Tinker Air Force Base - 75th Anniversary

AWACS / AIRPLANE, PLANE: An E-3A aircraft takes off from Tinker Air Force Base Wednesday afternoon.   Staff photo by Jim Beckel.
The History of Tinker AFB

This chapter includes the stories that look at how Tinker was founded, what role the base has played in U.S. air superiority and national security since WW II and efforts to keep the Air Logistics Center in Oklahoma City.

 Articles 17
The People of Tinker AFB

This chapter includes the stories that look at the people of Tinker Air Force Base -- both past and present.

 Articles 15
The economic impact of Tinker AFB

This chapter includes the stories that look at the economic impact of Tinker Air Force Base to the rest of the Oklahoma City community.

 Articles 16

2017 marks the 75th anniversary of Tinker Air Force Base. Included in this special collection are stories that look at the history of Tinker, the people of Tinker and the economic impact of the base.

 Articles 48
Photo Right: AWACS / AIRPLANE, PLANE: An E-3A aircraft takes off from Tinker Air Force Base Wednesday afternoon. Staff photo by Jim Beckel.
AWACS / AIRPLANE, PLANE: An E-3A aircraft takes off from Tinker Air Force Base Wednesday afternoon.   Staff photo by Jim Beckel.