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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
Default Air Force Logo DLA, AF collaboration saves time, money
 The Maintenance Movers team here - comprised of members from the Defense Logistics Agency-Aviation, DLA-Distribution and the Air Force - has created a turnaround when it comes to handling property - a 97 percent difference in one instance. The team conducted a lean event at the end of December, and by March, it started to see some very interesting
0 10/22
2012
Brig. Gen. James Haywood, director of the Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, listens Sept. 27 during one of several briefings outlining Tinker’s support of the warfighter through the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center. (Air Force photo by Margo Wright) Foreign Military Sales a billion-dollar business, Tinker plays a part
 Foreign Military Sales are big business to the U.S. Air Force.Brig. Gen. James Haywood, director of the Air Force Security Assistance and Cooperation Directorate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the overall administrator of a $128.3 billion portfolio supporting Foreign Military Sales to 100 countries and nine NATO organizations.U.S.
0 10/04
2012
Default Air Force Logo Combined Federal Campaign under way at Tinker
The six-week 2012 Central Oklahoma Department of Defense Combined Federal Campaign is under way, starting with a pancake breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. today at the flag pole entrance of Bldg. 3001.The annual campaign began Wednesday and continues through Nov. 14. The "early bird" deadline is Nov. 2; units that meet their goal early will receive
0 10/04
2012
Default Air Force Logo Little changes to Tinker thermostats save big money
Temperature set points work. Over the course of the summer, Bldg. 3001 and the facilities linked to substation No. 2 decreased its electrical consumption from last year by 7 percent; the base as a whole decreased by 8 percent. Much of that savings is directly related to setting the buildings' temperature to 76 degrees.In fiscal 2011, the former
0 10/04
2012
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