more. (Air Force photo by Margo Wright) Duo brings new ‘energy’ to Tinker team
Tinker's Energy Team recently welcomed two fresh faces -- Mark McWhirter and Gary Krivokapich.Base energy manager, Mr. McWhirter comes to Tinker from the University of Oklahoma where he was a mechanical engineer. Mr. Krivokapich, utilities engineer/manager, arrived at Tinker from Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., where he served as the energy manager.
0 10/29
2012
Lt. Gen. Bruce Litchfield outlined the Air Force Sustainment Center's five goals. AFSC goals lay foundation for success
Since taking flight on July 10, the Air Force Sustainment Center hasn't been on auto-pilot.The center, which incorporates a total of eight wings, including three air logistics complexes, stood up in July and has been working toward the art of the possible and establishing goals for its current and future missions. Tinker Public Affairs sat down
0 10/25
2012
Default Air Force Logo AFLCMC commander visits personnel at Tinker
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center is tasked with one overriding mission: meet the warfighter's needs with effective, affordable, on-time solutions, Lt. Gen. C.D. Moore II, commander of the AFLCMC, said during a "town hall" meeting recently at Tinker Air Force Base.The AFLCMC was established in the reorganization of the Air Force Materiel
0 10/22
2012
Default Air Force Logo Air Force awards $365 million Secondary Power Logistics Solution contract at Hill
 Officials from the United States Air Force and Honeywell International Inc. signed a new eight-year, $365 million extension to the Secondary Power Logistics Solution contract to provide logistics and depot support for F-15 Eagle fighter aircraft. This extension builds on Increment I of the SPLS contract, which provides support for the B-2 Spirit
0 10/22
2012
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