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  • The difference between Guard and Reserve

    The Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard are the two components of the Air Force which make up the Total Force. From a daily operational viewpoint, there are distinct differences between the ANG, established in 1903 by the "Militia Act" and the AF Federal Reserve, established in 1948 by Congress.
  • Tinker Air Force Base Fact Sheet

    Tinker Air Force Base was named in honor of Major General Clarence L. Tinker of Pawhuska, Okla. General Tinker lost his life while leading a flight of LB-30 "Liberators" on a long-range strike against Japanese forces on Wake Island during the early months of World War II. Tinker AFB's history began in 1940 when a group of Oklahoma City civic
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