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Daughters of Union Veterans to meet in Oklahoma City
Sallie Peacheater Tent 18 of Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold its quarterly meeting May 13 in the Leroy Fisher Board Room of the Oklahoma History Center. Read More
First wave of Oklahoma Aviation Support Battalion returns from Middle East
A homecoming ceremony was held Tuesday in Norman for members of Alpha Company, 777th Aviation Support Battalion, 90th Troop Command of the Oklahoma Army National Guard. Read More
Q&A with Gary H. Foster: Defense department promotes cooperation between Reserve members, Oklahoma employers
Q&A with Gary H. Foster: Defense department promotes cooperation between Reserve members, Oklahoma employers Read More
Boys & Girls Club honors Oklahoma members
Kismet Okyere was chosen as youth of the year and Lindsey Sciberras was named military youth of the year during a Boys & Girls Club state competition. Read More
U.S. Announces Sanctions On 271 Syrians Over April 4 Chemical Attack
The blacklisted people work on weapons development for Syria, the administration says. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the sanctions "target the scientific support center" for the attack. Read More
Trump awards Purple Heart to wounded Army sergeant
President Trump awarded a Purple Heart Saturday to an Army sergeant who was wounded in Afghanistan. Read More
Oklahoma National Guard troops train Ukrainians for battle
About 250 soldiers from the Oklahoma National Guard's 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment deployed to western Ukraine in December as a part of Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, an international program designed to boost the country's military capability and bring stability to the region. Read More
State briefs
State briefs for April 22 Read More
US Navy makes nude photo sharing a punishable offense
The U.S. Navy announced on Wednesday new regulations that make it a punishable offense for sailors and Marines to post nude pictures of service members online without consent. The new regulations are a direct result of the recent scandal involving male Marines and sailors who posted nude photos of female Marines... Read More
North Korea threatens 'super-mighty' strike on U.S.
In an escalating war of words with the U.S., North Korea warned Thursday of a "super-mighty preemptive strike" that would reduce American military forces in South Korea and the U.S. mainland "to ashes," according to The Rodong Sinmun, official newspaper of North Korea's Workers' Party. The report,... Read More
Tactical Electronics' innovations aim for safety for law enforcement, military
Founded 18 years ago by owner Tim Thornton, Tactical Electronic provides training, tools and equipment to military and law enforcement customers. The company recently opened a 30,000-square-foot manufacturing facility where engineers are constantly developing and testing new technologies. Read More
Achievers
Achievers for April 15 Read More
Project to find photos of all of OKC's Vietnam war casualties is closing in on its goal
Wall of Faces project seeks photos of OKC's Vietnam casualties for display on National Mall Read More
"Mother of all bombs," dropped Thursday in Afghanistan likely was partly built at the McAlester Army Ammunition Plant
The "mother of all bombs" dropped by U.S. forces in Afghanistan Thursday likely was partly built by Oklahoma workers. Read More
Achievers
Achievers for April 8 Read More
Haley says U.S. ‘prepared to do more’ in Syria
“We are prepared to do more. But we hope that will not be necessary,” Haley said Friday. Read More
Oklahoma bases not stalled by KC-46 slowdown
Tinker and Altus Air Force Base officials are preparing for the coming deployment of KC-46 Pegasus tankers, regardless of their arrival. Read More
State briefs
State briefs for April 7 Read More
Pearl Harbor survivor traveling county to promote memoir
Lt. Jim Downing's tour to promote his book, "The Other Side of Infamy" had already taken him to half a dozen states by the time he visited Oklahoma. Read More
Mid-Del Tinker 100 Club to hold annual banquet Tuesday
The Mid-Del Tinker 100 Club, a group of Oklahoma civic leaders who support emergency responders from Midwest City, Del City and Tinker Air Force Base, will hold its annual banquet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Skirvin Hotel. Read More

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Tinker Air Force Base Celebrates 75 years

Jan 30Tinker Air Force Base kicked off a year-long celebration during a...

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Boxes for Troops

Dec 7The Hugs Project has been sending care packages to military men and...

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Tinker opens drone engine maintenance center

Nov 15A new public-private partnership between Rolls-Royce and the U.S....

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After 30 years, soldier gets ready for quiet retirement

Aug 10Col. Max Moss, public information officer of the Oklahoma National...