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The TARMAC: Training Around MMAC

Fiscal Year 2021 is shaping up to be an exciting and dynamic year in the MMAC Training Program. Members can expect to see a host of beneficial training opportunities available throughout the year. Click for more…

 
Managing Official Forms and Records

There is a lot to know about the management of forms. Including some history about them, here is some information that will be helpful in how you handle them, from creation to cancellation. Click for more…

 
Thank You for Your Feedback!

By providing your input, you are giving leadership insight into what is working well in your organization or what needs to be changed. Click for more…

 
Oklahoma’s Route 66 Issues Passport for Travelers

Before you hit the Mother Road, be sure to order your own Oklahoma Route 66 Passport. Click for more…

 
U.S. Science and Engineering Festival (Virtual Event)
Vol.6 Issue 7

The USA Science & Engineering Festival is offering a Virtual STEM Expo from September 26th- October 3rd; live student interaction, with continued access from October 4th through October 31st. Click for more…

 
The TARMAC: Training ARound MMAC
Vol.6 Issue 7

As we approach the end of the year, member participation in training is in the high 90 percentile, and in some cases, is at nearly 100%. Great work, MMAC! Click for more…

 
Telework, Global Health Crisis and Records Management…OH MY!
Vol.6 Issue 7

Due to the COVID-19 global health crisis, a large number of Aeronautical Center employees are currently teleworking or are perhaps teleworking more often than they were before. Click for more…

 
Skydweller Aero Coming to Oklahoma
Vol.6 Issue 7

Imagine a huge, solar powered, unmanned airship flying high in the Oklahoma skies. This new, high tech venture may be happening ’sooner’ rather than later in adding an innovative technology to our aerospace industry. Click for more…

 
Wayne Coley… One of Air Traffic’s Finest
Vol.6 Issue 7

One of the Aeronautical Center’s finest is on his way from the 405 to the 808. Wayne Coley is headed to Hawaii as the next Air Traffic Manager of Honolulu’s Control Facility. Click for more…

 
ICBS Show August 18-20
Vol.6 Issue 6

Opportunities abound for people who want to learn about doing business with the government. Register for the 2020 ICBS Show via Eventbrite. Click for more…

 
The TARMAC: Training ARound MMAC
Vol.6 Issue 6

With the end of the fiscal year approaching, there are several mandatory training courses that are coming due. In addition to required courses, there are many opportunities in the MMAC Training Community for you to benefit from. Click for more…

 
CARPE POTESTATEM!
Vol.6 Issue 6

What do you know about your Leave and Earnings Statement? Click for more…

 
Pride in the Sky
Vol.6 Issue 6

Celebrating a trailblazer for LGBTQ+ rights and representation in aviation Click for more…

 
Pennies, Nickels and Dimes …Feeling Short Changed?
Vol.6 Issue 6

While there is an adequate overall amount of coins in the economy, the slowed pace of circulation has reduced available inventories in some areas of the country. Click for more…

 
Working among Winners
Vol.6 Issue 5

The Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Office of Finance and Management would like to celebrate the accomplishments of many well-deserving employees. Click for more…

 
Announcing "The TARMAC" – Training ARound MMAC
Vol.6 Issue 5

MMAC’s TARMAC is a new training newsletter that will be sent out periodically to broadcast upcoming training opportunities and information. Click for more…

 
Pets and Pandemic
Vol.6 Issue 5

Meet the furry friends of the Aeronautical Center who have been keeping employees company while teleworking during the pandemic! Click for more…

 
50 Ways to Enjoy Summer Camp at Home (Virtually)
Vol.6 Issue 5

Virtual summer camps are a great opportunity for parents to continue working while their children can still meet and interact with other students. Click for more…

 
Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Update: Additional Lifecycle Funds Now Available
Vol.6 Issue 5

Now that 2020 has arrived, the Lifecycle L2020 Fund is expiring. Learn what kind of new options are available to you through the Thrift Savings Plan! Click for more…

 
Getting Out of the House for a Bit… Virtually
Vol.6 Issue 4

After your normal work-day, take time to escape the confines of your house by exploring some fascinating sights via virtual tour. Click for more…

 
Amazing Podcasts Just Waiting to be Discovered
Vol.6 Issue 4

No matter what hosting platform you prefer, there is a treasure trove of podcasts just waiting to be mined. We’ve researched topics of engineering, aviation, drones, flight, STEM AVSED to help get you started. Click for more…

 
Oklahoma’s REAL ID Deadline Extended
Vol.6 Issue 4

The Department of Homeland Security has extended the federal REAL ID deadline to October 1, 2021. This means Oklahomans can continue to use their current driver license or Oklahoma identification card to fly domestically or enter federal facilities until this time. Click for more…

 
Aeronautical Center Training Opportunities and Requirements
Vol.6 Issue 4

Much like an airplane needs to be prepared for flight, employees require training to fortify their career. Find out what training opportunities are available to you right now. Click for more…

 
Engineering Students Get a Capstone Experience like No Other
Vol.6 Issue 4

Despite the interruption of the coronavirus, aeronautical center engineers provided virtual mentoring to students of local Universities with their Capstone projects. Click for more…

 
John Clabes – In Memoriam
Vol.6 Issue 3

Clabes was born March 21, 1926 in Poteau, Oklahoma and joined the Army Air Corps in 1944. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1950 with a Bachelor’s degree in journalism. Click for more…

 
Oklahoma Educational Television Authority Offers Free Learning
Vol.6 Issue 3

The Oklahoma Educational Television Authority (OETA) is collaborating with the Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) to provide in-home learning opportunities for students. Click for more…

 
Sharpening the Saw
Vol.6 Issue 3

Take advantage of extra time by investing in yourself. There are many free learning opportunities available via Skillsoft/Skillport! Click for more…

 
Creative Use of Zoom Brings Us Closer
Vol.6 Issue 3

With Zoom.com today, we can communicate simultaneously via video screen. You can also add custom backdrops to make your meetings more interesting and fun. Click for more…

 
Getting Ready for an ISO External Audit
Vol.6 Issue 3

It’s important that we consider internal or external audits to be good medicine for our organizations. Feedback is very helpful to improving how business is conducted. Click for more…

 
Traveling Virtually Across Oklahoma
Vol.6 Issue 2

With Spring at our doorstep, it’s time to start planning road trips to enjoy Oklahoma’s natural beauty. Now, you can plan ahead by taking a virtual field trip in advance to plan for some breathtaking sceneries. Click for more…

 
Financial Management Training Courses Available for Employees
Vol.6 Issue 2

For any employee that may be interested, several financial management courses are available in classroom and in virtual formats. Click for more…

 
Recognizing Food Sensitivities
Vol.6 Issue 2

Food sensitivity is different from a food allergy, and many of us will have a handful of food sensitivities happening in our bodies without us even knowing. Click for more…

 
True Sky Committed to True Partnership in Community
Vol.6 Issue 2

True Sky Credit Union held its annual meeting on March 3rd to a crowd of over 900 members. Click for more…

 
Enjoy STEM Activities at Home
Vol.6 Issue 2

While the pandemic may have interrupted our work lives, it has not dampened our curiosity or our interest in learning about science, technology, engineering and math. Click for more…

 
ESC’s Media Solutions Team Earns Davey Award
Vol.6 Issue 1

The Aeronautical Center’s "Creative Davids" win two Davey Awards! Click for more…

 
New Employees Welcomed to the Aeronautical Center
Vol.6 Issue 1

New Aeronautical Center employees have arrived. Welcome aboard! Click for more…

 
Artifacts Requested for Aerospace Exhibit
Vol.6 Issue 1

We need your assistance with regard to MMAC History for an upcoming historic exhibit. Click for more…

 
Growth of Oklahoma City Means Introduction of a New Area Code "572"
Vol.6 Issue 1

Local callers may soon have to dial area codes before all phone calls – with the addition of Oklahoma’s newest "overlay." Click for more…

 
A Late Blooming Rose
Vol.5 Issue 8

FAA Employee, Rose Ashley tells her courageous story of breaking free from abuse and living a rewarding, compassionate life. Click for more…

 
Twenty-four Employees Selected for New MMAC Employee Development Program "AsCEnD"
Vol.5 Issue 8

The Aeronautical Center Employee Development Program, AsCEnD, launched on October 30, 2019 with 24-members as part of the very first cohort. Click for more…

 
What Do You Really Know About the Freedom of Information Act?
Vol.5 Issue 8

Information is something that is shared across lines of business on a daily basis, but did you know that an official request for information is a federal law that has specific statutes and timelines? Click for more…

 
Taking Compassion for Angelman on the Road
Vol.5 Issue 8

When FAA employee, Maggie Cook’s son was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder, she and her husband took to the American road to spread awareness Click for more…

 
American Rocketry Challenge Blasts Off!
Vol.5 Issue 8

The American Rocketry Challenge is the "world’s largest rocket contest with nearly 5,000 students nationwide competing each year." Click for more…

 
 
 
 
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