Tinker Wins Air Force Fire Protection Contest

Issue 11 and Volume 111.

Tinker Wins Air Force Fire Protection Contest The Air Materiel Command’s Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma City, Okla., has been judged winner of the Air Forcewide 1958 Fire Protection Achievements Competition, Headquarters, U. S. Air Force has announced. Placing second was Hickam Air Force Base, Honolulu, T. H., under Pacific Air Forces. Third-place winner was Tactical Air Command’s England Air Force Base at Alexandria, I.a. These bases were considered to have the best balanced programs in fire protection engineering, fire prevention and actual fire fighting and aircraft rescue services. The new contest was designed to instill throughout the Air Force recognition of the importance of effective fire protection to reduce loss of lives, resources and vital mission capability. In addition to the outstanding program conducted at Tinker AFB during fiscal 1958, that base also has been consistently among the leaders in the Air Force in a similar competition sponsored by…

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