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Helping You Live Life
Helping You Live Life
May 2015
6120 Arnold Street
Tinker AFB, OK 73145-8101
PRSRT STD
US Postage
PAID
Permit 73
Oklahoma City, OK
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TINKER LIVING
May 2015
Helping You Live Life
Tinker Living is here to let everyone
know about the activities and services
available on Tinker Air Force Base.
We provide dining, recreation and skill
development for all ages. Our purpose is
to deliver information for your leisure and
entertainment needs.
Contents:
4........................ Family Child Care, May Calendar
6........................ Tinker Club
7........................ Youth Center, Tinker Library
10........................ Arts and Crafts Center
11........................ Outdoor Recreation, Auto Hobby
Shop
13........................ Tinker Bowling Center
14........................ Airman and Family Readiness
Center, Education Services
15........................ Golf Course
FSS Serving You...
Arts & Crafts Center
Resource & Referral
Lodging
Gift Corner
Family Child Care
Outdoor Recreation
Auto Skills
Gerrity Fitness Center
Equipment Checkout
Bldg. 478 734-5615
Bldg. 3001 734-2396
Bldg. 6001 734-7980
Bldg. 6001 734-7190
Bldg. 5604 734-5095
Bldg. 478 734-5875
Bldg. 6004 734-5607
Bldg. 478 734-5875
Airman & Family
Readiness Center
3705 Fitness Center
Qualified
Recycling Program
Base Library
Annex Fitness Center
Tinker Club
Bowling Center
Education
Services Center
Vanwey Dining Facility
Bldg. 6002 734-5616
Bldg 6001 739-2747
Bldg. 5702 734-2626
Bldg. 5703 734-3484
Café 3001
Bldg. 3001 734-3161
Café 3001
Superfortress
Skytrain
Stratolifter
Iron Duke
Jay Hawk Bldg. 9001
Bldg. 3705 734-4664
24/7 with ID access card
Bldg. 216 734-2163
24/7 with ID access card
Bldg. 201SE 739-7408
Golf Course
Bldg. 6601 734-2909
Pro Shop and Course
Mulligans Grill
Honor Guard
Bldg. 244 734-4226
Child Development
Centers
East – Bldg. 3904
734-4212
West – Bldg. 5510
734-3116
South - Bldg. 1101
582-9025
Information,
Tickets & Travel
Bldg. 1156 739-3610
Bldg. 5603 734-3418
We cater - call 734-3418
Bldg. 5905 734-3155
Open Weekends,
Holidays AFMC & Family Days
Youth Center
Bldg. 5520 734-7866
Before and After School
Program
ID Card Section
Bldg. 460 739-7646
Bldg. 478 734-3791
For Current Hours Please Visit TinkerLiving.com/Contact
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72nd FSS Marketing
(405) 734-2077
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Advertising Account Executives:
Sarah Barrow, James Bridges,
Vicki Madden, Wendy Russell,
Nancy Sade, Brianne Webb
For information regarding
advertising, call (405) 278-2830.
Published by The Journal Record, a private firm
in no way connected with the U.S. Air Force, The
“Tinker Living” is an authorized supplement to the
Tinker Take Off. Contents of the supplement are not
necessarily the official views of, or endorsed by the
U.S. Government, The Department of Defense or the
Department of the Air Force. “The appearance of
advertising in this publication, including inserts and
supplements, does not constitute endorsement by
the Department of Defense, the Department of the
Air Force or The Journal Record of the products or
services advertised.”
“Everything advertised in this publication shall
be made available for purchase, use, or patronage
without regard to race, color religion, sex, national
origin, age, marital status, physical handicap,
political affiliation, or any other nonmerit factor of
the purchaser, user, or patron.”
“Content is edited, prepared, and provided by
the 72d Force Support Squadron Marketing and
Publicity office of Tinker Air Force Base, Air Force
Materiel Command, Oklahoma. All photographs are
Air Force photographs unless otherwise indicated.”
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Family Child Care
Recruiting For
Family Child Care
Providers
The Tinker Family Child
Care (FCC) program
is actively recruiting
providers to care for
children in their homes.
The program offers a
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flexible schedule and the
opportunity to earn extra
income while staying
home. The FCC program
is looking for providers
to care for children with
special needs; including
children with asthma,
allergies, cerebral palsy,
physical impairments,
etc. The FCC program is
also actively recruiting
providers who might
offer Expanded Child
Care Programs such
as swing/evening shifts
and weekend care. Call
405-734-7190 for more
information.
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Peace of Mind
Families entrust the care of their loved
ones to our dedicated, trained staff in
Finch Landing Memory Support.
We’re helping people with dementia
experience joy, comfort, and meaning
in their lives every day.
We invite you to tour the community
and see what we have to offer.
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405.769.7677 www.fountainbrookliving.com
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Open Sat. & Sun. 11AM-5:30PM • Mon.-Thurs. 1PM-5:30PM
Fox Hollow: A new addition with 1 acre &
larger lots. Great selection! ¼ mile s. of Reno
on Triple XXX Rd.
FOREST GLEN
½ blk n. of S.E. 29th On Hiwassee –
Gated city lots Choctaw schls
Smaller lots now available.
DEER RUN
63rd & Henney wooded 1 Ac. lots –
Jones schls
STONEGATE CROSSING
Located 1 mi. E of Choctaw Rd on
Reno, 1 Ac. lots, Choct. schls.
WOODLANDS:
SE 15th, just w. of
Douglas Adj. to John
Conrad Golf Course City
lots – Mid-Del schls
14400 SE 29th
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HUNTINGTON:
¼ mi. e. of Choct Rd on SE 44 Many
wooded 1 ac. lots avail. Choct. schls
QUAIL HOLLOW:
¼ mi.e. Anderson Rd. on Reno 1 ac
lots, Choct. schls. EZ Access to TAFB &
interstate
TUSCANY RIDGE:
Located ½ mi. n. of SE 29 on Anderson
Model hm – gated community 1 ac. lots
– Choct. schls
CASTLE GATE:
1/2 mi. e. of Hiwassee Rd. on Reno ½
ac. lots, Choct. schls. Gated community
swmbuilders.com
405-733-1169
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Tinker Club
Lunch Specials:
Looking for a convenient and delicious lunch? There is no
need to venture off base for the best deal in town!
Tuesday – Friday from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. the Tinker Club serves
up a delicious buffet, and a soup and salad bar.
Tuesdays at the Club:
Beef & Chicken
May 5: ¡Cinco de Mayo! Buffet
Wednesdays at the Club:
May 6: Stir Fry/Mongolian Buffet including a
National Crepe Suzette Day selection.
May 13: Southern Buffet
May 20: Pasta Buffet
May 27: A Taste of Thai Buffet
Social Hour
Fridays, 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
Social Hour at the Club is free for all
club members and only $5 for nonmembers. Includes food and rotating
drink specials, every Friday.
First Friday Crud
Tournament
May 1, 4 – 6:30 p.m.
Do not miss out on this month’s First
Friday Crud Tournament! Sign up a four
person team for the Crud Tournament
or just enjoy watching the fun as others
battle to win the famous trophy.
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Mother’s Day Brunch
May 10, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Enjoy a great brunch with mom
at the Tinker Club! Member prices
are as follows: adults $21.95, children
10-12 $8.95, and children 6 – 9 $5.95.
Non-member prices are as follows:
adults $24.95, children 10-12 $10.95,
and children 6 – 9 $7.95. All children
5 and under will be free. To make the
required pre-paid reservation for this
delicious meal, please call or visit the
Tinker Club by 5 p.m., May 8.
Thursdays at the Club: BBQ Buffet
May 28: National Hamburger Day including a buffet of
house made sliders.
Fridays at the Club:
Wings & Things Buffet
For more information about lunch specials at the Tinker Club,
call 405-734-3418.
For more information about specials, events, and
membership call the Tinker Club at 405-734-3418
or visit TinkerLiving.com/Club.
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Youth Center
Summer Camp Registration
Registration for the Tinker School Age Program is now open.
Care is available from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday, with breakfast, lunch,
and an afternoon snack provided. There are a variety of supervised activities,
field trips, swimming, bowling, clubs, and movies. Be sure to contact the Youth
Center to sign up your school aged children for a summer of fun!
Baseball Season
Baseball registration is now open for children ages 3 – 12 and begins on May
4. This baseball season is sponsored in part by Tinker Federal Credit Union.
Tae Kwon Do
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6 – 7 p.m.
Tae Kwon Do provides athletic training with the combination of combat, selfdefense, and balance. Classes are available for ages 6 through adult and open
to Active Duty, civilians, contractors, and retirees. Sign up for the entire month of
May for only $60. Family rates are also available.
Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum Teen Field Trip
May 2, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Youth will get to explore the Firefighters Museum and enjoy lunch together
on this fun and educational outing. Open to ages 10 – 18 years old for just $10
(includes transportation, museum entry, and lunch).
Youth Membership Variety Show
May 6, 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Come out for an evening of entertainment at the Youth Center! Free for ages
10 – 18. Refreshments will be provided.
Teen Night/Teen Council Meeting
May 8, 7 – 11 p.m.
Teen night at the Youth Center includes free dinner.
Power Hour Finale
May 15
Power Hour points must be logged by May 8 in time for the finale.
For more information about programs
offered at the Tinker Youth Center, please call
405-734-7866.
Tinker Library
Volunteers Needed!
The Tinker Library is currently
looking for volunteers for the
upcoming Summer Reading Program.
Reliable volunteers will be asked
to work a couple of days each
week this summer, starting mid-May.
The minimum age requirement for
volunteers is 15 years old.
Summer Reading
Program
June 6 – Aug. 8
This summer-long initiative is a great
program that gets children excited
about reading and encourages family
involvement. The Summer Reading
Program Kick-Off Party will be 11 a.m.
– 5 p.m. on June 6. Find the library
tent at Summer Bash to sign up for
the Summer Reading Program and
receive a free shirt and incentive bag
(while supplies last).
Story Time
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m.
Join the fun at the Tinker Library as
Mr. Peter reads great stories during the
weekly story time.
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.
Online Library Catalog
The Tinker AFB Library catalog is
now available online! Visit TinkerLiving.
com/Library to view everything that
the library has to offer, including the
latest New York Times best sellers and
new DVD releases.
Zinio
Zinio is the world’s largest
newsstand with over 900 online
magazines available for download.
To learn about the Air Force Zinio
program and registration, please go
to TinkerLiving.com/Library or visit the
library.
Hours of Operation
The library is open Tuesday Thursday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Friday
from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday from 9
a.m. - 5 p.m., and closed on Sunday
and Monday. The library is available
for all military and civilian families with
base access.
For more information about the Tinker Library please
call 405-734-2626.
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Arts & Crafts Center
SPECIAL EVENTS:
Spring Craft Fair
May 8, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Located in Hallways G and F, and the
Oklahoma Room of Bldg. 3001.
Book Fair
June 11 – 12, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Located in the Oklahoma Room of
Bldg. 3001.
SERVICES:
Frame Shop Gallery
May 1 and 15, 6 – 7 p.m.
Cost: $20 per class.
Pick out a fired ceramic piece to
paint and take home! All children 10 and
under need parental supervision.
Basic Beading
Instructor JoAnn Cochran
May 5, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $45 per class, includes supplies.
Join this class to have fun and make
custom jewelry. Students will learn basic
repair and jewelry making skills from
simple string to complex designs.
Turn anything into a work of art with
custom cut mat and frames from the
Frame Shop.
Custom Flag Boxes and
Coin Holders
Handcrafted wooden flag boxes
and coin holders, perfect for retirements,
going away, and awards.
Embroidery and Engraving
Personalize your awards and gifts
with embroidery, monogramming, or
engraving.
CLASSES:
Elastic Band Weaving and
Paracord Weaving
Instructor JoAnn Cochran
May 1, 6 – 7 p.m.
Cost: $20
Jewelry making is a fun way for
children to express their creativity. This
jewelry class is for ages 5 – 15, Children 10
and under need parental supervision.
Pick & Paint
Instructor Kaylyn Mashlan
Cherokee Double Walled
Western Oklahoma Basket
Making
Instructor Mary Stone
May 9, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $75, includes supplies.
Sign up for this Saturday class to make
a custom basket creation.
Beginning Wire Wrapping
Instructor JoAnn Cochran
May 12, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $45 per class, includes supplies.
Wire wrapping is a unique jewelry
making technique that is centuries old.
Join this class to make beautiful pieces!
Tree of Life Pendant
Beginning Sewing
Instructor Kaylyn Mashlan
May 6 and 20, 12 – 2 p.m.
Cost: $25 per class, includes supplies.
Learn basic machine skills including
threading a machine, winding a bobbin,
and selecting stitch length and width.
These skills will be practiced by creating
a crayon roll up, a fun project that can
easily be reproduced to create other
kinds of roll ups. Sewing machines are
available but you can bring your own to
learn how to operate it.
Kumihimo Braiding
Instructor JoAnn Cochran
May 6 & 20, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $45 per class, includes supplies.
Learn how to use a Kumi Loom and
braid a Kumihimo necklace. Looms are
available for in-class use.
Instructor JoAnn Cochran
May 13 and 27, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $45 per class, includes supplies.
Sign up to make a Tree of Life
Pendant with birthstones! Use your own
birthstone color or someone else’s to
make the perfect, personalized gift.
Bling Party
Instructor JoAnn Cochran
May 15, 6 – 9 p.m.
Cost: $45, includes snacks and drinks.
Create your own jewelry using Epoxy
clay at the Bling Party! Your extraordinary
jewelry will be made with unique colors,
various mediums, and crystals that will
elevate your personal style.
Cork & Canvas
Instructor Kaylyn Mashlan
May 15, 6 – 9 p.m.
Cost: $40, includes wine, snacks, and
supplies.
Create a masterpiece painting with
step-by-step instruction from a local artist
while enjoying appetizers, sipping wine,
and having fun! This class is a perfect
team building activity; private parties of
ten or more can be arranged. Sign up
and pre-pay seven days in advance.
Free for Single Airmen!
Cookies & Canvas
Instructor Kaylyn Mashlan
May 16, 1 – 2 p.m.
Cost: $20, includes supplies.
A fun class for children, 5 - 15 years
old, to create a painting while enjoying
cookies, juice, and friends! The local
artist will go step-by-step to teach a fun
beginner painting. Children 10 and under
will need a parent to attend the class
with them. To sign up, students must prepay seven days in advance.
Advanced Beading
Instructor JoAnn Cochran
May 19, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $45 per class, includes supplies.
Make perfect, customized jewelry by
using advanced techniques in this class.
Eastern Cherokee Splint
(Twill) Basket Making
Instructor Mary Stone
May 23, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: $75, includes supplies.
Sign up for this Saturday class to make
a custom basket creation.
Advanced Wire Wrapping
Instructor JoAnn Cochran
May 26, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $45 per class, includes supplies.
Learn advanced wire wrapping
techniques to make beautiful jewelry.
Arts & Crafts is open
Tuesday – Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and located in Bldg. 478.
For more information about Arts & Crafts please call
405-734-5615 or visit TinkerLiving.com/Arts.
Arts & Crafts Policies:
To receive a full refund for a
class, reservations must be
canceled within three days
of start date; after the class
start date refunds or credits
can only be made when the
patron goes on emergency
leave, TDY, or sick leave with
proper documentation.
days before the class date.
Sign up requirements are
dependent on the nature of
the course.
All patrons must present a
receipt for a refund.
Private classes cannot be
refunded unless canceled
by Arts & Crafts.
Full refunds will be given
when a class is canceled by
the Arts & Crafts Center for
insufficient participation or
instructor absence.
Arts & Crafts classes require
advance sign up; please
plan on registering 3 – 10
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If the minimum requirement
of participants do not sign
up in advance the class will
be canceled.
Private parties of 10 or more
can be arranged with an
instructor for some classes.
For kids’ classes, children
10 and under need parent
supervision during the entire
class.
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Outdoor Recreation
Outdoor Recreation and
Equipment Checkout are located in
Bldg. 478 and open 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.,
Tuesday – Friday. For more information
about ODR/equipment Checkout,
please call 405-734-5875 or visit
TinkerLiving.com/OutdoorRec.
Outdoor Recreation
Outdoor Rec provides fun
opportunities for the Tinker community
to learn outdoor skills, knowledge,
and safety. Join one of the upcoming
organized trips including hiking in
the Wichita Mountains or visiting the
Boathouse at Lake Arcadia; or arrange
a private trip with 8 – 12 friends.
Guided Striper Fishing
Get great rates on guided striper
fishing tours at Lake Texoma through
Outdoor Rec! Call for details.
Discounts Available!
You may qualify for a discount
through RecOn or the Single Airman
Program Initiative, call for details.
Equipment Checkout
Equipment Checkout has rentals for
all of your outdoor needs. Please visit
TinkerLiving.com/Equipment for a full
list of items and prices.
RV Storage
Looking for a safe, reliable, and
easily accessible place to store your
boat, RV, or utility trailer? Outdoor
Recreation has an RV storage lot
located on base that can store any
recreational vehicle, 30 feet or less in
length. Cost per RV is $96 for six months
or $160 for one year.
Moonwalk/Bounce Houses
Equipment checkout has a great
variety of bounce houses that can be
rented for birthdays, gatherings, and
parties! Reserve yours while they last for
just $120 a weekend (Friday – Tuesday).
Iszard Pool
Get a pass to stay cool this summer!
Season passes are on sale now.
Prices are as follows:
$40 individual
$75 family of 3 – 5
$85 family of 6 – 8
$95 family of 9 – 11
Outdoor Recreation and Equipment
Checkout are located in Bldg.
478 and open 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.,
Tuesday – Friday. For more
information about ODR please call
405-734-5875.
Auto Hobby Shop
Tinker Auto Hobby
has fully stocked tool
cribs, 12 bays, three
vehicle lifts, and one
break rack available for
people to work on their
own vehicle.
Through the Single
Airman Program, the
Auto Hobby Shop
offers special discounts
for single active duty
airmen, reservists, sailors,
and single active duty
parents.
The Automotive
Safety Course qualifies
patrons to use shop
equipment. The course
is offered every Thursday
at 3:30 p.m., but other
times can be arranged
as needed. There are
also watch and learn
programs available for
break jobs, front-end
alignments, oil changes,
anti-freeze checks, tire
balancing, and tire
rotations.
If performing auto
maintenance does not
interest you, the Auto
Hobby staff can do it
for you! The professional
staff can complete your
headlight restoration,
engine flush, transmission
flush, coolant flush, fuel
flush, power steering
flush, transaxles and
drives servicing for only
$75 each (plus fluid, if
needed).
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 the Auto
Hobby Shop with the
vehicle title/registration,
license plate number,
identification card, and a
credit card number.
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.
The Tinker Auto Hobby Shop is open
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Wed. – Sat.
and can be reached at 405-734-5616.
Visit TinkerLiving.com/Auto for more information.
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Tinker Bowling Center
20 Game Bowl-A-Thon
May 3, 12 p.m.
Do you have what it takes to bowl
20 games? Sign up for the 20 Game
Bowl-A-Thon and test your endurance;
just $40 per person.
UFC Ball League
May 13, 6:30 p.m.
Tinker Lanes is excited to announce
the fun 15 week UFC Ball League.
Each player will receive an Air Force
exclusive UFC bowling ball of their
choice at the completion of the
league. This league is $16 per person,
per week and includes three games
and shoes. The base with the most
participation will send the winning
team to the UFC event in Las Vegas!
Single Airmen can participate for half
the cost, please call for details. Teams
of four can sign up by visiting or calling
the Bowling Center.
Cosmic Birthday Party
Day
May 16, 2 – 4 p.m.
Cosmic bowling offers the perfect
atmosphere for birthday parties! If you
are interested in booking a birthday
party under the cosmic lights please
call to make the required reservation.
Mixed 9 Pin No Tap
League
May 21, 6:30 p.m.
Teams made up of one male and
one female can sign up for this fun 12week league that plays every Thursday
evening for a three-game series. Each
week is $13 per player, with an $8 linage
and $5 prize fund.
May 2015
MONDAY
ColorRama!
Every Friday, 7 p.m.
Dollar Day: Dollar games, dollar
shoes, dollar hotdogs, dollar fries,
and dollar sodas from 9 a.m. –
3 p.m.
Come out for an evening of fun with
the color pins. Colorama is only $15 per
person for three games. Payouts based
on conversions of color pin placements.
TUESDAY
Cosmic Bowling
WEDNESDAY
Come out and bowl under the
lights! Saturday night Cosmic Bowling is
$10 per person for unlimited games and
includes the shoe rental. Or bowl by the
game for $3.50 per person, per game
and shoes for $2.50. There is a Family
Color Pin Day: Make a strike with
a color pin in the head pin position
to win one free game coupon (limit
3 per bowler) 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Senior Day: Seniors 55+ bowl for
$1.25 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Open Revolving Senior League:
12 p.m., bowl three games 9 pin no
tap for $3.75 per bowler.
Every Saturday, 7 p.m.
Cosmic Special for $35 which includes
one lane for up to eight bowlers, two
games, one pizza, soda, and shoes.
Come out for this night of music,
bowling, lights, and fun!
Coming in June:
HOOK UP 2 BOWLING
June 2, 6 – 8 p.m.
Keep the kids cool this summer with
eight weeks of Tuesday night bowling
and lessons. This excellent program
is open to youth 7 – 17 years old and
costs $99 per bowler.
SATURDAY
Family Day: Two hours of
bowling for $25 per lane, up to six
players per lane with shoe rentals,
from 1 – 5 p.m.
Lunch Bowl Special
Tuesday – Friday: $1.50 games from
10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Tinker Bowling Combo
Buy a combo meal and enjoy $1
games. Valid during same visit only;
non-transferable.
Bring your event to Tinker Bowling Center!
Pizza Bowl
Every Friday, 6 – 9 p.m.
Fridays are full of fun at Tinker Lanes
with all you can eat pizza and bowling!
Eat and play for $18, children 10 and
under for $10. Price includes pizza, soda,
bowling, and rental shoes.
You can bowl three games, with shoes, Monday – Friday for
only $6 per person with a 12 player minimum. Call 405-734-3484
or come by Tinker Bowling Center to book your event!
Bowling Center Hours: Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday: 1 – 11 p.m.
Sunday: CLOSED
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Airman and Family Readiness Center
Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)
Understanding EFMP
The Exceptional Family Member
Program (EFMP) is a mandatory
enrollment program that works
with military and civilian agencies
to provide comprehensive and
coordinated community support,
housing, educational, medical, and
personnel services to active duty
personnel and their family members.
The program is designed to assist active
duty personnel during the assignment
process by identifying Exceptional
Family Members (EFM) having special
physical, emotional, developmental,
or intellectual needs. Assignment
coordination ensures families are
assigned to areas where access to
necessary resources will be readily
available.
Components of EFMP
The EFMP supports military families
with special medical and educational
needs. The program has three
components:
• EFMP-Assignment: Assignment
Consideration/Coordination
• EFMP-Family Support: Community
Resource/Referral/Relocation
Information
• EFMP-Medical: Identification and
Enrollment
EFMP Family Support · Bldg. 6001 · 405-739-2747
Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
(Closed Holidays & AFMC Family Days)
EFMP Medical · 72d MedGroup· Bldg. 1094
405-582-6025/6028/6023
EFMP Assignments · Military Personnel Section
Bldg. 460 · 405-739-3616
Enrollment in EFMP is the key to
readiness.
Family members with special
medical or educational needs,
including a spouse, child or an adult
dependent, should enroll in the
program. This includes family members
who require special medical services
for a chronic condition, those family
members receiving ongoing services
from a medical specialist, having
significant behavioral health concerns,
and those receiving early intervention
or special education services through
an individualized education program
or individualized family service plan.
Enrollment in the EFMP ensures
a family member’s documented
medical and educational needs are
considered during the assignment
process. It also allows families to
receive the support and assistance
they need to navigate medical and
educational systems.
Navigating the System
Locating and navigating formal
programs, services, and informal
supports when relocating can be
difficult. EFMP Family Support can
help bridge that gap, as well as
help families understand available
programs, determine program
eligibility, and apply for benefits
or entitlements. Navigating the
world of resources, paperwork and
requirements in the Exceptional
Family Member Program can seem
overwhelming, but Tinker’s EFMP
team is determined to provide a
clear, streamlined path for Airmen
and their Exceptional Family Member.
Tinker Resources
Several resources are available
to support families enrolled in
EFMP. Please contact your EFMP-FS
Coordinator for more information
concerning the below listing and
other available resources.
• EFMP Support Groups
• EFMP Respite Care: Free care
for EFM children and siblings
• Give Parents A Break Childcare
• Tinker’s EFMP Resource Library
• Sibshops
• Summer Camps
• Recreational Activities
• Family Fun Events
• Resource Fairs
• Training Seminars/Educational
Workshops
• PCS Transition Assistance
Airman & Family
Readiness Center
6001 Arnold St.
405-739-2747
Monday – Friday,
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Education Services
The Education
Services Center is
located in Bldg. 201SE,
at the intersection of 1st
Street and “C” Avenue.
Office hours are 7:15
a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday Thursday, and 7:15 a.m.
– 2:30 p.m. on Friday.
The Education
Services Center offers
a variety of services to
base military personnel
and their dependents.
Professional counselors
are available to
discuss educational
opportunities.
Appointments are not
required to visit the
center.
Tuition assistance
is available to military
personnel to help defray
the cost of tuition for
accredited colleges and
universities taught either
on or off base.
Six institutions offer
noontime, evening,
and weekend courses
on-base. Stop by the
Education Services
Center to visit with a
school representative
from:
• Rose State College
• Park University
• Oklahoma City
University
• Webster University
• University of
Oklahoma
• Oklahoma City
Aviation Education
Alliance
If you are thinking
about returning to
school, be sure to attend
the Higher Education
Track Briefing. The next
briefing is May 13 – 14.
Participants should arrive
30 minutes prior to the
scheduled start time of 8
a.m. on the first day.
For more information visit TinkerLiving.com > Other Services >
Tinker Education Services or call 405-739-7408.
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Golf Course
Memorial Day Golf 2015 Tinker Ryder
Cup
Tournament
June 12 – 14
May 23 – 25, 8 a.m.
Grab a partner
and play this three day
tournament. Golf will begin
each day at 8 a.m. and
will be played best ball,
scramble, and modified
alternate shot each day
to determine the winners.
Participants must have an
established handicap to
play.
Get Golf Ready
Clinic
May 12 – June 9
5:30 – 7 p.m.
Join the experienced
instructors to get prepared
for another season. This
thorough five-week clinic
meets every Tuesday,
covering different aspects
of the game. The Get Golf
Ready Clinic is open to all
levels of golf ability and is
only $99 per golfer.
The Ryder Cup starts
at 6:30 p.m. on Friday
with the Pairings Party.
Enjoy great food while the
Captain chooses teams
and assigns team colors.
Saturday will be the first
day of play (9 a.m. tee
time) with your Captain
picked partner. Nine holes
will be played best ball
and nine will be modified
alternate shot. All players
will be repaired by the
Captain for Sunday’s
match. Sunday will be
an individual 18 holes
starting at 9 a.m. and
will determine the 2015
Champions. You must have
an established handicap
to play. All levels of golfers
will be competitive in this
event. The entry fee of
$100 includes the pairings
party, team uniforms,
green fees, and cart.
For more information about the Golf Course, Golf Shop, and catering please call
405-734-2909 or visit TinkerLiving.com/Golf.
May 2015
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