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  • Reservists prepare and serve meal in a mock deployed dining facility

    Reservists from the 507th Sustainment Services Flight set up grills, a tent and a food line, feeding nearly 100 Airmen in a mock deployment scenario July 12 here. Setting up the single pallet expeditionary kitchen is a yearly training requirement for the services flight and according to Senior Master Sgt. Mikula Labbe, sustainment services flight
  • Existing tools help users reduce PII breaches

    Members of 24th Air Force are refurbishing an old email tool to help Air Force users reduce breaches of personally identifiable information, or PII.The Digital Signature Enforcement Tool, or DSET, which currently prompts users to provide a digital signature when an email contains an active hyperlink or attachment, is being reconfigured to scan
  • 507th reservists train to survive

    More than 70 reservists from the 507th Air Refueling Wing demonstrated their ability to survive and operate under hostile conditions on June 8 at the Glenwood training area north of Tinker Air Force Base.Senior Master Sgt. Christopher Bohannon led the ATSO exercise, which evaluates Airmen on the proper wear of MOPP gear, self-aid and buddy care,
  • 513th reservists to fly in RIMPAC 2014

    About 60 reservists from the 970th Airborne Air Control Squadron and the 513th Air Control Group are set to participate in the world's largest military naval exercise this week at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.Rim of the Pacific, or RIMPAC, is a joint-naval exercise held biannually that involves armed forces from countries around the
  • Okies' softball team gets off to slow start

    The Okies softball season got off to a rough start June 26 with a drubbing at the hands of the Navy's VQ-7 Roughnecks on Champ Field at Tinker AFB. After weeks of rain cancellations, the Okies took the field with a new coach at the helm and few returning starters. The lack of playing time as a team showed as the Okies were quickly disposed of in
  • Thumpers softball starts strong

    The 513th Air Control Group Thumpers opened its summer season a week late with easy back-to-back wins against the 552nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Eagles June 26 at Tinker Air Force Base.Neither of the double-header games lasted past the fifth inning, with the 513th's team racking up enough points to end both games because of a run rule. The
  • Thunderbirds practice routine prior to the upcoming airshow

    The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds arrived at Tinker AFB Thursday June 19, 2014 two days before the first scheduled airshow here in more than four years.  Pilots from the Thunderbirds performed part of their show during practice runs Thursday and Friday afternoon while spectators from all over the base and outside the base looked on.  Along with the
  • Fitness program to test Airmen physically, mentally

    Airmen at 18 installations will see a new era of physical fitness as the Air Force Personnel Center Directorate of Services introduces the Air Force Team Cohesion Challenge.The pilot program, built around special operations training, is designed to teach leadership, promote unit cohesion and inspire teams to perform their best. "This program was