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  • Filcek takes command of 72nd ABW

    Sometimes change can be hard, but it can also be positive.On June 7, the 72nd Air Base Wing welcomed incoming Commander Col. Paul Filcek during a Change of Command Ceremony at the Tinker Event Center. Filcek assumed command of the wing from Col. Kenyon Bell.About 400 people, including friends, family, Tinker civilian and military personnel and
  • Step-by-Step Guide for how to Transfer GI Bill Benefits

    You must meet all eligibility requirements outlined in DoDI 1341.13, Change 1, Post-9/11 GI Bill and AFI 36-2649, Voluntary Education Program, Attachment 13, prior to applying for the Transfer of Education Benefits (TEB). NOTE: Airmen must have at least six years in service (active duty and/or Selected Reserve) and effective 12 July 2019, no more
  • HQ ARPC hosts 2019 Joint IRR Conference

    The Joint IRR Conference included representatives from the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy, educating one another on their service-specific IRR programs. While each service program has the same Office of the Secretary of Defense policies driving them, the consensus was that the conference was of great value for each service to attend by being able to discuss ongoing problems experienced by each branch.
  • CCAF sets end date for Professional Manager Certification

    The Community College of the Air Force will no longer accept applications for the Professional Manager Certification program after Sept. 30, 2019.
  • Safety officials share tips for outdoor fun

    Summer weather is here and with it comes the desire to spend hours outside. For hundreds of people, though, summer festivities will end badly because they failed to take proper safety precautions.
  • HQ RIO Individual Reservist Advisory Council Membership Volunteer Opportunity

    An opportunity exists for a select group of Individual Reservists (IR) (to include Individual Mobilization Augmentees (IMA), Mobilization Augmentees (MA), and Participating Individual Ready Reserve (PIRR) members), to join the new Headquarters Readiness and Integration (RIO) IR Advisory Council for a period of one (1) year.  **NOTE: This is a
  • Air University phases out Blackboard with new learning management system

    The Air University Communications Directorate has been hard at work over the past 21 months implementing the Canvas learning management system into all Air University schools to improve student and teacher workflows and the gradual phasing out of its old LMS, Blackboard.
  • What is the Reserve Student Loan Repayment Program?

    Applicable to: Air Force ReserveThe Student Loan Repayment Program is an Air Force Reserve program that makes one annual payment, per qualifying loan account number, directly to the lending institution toward the balance of an individual’s student loans. It is a program designed to attract and retain individuals in critical wartime specialties for
  • Share Your Adventure: help the Reserve team grow through testimony

    The peer referral program is the lead source generator for AFRC RS with one of four people referred by current Reservists joining the Air Force Reserve and is replacing the command’s Get1Now campaign. As manning levels continue to increase for AFRC and other branches of service and the nation’s economy continues to be strong, Share Your Adventure is a vital program to help recruiters gather quality leads and assure AFRC has the manning it needs to excel in its mission to fly, fight and win.
  • Students get hands-on aviation experience at Tinker

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Twenty-six students from all corners of Oklahoma visited various units here June 5, 2019, to learn more about future careers in aviation.  The Aviation Career Education Program, commonly known as ACE, hosts weeklong summer camps with assistance from the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission, Federal Aviation
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