Tinker Air Force Base is the largest single-site employer in the state of Oklahoma. There are more than 24,000 workers at Tinker, including active duty, civilians, and Guard and Reserve personnel. More than 25,000 cars and trucks pass through Tinker’s gates every day! The Air Force Base is like a city within a city. It has a golf course, bowling alley, library, movie theater, fitness centers, hobby shops, swimming pools, commissary (that’s a supermarket), base exchange (like WalMart), fire and police protection.