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  • Real Science vs. Bro Science: Safe Supplement Use

    Operation Supplement Safety is a DOD initiative that focuses on getting military members the information they need to make smart decisions when it comes to consuming dietary supplements, energy drinks, weight loss supplements and more.
  • Facts about DD Form 214's for Guard, Reserve

    The Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or DD Form 214, is a document Airmen may receive at certain points in their careers such as separating from an active duty unit, completing job training, or returning home from a deployment.Air Force Reservists and Air National Guard members may expect to receive a DD 214 when retiring from
  • IBM’s GRIT mobile app helps Veterans and their families transition

    Getting Results in Transition, or better known as GRIT, was developed in response to the growing concern about the rate of suicide among Veterans, especially during the transition from activity duty to civilian life. Social determinants, like health, employment, housing, social connectedness, and finance all play a large role in Veterans’ mental and physical health. Service members report that finding a job once leaving military service is their number one concern.
  • VIDEO: Remembering 9/11

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- 507th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters honor the bravery and sacrifice of first responders who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
  • Executive order offers better access to mental health resources

    Executive Order 13822, "Supporting Our Veterans During Their Transition From Uniformed Service to Civilian Life," directs the departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security "to come together and ensure we have seamless access to mental health care and suicide prevention resources for transitioning service members and recent veterans, particularly during their first year of transition after separation or retirement," she said.
  • School Bus Safety

    The week after labor day will be the first day of school for many children. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reminds us to be safe around school buses. Safety awareness should be the focus, not only for drivers, but parents and children alike. Here are some safety tips from the NHTSA article https://www.nhtsa.gov/road-safety/school-buses#topic-bus-stop-safety
  • August is Antiterrorism Month

    In May 2007, six extremists were arrested after surveilling military installations in the Northeast, arming themselves, and ultimately planning an assault on Fort Dix, N.J., with automatic weapons.In May 2009, four men were arrested with plans to bomb two synagogues in the Bronx and shoot down military aircraft outside Stewart Air National Guard
  • Air Force Participates in Safe + Sound Week

    The Air Force will be participating in Safe + Sound Week Aug. 12-18, 2019.  Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event designed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to highlight the value of safety and health programs in the workplace and to celebrate the institutions that implement them.The Air Force Safety Center is asking Airmen to
  • CMSAF Wright talks resiliency and readiness at all call

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright discussed resiliency and readiness with an auditorium filled with Tinker Airmen during an All Call held at the Hudiburg Chevrolet Center during his base visit last week. “The primary reason for me to do base visits is coming out to see what a base is capable of and get the understanding of your
  • Colonel gives deployers tips for getting in the door to civilian jobs

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- Chief Master Sgt. Linda Sparks was looking to take the next step in her career as a federal civilian employee when she returned from a 6-month Air Force Reserve deployment to Iraq, she said.She was among those who took a federal job resume writing class at a Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program event July 19-21 to learn more about
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