The Tinker Honor Guard functions under a quota system, where each wing is responsible for providing a certain number of members based on the wings emlisted population. The team is currently comprised of 66 active members divided into 3 primary rotating flights (Alpha, Bravo & Charlie).
Personnel interested in joining the Tinker Honor Guard, must do so via their unit First Sergeant.
Each flight performs 14-days of on-call duty (members report to Honor Guard office for duty), 14 days off-duty(members report to their regular work centers) and 14-days stand-by duty (members report to their work centers but are subject to being called by the Honor Guard to supplement the on call flight if funeral support is needed).
The Tinker AFB Honor Guard averages 45 funerals and 12 color guards per month
Area of responsibility span approximately 38,000 square miles (43 out of 77 counties) throughout the state of Oklahoma
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