Tinker Living November 2022

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COMMANDER, 72 ABW Col G. Hall Sebren, Jr. COMMANDER, 72 MSG Col John Cappella Zielinski DIRECTOR, 72 FSS Mr. John P. Thurmon DEPUTY COMMANDER, 72 FSS Vacant MARKETING DIRECTOR Ms. Ashley San Miguel MARKETING & ADVERTISING SPECIALIST Ms. Shelly Salisbury MARKETING & ADVERTISING SPECIALIST Ms. Mandy Vogel 72d Force Support Squadron Marketing Department 4661 Air Depot, Bldg 7038 Tinker Air Force Base, OK 73145 PHONE: 405.734.2077

The “Tinker Living” magazine is a monthly electronic publication of the 72d Force Support Squadron designed to inform the Tinker AFB community of available services and programs along with upcoming events. The opinions expressed herein are not necessarily those of Tinker AFB, DoD or the U.S. Air Force. All program dates and times are subject to change. For more details visit us at www.tinkerliving.com. The appearance of advertising does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Air Force, DoD or federal government.

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CONTENTS

TABLE OF CONTENTS

FEATURES

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FACILITIES + EVENTS

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Arts and Crafts Auto Hobby A&FRC Child and Youth Tinker Lanes Library Fitness Education ITT Tinker Golf Club

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72 F SS Fa cilit y Ph o n e N u m b e r s & H o urs o f Op e rati o n

216 FITNESS ANNEX

Bldg. 216 | 405.734.2163 OPEN 24/7

3705 FITNESS CENTER

FAMILY CHILD CARE

FORCE MANAGEMENT MWF: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Tue/Thur: 9 AM - 3:30 PM

GOLF COURSE

OUTDOOR RECREATION

Bldg. 6001 405.734.7190 Mon - Fri: 4 PM - 5 PM |

Bldg. 3705 | 405.734.4664 OPEN 24/7

Bldg. 6601 405.734.2909 Sun - Sat: 7:30 AM - 7:30 PM MULLIGAN’S GRILL CLOSED

ARTS & CRAFTS

GERRITY FITNESS CENTER

Bldg. 478 | 405.734.5615 Tue - Fri: 7:30 AM - 5 PM

AUTO HOBBY

Bldg. 6002 | 405.734.5616 Wed - Sat: 10 AM - 8 PM

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER - EAST Bldg. 3904 | 405.734.4212 Mon - Fri: 6 AM - 6 PM

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER - SOUTH Bldg. 1101 | 405.582.9025 Mon - Fri: 6 AM - 6 PM

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER - WEST Bldg. 1101 | 405.724.3646 Mon - Fri: 6 AM - 6 PM

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Bldg. 6004 | 405.734.5607 M, T, W, & F: 5 AM - 8:30 PM Sat: 9 AM - 5 PM Closed on Thur & Sun

HONOR GUARD

Bldg. 7038 | 405.734.4226 Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

INFORMATION, TICKETS, & TRAVEL

Bldg. 478 | 405.734.3791 Tue - Fri: 7:30 AM -5 PM

LODGING

Bldg. 5604 | 405.734.5095 Open 24/7

MANPOWER

Bldg. 1 | 405.582.9942 Mon - Fri: 8 AM - 4 PM

CIVILIAN PERSONNEL SECTION

MARKETING DEPARTMENT

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

MILITARY & FAMILY READINESS CENTER

EDUCATION SERVICES CENTER

MILITARY PERSONNEL SECTION

Bldg. 3001 | 405.739.3875 Mon - Fri: 8 AM - 4 PM

Bldg. 1 | 405.736.4317 Mon - Fri: 7 am - 4 pm

Bldg. 6001 | 405.739.2747 Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Bldg. 201SE | 405.729.7408 Mon - Thur: 7:15 AM - 4 PM Fri: 7:15 AM - 2:30 PM

EVENT CENTER

Bldg. 7038 | 405.734.2077 Mon - Fri: 7 AM - 4 PM

Bldg. 5603 | 405.734.3418 Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM - 4 :30PM LOUNGE Fri: 3 PM - 11 PM

Bldg. 1 | 405.734.8753 Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM CAREER DEVELOPMENT MWF: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Tue/Thur: 9 AM - 3:30 PM CUSTOMER SERVICE (ID CARDS) Mon - Fri: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Bldg. 478 | 405.734.5875 Tue - Fri: 7:30 AM - 5 PM

QUALIFIED RECYCLING PROGRAM Bldg. 1156 | 405.739.3610 Mon - Fri: 7 AM - 3 PM

TINKER LANES

Bldg. 5703 | 405.734.3484 Mon - Fri: 10 am - 9 pm Sat: 2 pm - 9 pm PIN DECK GRILL Mon - Fri: 10 am - 8 pm Sat: 2 pm - 8 pm

TINKER LIBRARY

Bldg. 5702 | 405.734.2626 Tue - Thur: 10 pm - 6 pm Fri - 10 am -5pm Sat - 9 am - 5 pm

VANWEY DINING Bldg. 5902 | 405.734.2918 Mon - Fri Breakfast 6 AM - 8 AM Lunch 11 AM - 1 PM Dinner 4:30 PM - 6:30PM Weekends & Holidays Breakfast 7 AM - 10:30AM Brunch 10:30 AM - 1 PM Dinner 4:30 AM - 6:30 PM FLIGHT KITCHEN 405.734.8505 Mon - Fri: 4 PM - 5 PM

YOUTH CENTER

Bldg. 5520 | 405.734.7866 SCHOOL AGE Mon - FRI: 6 AM - 6 PM OPEN RECREATION Sat: 10 AM - 6 PM

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Ar ts & Cra f t s

ARTS & CRAFTS

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Auto H o bby

AUTO HOBBY SHOP Bldg. 6002 // 405.734.5616 Wed - Sat: 10 am - 8 pm Tinker Auto Hobby has fully stocked tool cribs, 12 bays, five vehicle lifts, and two brake racks available for people to work on their own vehicle.

Courses and Programs: The Automotive Safety Course qualifies patrons to use shop equipment. The course is offered every Thursday at 3:30PM, but other times can be arranged as needed. There are also watch and learn programs available for brake jobs, front-end alignments, oil changes, anti-freeze checks, tire balancing, and tire rotations. Auto Mart: If you are interested in selling a vehicle in the base Auto Mart (located in the east parking lot in front of Bldg. 477), please visit Arts and Crafts with the vehicle title/registration, license plate number, identification card, proof of insurance and a credit card number. Free Air Need air? Stop by the front of the Auto Hobby Shop and use the 24/7 free air pump. Tinker Car Wash The Tinker Car Wash is located on the north side of the Auto Hobby Shop. The car wash has an automatic and self-service side, multiple wash options, and takes cash or credit cards. Prices range from $5 – $12.

Q ua li f i e d R e c ycli ng Pro gra m

QUALIFIED RECYCLING PROGRAM Bldg. 1156 // 405.739.3610 Mon - Fri: 7 am - 3 pm Tinker QRP’s mission is to provide an efficient and cost effective recycling program on Tinker Air Force Base to all customers, including the civilian workforce, military members and their families, and the industrial side of the base. The program is used to divert as much material as possible away from landfills while being cost efficient. QRP recycles metal, paper, cardboard, toner, aluminum, and newspaper. The 24 hour drop off site is located on the west side of bldg.1156 and has collection bins for cardboard, mixed paper, aluminum cans, tin cans, and plastic. Any excess proceeds realized by the NAF Recycling Program are re-invested into the MWR fund to help with many base wide functions supporting our troops. Reduce…Reuse…Recycle!

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Ai r ma n & Fa mi ly R e a d i ne s s Ce nte r

DITCHING THE DORM

MILITARY & FAMILY READINESS CENTER Bldg. 6001 // 405.739.2747 Mon - Fri: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm APT. ONLY

What’s the Military & Family Readiness Center Mission? To provide targeted Military and Family support and services, contributing to the mission readiness, resiliency and well-being of the Air Force community. The M&FRC provides services in several areas: – Information, Referral and follow-up – Coordination and consultation with other base and civilian agencies to strengthen base policies and programs, all in effort to benefit Air Force Families. – Assistance for base leadership in their efforts to meet family needs.

1st & 3rd Thursday // 9:00 - 10:00 am Thinking about moving out of the Dorms? Join us for one of our “Ditching The Dorms” Virtual Workshops to learn how to financial prepare for your move. Reserve your spot by calling the A&FRC.

RIGHT START November 1 & 15 // 7:30 am - 3:00 pm Did you just arrive at Tinker AFB within the last 60 days? Then join us for Tinker Family Orientation to learn all the ins and outs of Tinker AFB. Don’t let the name fool you, this workshop is open to ALL Airman and Spouses. Reserve your spot by calling the A&FRC.

Who is eligible? – Active Duty Military members and their family members. – Guard and Reserve members and their family members. – Retired military personnel and their family members. Deployment Benefits: – Give Parents a Break via CDC – Hearts Apart Morale Calls – Car Care Because we Care * Vouchers can be obtained at the Airman & Family Readiness Center Tinker M&FRC has computers that Service Member can use during normal operation hours. Food Pantry: Open during Hours of Operation MondayFriday between 7:30AM to 4:00PM Airman’s Attic: Open during Hours of Operation MondayFriday between 7:30AM to 4:00PM (Open to all E-6 and below, all services) Airman can come once a month and fill a bag with items. If you are looking for something specific, we can notify them when a donated item comes in.

Appointments: Although we do our best to accommodate Airman’s needs, we are limited by manning and can see your folks much easier if you make, or have them make, an appointment with us, by calling 739-2747. All appointments are conducted by phone or email until further notice.

Personal Finance Readiness: We are here to help with all types of financial questions; basic money management, building a budget, preparing to move out of the dorms, debt reduction, understanding TSP, saving and investing to just name a few of the available services. Don’t wait if you have a question Air Force Aid: Apply for emergency assistance at www.afas. about finances, call us to make an appointment and let org. Call 405-739-2747 to set up an appointment after the us assist you to discover new ways to maximize your application is complete. After hours? Contact American Red money. Cross for emergency assistance. 877-272-7337 PAG E 9 | TIN K E R L IV ING | N ove mbe r 2 0 2 2 | TINK ER L IV ING.COM


Chil d & Yo u t h Pro gram s

YOUTH CENTER

Bldg. 5520 // 405.739.7866 Mon - Fri: 6 am - 6 pm NO DROP IN CARE

Youth Center Membership Program The Youth Center Membership Program is $60 a year per child ($50 if you sign up in the month of December) and open to youth 10-18 years of age who are dependents of active duty military, retirees, DoD civilians, and contractors. The program includes Power Hour, Fit Factor, Smart Girls, Passport to Manhood, Career Launch, Money Matters, Fine Arts, Arts and Crafts, computer and internet access (monitored), a variety of video games and consoles, and much more on a daily basis. During the summer a variety of weekly day camps are available. Before & After School Care (K-5th Grade) Transportation to/from: – Parkview Elementary – Soldier Creek Elementary – Barnes Elementary – Schwartz Elementary – Mid West City Elementary – Steed Elementary Program Clubs: – Torch Club: Ages 10-12 – Keystone Club: Ages 13-18 Tinker AFB Youth Programs are for ages 5-18 (ages 3-4 for Start Smart Sports Programs) and is affiliated with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA). Tinker Youth participate in the BGCA’s Five Programs: -- Education and Career Development -- The Arts -- Health and Life Skills -- Character and Leadership Development -- Sports, Fitness, and Recreation. 4-H Programs The Youth Center also offers three 4-H programs throughout the year. The goal of 4-H programming is to develop growth and development in the four essential elements (Belonging, Mastery, Independence, and Generosity). The Oklahoma County 4-H Extension Office, Oklahoma 4-H Military Liaison, and Tinker Youth Center work closely to offer a variety of projects/programming. MilitaryChildCare.com MilitaryChildCare.com (MCC) is an exciting initiative that was launched at Tinker AFB in August of 2017. MCC is a Department of Defense website for military families seeking child care. It enables families to search for and request care, manage their requests, and update their profile online, making it easier for families to find the child care they need.

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Chil d & Yo u t h Pro gram s Daily Membership Activity Clubs Mon – Fri: 4 pm - 5 pm Information available at the Youth Center. Youth Dance Class $50 a month for 1 class per week. Additional $60 recital fee and this will cover the recital costume. Dance classes will offer free trial classes the first week of each month. Classes offered are: Ballet/Tap and Hip Hop. Classes are for children ages 3-18 and are 50 minutes long. Youth Martial Arts $55 a month for 2 classes per week. (3rd child in a family is free). Private Lessons: $50 per 1 hr session. Martial Arts is offering free trial classes for the first 2 classes of each month. Kuk Sool Won is a Korean system of highly effective fighting techniques that teaches body throws, joint locks, break falls and pressure point exploitation as well as hand and foot striking techniques. Kuk Sool Won is a well-rounded martial art that increases your fitness, flexibility, balance and mental focus as you learn self-defense. Uniform/Lifetime Membership: $100 one-time cost. – Uniform includes all patches sewn and white belt – World Kuk Sool Association (WKSA) membership valid for ALL KSW school world-wide – Testing Fees: $40 for full belt promotion. Includes new belt and promotion certificate. – There is no charge for stripe promotions. Before the end of the first month of instruction, a fee of $100 will be charged for the full uniform, belt and lifetime membership to the WKSA. Other fees may be charged for belt testing, seminars, tournaments and additional equipment as required. Instructor will provide positive guidance while teaching the traditional Korean martial art style of KUK SOOL WON. Program curriculum will be in accordance with the World Kuk Sool Association (WKSA). The instructor and school is fully licensed by the WKSA. Instruction will be tailored to the age group in each particular class. The instructor will work with each student to help them become better global citizens through the study of martial arts. Other associated programs available are Stranger Danger, Bully-Proofing, and Women’s Self Defense. Other specialty programs and private lessons may also be provided on request. Additional activities include participation in tournaments, special seminars and belt testing. Youth Sports All youth sports programs are $60 for youth ages 5-12 and the Start Smart for youth ages 3-4 is $75 (starter kit included). Youth Sports offered: Soccer Flag Football/Color Guard/Cheer (October - December) Basketball/Color Guard/Cheer Baseball Start Smart offered: Soccer Flag Football (October - December) Basketball Baseball PAG E 1 2 | T IN KE R L IVING | N ove mbe r 2 0 2 2 | TINK ER L IV ING.COM


Chil d & Yo u t h Pro gram s

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER - EAST Bldg. 3904 // 405.734.4212 Mon - Fri: 6 am - 6 pm

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER - SOUTH Bldg. 1101 // 405.582.9025 Mon - Fri: 6 am - 6 pm

CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER - WEST Bldg. 5510 // 405.734-3646 Mon - Fri: 6 am - 6 pm

Child Development Program The Child Development Program is conveniently located in three separate facilities. The centers provide quality developmental care for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years by certified and well-trained child care providers. The programs offered include full-day and hourly care. Children of active-duty military, DoD civilians, reservists and contractors assigned to Tinker are eligible to participate. The child development programs are DOD certified and nationally accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Programs Offered: Full-day Child Care // Short-term Drop-in Care // Give Parent’s a Break // Parent’s Night Out. MilitaryChildCare.com MilitaryChildCare.com (MCC) is an exciting initiative that was launched at Tinker AFB in August of 2017. MCC is a Department of Defense website for military families seeking child care. It enables families to search for and request care, manage their requests, and update their profile online, making it easier for families to find the child care they need. Register today at www.militarychildcare.com: Step 1 - Create account. Go to militarychildcare.com to create an account containing information about your family or to login using an existing user name and password. Step 2 - Search and request care. Search the system for the child care options that best fit your needs and submit your requests for care. Step 3 - Manage my requests. You can manage your requests for care from anywhere in the world. Step 4 - Update my profile. Keep your My Profile page up-to-date with important information. To get started visit: MyChildCare.com. For questions/support, call 855.696.2934

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Tink er L a n es / / Pi n D e c k G r i l l

TINKER LANES

PIN DECK GRILL

Bldg. 5703 // 405.734.3484 Mon - Fri: 10 am - 9 pm Sat: 2 pm - 9 pm

Bldg. 5703 // 405.734.3484 Mon - Fri: 10 am - 8 pm Sat: 2 pm - 8 pm

Open Bowling Prices: Adults: $3.75 Seniors 55+: $3.00 Juniors 17 & under: $3.00 Shoe Rentals: Adults: $2.75 Juniors: $2.00 Lane Rental: $15 per hour, does not include shoes Saturday Cosmic Bowling: 6 pm - 8:30 pm // $4 per game // $15 All You Can Bowl

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Tink er L ibra r y

TINKER LIBRARY Bldg. 5702 // 405.734.2626 Tues - Thurs: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm The Tinker Library provides a collection over 20,000 adult, teen and children’s books. It also has a multimedia collection including thousands of the latest DVDs, CDs, and Audio books. Audio books include MP3 players and books on CD. There are 17 computers with high-speed Internet connectivity, wireless Internet access, and Open Office applications. CLEP and DANTES study materials (print and video) are available, along with the CSAF reading materials. The colorful kid’s room hosts books and puzzles. Other services include fax and photocopying. Mango Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language. In addition to traditional language courses, Mango also offers access to a variety of specialty mini courses, like Pirate, Medical Spanish and romance courses. Mango can be accessed at the library, remotely, or even on-the-go with apps for iPhone(r), Android(tm), Kindle(r) and Nook(r). To sign up to start learning a new language, CAC holders can register by visiting the Air Force portal. Dependents, retirees and other non-CAC holders can visit: https://connect.mangolanguages.com/tinker-afb/start to create your account. Contact the Base Library for the passcode. OverDrive Overdrive is an excellent resource provided by the Air Force. Set up a free account to download ebooks, audio books, music, and videos. You must sign up at the Tinker Library front desk for OverDrive, then you can access your account online from anywhere. Universal Class Visit the Tinker Library and use one of the computers to sign up for one of the free online programs and classes through Universal Class. There are over 500 courses to choose from including business, law enforcement, health services, and more. RB Digital Magazines RB Digital Magazines is the world’s largest newsstand with over 900 online magazines available to you through your Air Force Library. Register an account for free downloads and streaming to your computer or device! Or download the RB Digital Magazines app to view your magazines. Please visit or call the library for the card number code and more details. Library Resources There are resources for book reports, science projects, speeches, and much more. The library is the perfect quiet place to study with plenty of study desks and two private study rooms. Inquire about learning programs the next time you visit, or call for more information.

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Fitnes s

216 FITNESS ANNEX

3705 FITNESS CENTER

GERRITY FITNESS

Bldg. 216 // 405.734.2163 24/7 CAC Access Mon - Fri: 4 pm - 8 am

Bldg. 3705 // 405.734.4664 24/7 CAC Access Mon - Fri: 4 pm - 8 am

Bldg. 6004 // 405.734-5607 M,Tu,W,F : 5 am - 10:30 pm Sat: 9 am - 5 pm

216 & 3705 Fitness Located on Arnold Street on Tinker AFB, the Tinker 216 Fitness Annex Center features a wide range of workout equipment to keep you fit to fight! Featuring free weight equipment, assisted weight machines, and cardio equipment, 216 has everything you need to keep yourself in the best shape possible! There are also 6 newly renovated racquetball courts. Both the men’s and women’s locker rooms have saunas and steam baths. 3705 offers weight equipment as well as an array of cardio equipment. Our fitness centers also offer a variety of fitness classes. Gerrity Fitness Center The Gerrity Sports and Fitness Center serves as the core fitness center for intramural sports, squadron & group fitness programs, and self-directed fitness activities for the base community. This 36,500 square foot, modern, well-equipped facility offers an excellent assortment of aerobic machines, dressing rooms complete with steam and sauna baths. The cardiovascular equipment includes integrated TV screens and two large multipurpose basketball courts and a racquetball court. Microfit personal fitness assessments by a certified personal trainer are available. Open to Active Duty, Dependents, retirees, and DoD Civilians. Closed for deep cleaning on Thursdays and Sundays. Outdoor facilities include softball diamonds, a lighted track, lighted tennis courts, flag football field and a paved marked jogging trail. Intramural sports include bowling, flag football, golf, softball, volleyball, basketball and several minor sports tournaments and special events throughout the year.

OU T DOOR REC RE ATI O N

ODR Bldg. 478 // 405.734.5875 Tues - Fri: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm Outdoor Recreation (ODR) is the hub for our equipment rental, RV/boat storage, Iszard pool and FamCamp. The mission of Outdoor Recreation is to provide fun opportunities for Tinker Air Force Base military, civilian, and their families. Outdoor Rec strives to teach outdoor skills, knowledge, safety, and environmental ethics to all ages and abilities. With outdoor experience and interests, an appropriate social, leisure lifestyle can be developed.

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Educat io n S er vi ce s

EDUCATION SERVICES Bldg. 201SE // 405.739.7408 Mon - Thur: 7:15 am - 4 pm Fri: 7:15 am - 4:30 pm

COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE AIR FORCE (CCAF) OPERATIONAL PAUSE CCAF operations are being migrated to the Student Information System (SIS). Unfortunately, this migration is not a seamless process, thus, CCAF services will be unavailable until MAR 2023. Please be patient with Education Center staff as this is going to be a challenging time for all concerned. The Education Center will continue to provide assistance to our fullest extent. EARN COLLEGE CREDIT THROUGH TESTING Rose State College (RSC) is home to the National Test Center. What does this mean to you? Both civilians and military can take computer-based CLEP and DSST on the RSC campus. The computer-based testing allows you to receive results at the end of most exams. Exams are completely free to active duty with military ID card and one other form of identification. Service members must pay out-of-pocket for retakes. To test, call (405) 7337320 to schedule an appointment. Visit the Education Services Center (bldg. 201SE) for a complete list of available exams. An education counselor will be glad to assist you with selecting exams that will apply to the CCAF degree. Study guides and practice exams can be checked out from the Base Library, bldg. 5702, or accessed through the Air Force Virtual Education Center (AFVEC). For assistance, contact the Education Services Center @ (405) 739-7408. OKLAHOMA CITY AVIATION EDUCATION ALLIANCE Southeastern Oklahoma State University offers a Bachelor’s in Aviation Management with options in Safety, Production & Operations, Business, Maintenance, and Security. Take a look at our Production & Operations option that emphasizes quality, production & operations, management science, purchasing and materials management! Our next term is Spring 1 starting 9 JAN 23. We also offer a popular master’s degree in Aerospace Administration and Logistics! Apply today and start in just a few weeks! Please visit us, at the SE/AEA Office (appointments only) in the Education Services Center (bldg. 201SE), call (405) 7332210 or email Lori Rupert at LRupert@se.edu for more information. PAG E 2 0 | T IN KE R L IVING | N ove mbe r 2 0 2 2 | TINK ER L IV ING.COM


PARK UNIVERSITY Park University is registering for the upcoming terms! We offer several academic programs in: Business Administration, Computer Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Human Resource Management, Information Computer Science, Logistics, and Military Studies, that include a list of many concentrations and minors to consider. Instruction is offered at the Tinker AFB Campus, online, or via Zoom. Visit: Park.edu or contact the Campus Center Director, Angela Perry, 405-732-6149 or email: angela.perry@park.edu. Get ready for your education journey to begin! WEBSTER UNIVERSITY Webster University on Tinker AFB offers graduate programs in Management in Leadership, Human Resource Management, Cybersecurity, and Information Technology, as well as dozens of online programs and certifications. Webster University has rolling admissions, with no strict deadline date to apply and no GRE or GMAT required for admission. The Fall 2 term course dates are 17 OCT to 17 DEC 22. Please phone us today at (405) 5350515 or email jeraldharrison82@webster.edu for more information. ROSE STATE COLLEGE Spring enrollment begins 1 NOV 22. Throughout November, Rose State College (RSC), will participate in the First-Generation College Celebration and events will be held to support and promote First-Generation students and staff. There will be opportunities to learn about various degree programs, the admissions process, financial aid, and meet with faculty and staff members. Spring classes begin 17 JAN 23. For more information on spring enrollment or any questions regarding RSC call 405-736-0350. To schedule a meeting with one of our advisors visit: https://go.oncehub.com/ MilitaryAdvisement. OKLAHOMA CITY UNIVERSITY November means Fall, the onset of the holidays and all things Pumpkin Spice, but also signals the new year will soon be upon us. If you have been thinking about taking advantage of your Tuition Assistance (TA) to enhance career opportunities, now is the time gather information for Spring 2023 options. Oklahoma City University’s (OCU) Leadership Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a valuable addition to a bachelor’s degree in any area. Tinker military and civilians receive discounted MBA tuition and fees making TA go further than at most public and private universities. To find out more about OCU’s Tinker MBA (available evenings on-campus or online), contact Tinker MBA Advisor Cindy Treadway: ctreadway@ okcu.edu or 405-208-5154.

2022 Briefing Schedule

The Education Center announces the 2022 briefing schedule. Interested service members should contact the Education Center @ (405) 739-7408 to RSVP as seating is limited. Social distancing and a facial mask are required to participate.

ENLISTED COMMISSIONING BRIEFING Briefing Time: 0900 (arrive no later than 0850) 6 Jan // 3 Mar // 5 May // 7 Jul // 1 Sep // 3 Nov College 101 Briefing Time: 0900 - 1500 (arrive no later than 0850) 12 Jan // 2 Feb // 9 Mar // 13 Apr // 11 May //8 Jun // 13 Jul // 10 Aug // 14 Sep // 12 Oct // 9 Nov // 14 Dec SKILLBRIDGE BRIEFING Briefing Time: 0900 (arrive no later than 0850) 27 Jan // 24 Feb // 24 Mar // 21 Apr // 26 May // 23 Jun // 28 Jul // 25 Aug // 22 Sep // 27 Oct // 17 Nov // 15 Dec Pre-registration is required for all briefings – call (405) 739.7408 to RSVP.

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I nfor mat io n, Tic k e t s & Trave l

ITT

Bldg. 478 // 405.734.3791 Tues - Fri: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Here at the Tinker Information, Tickets and travel office we can help you book your dream vacation. Want to visit the Eiffel tower or dive deep in the waters of Hawaii? Prefer a cruise we can help you find the perfect one? Need a little adventure, how about discounted attraction tickets. Need a Fed Ex drop off location, we’ve got you covered. We would love to help you out with with any of your travel needs. Give us a call or stop on by! Disney tickets available next day - Local attractions available same day

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Ti nke r G o l f Cl u b

Tinker Golf Club Bldg. 6601 // 405.734.2909 Sun - Sat: 7:30 am - 7:30 pm 18 holes of gently rolling golf is enjoyable for riding and walking alike. The layout presents itself with all trouble easily visible to the golfer except for the pond and nearly island green on number 15, that can’t be seen from the tee. It is a fun course to play for all ages. From juniors to seniors and everybody between. The friendliness and camaraderie is unmatched. Don’t have a group? We will help find you great people to play with. We also have a driving range and practice area to help hone your skills, including group and individual lessons for all ages. Our pricing structure makes Tinker more affordable than most courses in the area. We will never make you feel you are still at work, so come by for a quick nine before going home for the day. Our relaxed and welcoming atmosphere will make your round fun and relaxing. Leagues- several leagues participate during the week. If you work in one of these areas join in the fun. Squadron Tournaments– Bring your event to the course. We host many events throughout the year. With your event we provide shotgun starts for larger groups , scoring , cart name recognition for players and beverage services. Pro Shop– Name brand merchandise at below average pricing make Tinker a great place for all of your golfing needs. From golf balls to that new shirt you have been eyeing. Come in and get the best deal around. Monthly Fun Tournaments– Have you ever putted in a sand trap or played 18 par 3’s in one round? How about holes ranging up to 1000 yards long? At Tinker you can do this and more by participating in our “fun” monthly events. Family Tees– A shorter course for young and beginning golfers. These forward tees marked on the cart paths on the front nine provide young and beginning golfers the same chance at par as more experienced players from regular tees. Soccer Golf– Still available on our front nine if you aren’t really into regular golf but like soccer. Friends can play mixed matches of golf and soccer golf. Current dress code– No vulgar shirts. Uniforms can be worn on the range and putting green but not on the course. Only golf or tennis shoes may be worn. No boots, cleats other than golf. No cutoff shorts. PAG E 2 3 | T IN KE R L IVING | N ove mbe r 2 0 2 2 | TINK ER L IV ING.COM


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U ni te Pro gra m

Unite Program Bldg. 478 // 405.734.3567 Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

BUILDING UNIT COHESION THROUGH GROUP RECREATION Why Unite? There are so many ways the Unite Program can be used. The main focus of the program is to build unit cohesion. The program can be used to develop a new skill, or competency, improve physical fitness, increase moral, promote interaction, have fun and so much more! Goals 1. Support SQ Leaders 2. Maximize use of FSS Facilities 3. Measure Impact 4. Provide maximum flexibility to SQ commanders Program Development 1. Ready to Execute (RTE): FSS Related events should be considered first as they are pre-approved and easy to implement. This also keeps funds on the installation. 2. Unit Developed Program (UDP): UDP’s capitalize on opportunities in the local area and require prior approval from the AFSVC. Approval may take up to 30 days. 3. Volunteer/Free: Charitable work provides a cost-effective team building activity that allows co-workers to see each other in a new light and can make a real difference in your community. Free events do not need approval, but information still needs to be captured. Eligibility Unite programs benefit all airmen in a unit including assigned active duty, reserve and APF/NAF Civilians. Family members can participate but they must pay any applicable fees

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