507th Air Refueling Wing Leadership

  Commander                       Vice Commander                  Command Chief

 Colonel Douglas E. Gullion      Colonel Dana N. Nelson        Chief Master Sergeant

                                                                                          David B. Dickson

Biography Alphabetical List

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Col. Laurie A. Dickson is the commander of the 513th Air Control Group at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The 513th is the only Air Force Reserve unit that maintains and operates the E-3 Sentry, an Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft. The colonel is responsible for directing and maintaining the wartime readiness of the nearly 400 reservists under her command. (U.S. Air Force photo) COLONEL LAURIE A. DICKSON

Col. Laurie A. Dickson is the commander of the 513th Air Control Group at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The 513th is the only Air Force Reserve unit that maintains and operates the E-3 Sentry, an Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft. The colonel is responsible for directing and maintaining the wartime readiness of the nearly 400
3/22
2018
Chief Master Sgt. David B. Dickson, 507th Air Refueling Wing command chief, sits for an official photo July 13, 2017, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason) CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT DAVID B. DICKSON

Chief Master Sergeant David B. Dickson is the Command Chief Master Sergeant of the 507th Air Refueling Wing, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. As the senior enlisted non-commissioned officer, Chief Dickson is responsible for advising the commander on the health, welfare, morale and discipline of the Citizen Airmen in the largest Air Force Reserve flying unit in the state of Oklahoma.
7/14
2017
Colonel Dana N. Nelson is the Vice Commander of the 507th Air Refueling Wing, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The 507th ARW is the largest Air Force Reserve flying unit in the state of Oklahoma. The wing reports to Fourth Air Force supporting Air Mobility Command's airlift and air refueling requirements, United States Strategic Command's alert and emergency war order requirements as well as C-17, KC-135 and in the future, KC-46 training requirements at a geographically separated unit at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. COLONEL DANA N. NELSON

Colonel Dana N. Nelson is the Vice Commander of the 507th Air Refueling Wing, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The 507th ARW is the largest Air Force Reserve flying unit in the state of Oklahoma. The wing reports to Fourth Air Force supporting Air Mobility Command's airlift and air refueling requirements, United States Strategic Command's alert and emergency war order requirements as well as C-17, KC-135 and in the future, KC-46 training requirements at a geographically separated unit at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
9/13
2016
Col. Christopher T. Amend Official photo COLONEL CHRISTOPHER T. AMEND

(Archived - Former Commander of the 507th Operations Group - Left the 507th ARW in October 2017) Col. Christopher T. Amend is the Commander, 507th Operations Group, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The group operates eight KC-135R “Stratotanker” aircraft and manages reserve C-17 and KC-135 flight training. The group supports Air Mobility Command’s airlift and air refueling requirements, United States Strategic Command’s alert and emergency war order requirements as well as C-17, KC-135 and in the future, KC-46 training requirements at a geographically separated unit at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
5/15
2016
Col. Eric Jenkins, 507th Air Refueling Wing Vice Commander, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. COLONEL ERIC R. JENKINS

(Archived - Former  Vice Commander of the 507th Air Refueling Wing - Left the 507th ARW in September 2016)Colonel Eric R. Jenkins was the Vice Commander of the 507th Air Refueling Wing, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The 507th ARW is the largest Air Force Reserve flying unit in the state of Oklahoma. The wing reports to Fourth Air Force
3/25
2016
Lt. Col. Richard Ropac, Commander of the 507th Mission Support Group at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla, LIEUTENANT COLONEL RICHARD C. ROPAC

Lieutenant Colonel Richard C. Ropac is the Commander, 507th Mission Support Group, 507th Air Refueling Wing, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The 507th Mission Support Group is the largest group in the 507th Air Refueling Wing, consisting of five squadrons. Col. Ropac is responsible for the management of the 507th Civil Engineering Squadron, 72nd
3/24
2016
Official photo of Col. Douglas E. Gullion, taken March 23, 2016, at Tinker Air Force Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason) COLONEL DOUGLAS E. GULLION

Col. Douglas E. Gullion is commander of the 507th Air Refueling Wing, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The 507th ARW consists of three subordinate groups and eleven squadrons employing more than 1,100 citizen Airmen. This Air Force Reserve Command wing reports to Fourth Air Force and supports Air Mobility Command's airlift and air refueling
3/23
2016
Chief Master Sgt. Jeffrey L. Davis is the Superintendent for the 513th Air Control Group at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The 513th is the only Air Force Reserve unit that maintains and flies the E-3 Sentry, an Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft, and reports directly to 10th Air Force. The chief is responsible for the effective management and utilization of more than 260 enlisted aircrew, maintenance and support personnel in 15 Air Force specialties working in support of airborne command and control operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/2nd Lt. Caleb Wanzer) CHIEF MASTER SERGEANT JEFFREY L. DAVIS

Chief Master Sgt. Jeffrey L. Davis is the Superintendent for the 513th Air Control Group at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The 513th is the only Air Force Reserve unit that maintains and flies the E-3 Sentry, an Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft, and reports directly to 10th Air Force. The chief is responsible for the effective
4/22
2014
140417-F-JZ554-682 LIEUTENANT COLONEL DAVID C. CAVAZOS

Lt. Col. David C. Cavazos is the commander the 970th Airborne Air Control Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. The 970th is the only Air Force Reserve squadron that flies the E-3 Sentry, an Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft. Cavazos entered the Air Force in 1993 with his acceptance to the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory
4/17
2014
Official Photo of Col. David Robertson, 513th Air Control Group Commander COLONEL DAVID W. ROBERTSON

(Archived - Former  Commander of the 513th Air Control Group - Left June 5, 2017) Col. David W. Robertson is the commander of the 513th Air Control Group at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The 513th is the only Air Force Reserve unit that maintains and operates the E-3 Sentry, an Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft. The colonel is
4/15
2014
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