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Default Air Force Logo Uniform policy changes for air reserve technicians
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Air Force Reserve Command has directed all air reserve technicians will wear military uniforms while on duty in order to facilitate cohesion between the Reserve and active-duty components.   This change affects ARTs represented by the bargaining unit and will take effect April 17. “The interaction between active duty
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Senior Airman Brandy Hill of the 465th Air Refueling Squadron hugs her son Lukas following a deployment Feb. 19, 2017, at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. More than 90 Reservists deployed in December 2016 in support of air operations at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, against the Islamic State group. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason) Welcome Home
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- More than 90 Citizen Airmen and four KC-135R Stratotankers from the 507th Air Refueling Wing here returned home Feb. 17 and 19 after supporting deployed air operations against ISIS at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The Reservists provided air refueling support to U.S. and coalition forces operating in U.S. Central Command's area of responsibility for Operation Inherent Resolve from Dec. 13, 2016, to Feb. 16.
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Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright speaks during his appointment ceremony on Joint Base Andrews, Md., Feb. 17, 2017. Wright succeeds Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody, who retires after 32 years of service, as the 18th Airman to hold this position. (U.S. Air Force photo/Scott M. Ash) CMSAF: Airmen say goodbye to Cody, welcome Wright
An American flag, the symbol of freedom, served as the backdrop in a vast aircraft hangar. The bleachers were filled to the brim with Airmen, families and well-wishers from all around the Air Force who came to bid farewell to the 17th Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody and welcome the 18th CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright during a transition and retirement ceremony Feb. 17, 2017 at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.
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Senior Airman Harlan Smith, 507th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron kisses his daughter and embraces his girlfriend prior to departing for a deployment to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Smith joined 93 other Citizen Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma who deployed prior to the holiday December 13, 2016.  (U.S. Air Force Photo/Maj. Jon Quinlan) Tinker Reservists to return from Southwest Asia
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Citizen Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing here are scheduled to return home today after supporting deployed air operations at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, against ISIS. An additional group of Airmen is scheduled to return from deployment on Sunday, Feb. 19.
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The Air Force Reserve celebrated 20 years as a major command on Feb. 17, 2017. On that date 20 years ago Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Ronald R. Fogleman presided over a ceremony in Washington, D.C., that established Air Force Reserve Command as the Air Force’s ninth major command. Prior to that date, the Reserve functioned as a field operating agency or a separate operating agency. 
AF Reserve celebrates 20th anniversary as major command
The Air Force Reserve is celebrating 20 years as a major command this month. On Feb. 17, 1997, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Ronald R. Fogleman presided over a ceremony in Washington, D.C., that established Air Force Reserve Command as the Air Force’s ninth major command. Prior to that date, the Reserve functioned as a field operating agency or a separate operating agency.
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Senior Airman Najee Menefee, a communications and navigation specialist from the 513th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, hooks up a forced air hose to an E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft on Feb. 4 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Reservists from the 513th Air Control Group deployed to the Hawaiian Islands to provide command and control for Sentry Aloha 17-01, a primarily Reserve and Air National Guard exercise that involves more than 40 aircraft and 1,000 personnel. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Caleb Wanzer) Reserve AWACS completes Sentry Aloha exercise
Reservists from the 513th Air Control Group finished their last day of Sentry Aloha 17-01 on Feb. 3, here, marking a full two weeks of successful missions in one of the best training events in the unit's history.
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507th Air Refueling Wing’s 2016 annual award winners: Master Sgt. Eric Kiddie of the 507th Security Forces Squadron, Col. Doug Gullion, 507th Air Refueling Wing commander, Mrs. Tara Randol, wife of Master Sgt. James Randol of the 507th Civil Engineer Squadron, Jan Davis, assistant vice president and branch manager of Tinker Federal Credit Union, Kathy Gillette, president and CEO of the Moore Chamber of Commerce, Master Sgt. Kimberlee Koldste, 1st Sgt. for the 507th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Tanya Windisch, assistant branch manager of Tinker Federal Credit Union, Chief Master Sgt. Stephen Brown, 507th ARW command chief, Capt. Christopher Nutt of the 465th Air Refueling Squadron, Tech. Sgt. Bradley Block of the 507th Maintenance Squadron and Lt. Col. Cliffton Vaughn, 465th Air Refueling Squadron commander, representing 507th Operations Group’s winners not in attendance: Senior Airman Richard Franz, Tech. Sgt. Sarah Plueger and Mrs. Rachael Garrison. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason) Okies announce top performers at annual awards banquet
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- The 507th Air Refueling Wing announced the winners of the 2016 individual awards Feb. 4. Col. Doug Gullion, 507th Air Refueling Wing commander, made the announcements at the annual awards banquet at the Tinker Club ballroom.
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Default Air Force Logo AF releases new guidance on civilian hiring freeze
The Air Force has released additional guidance in regard to the federal civilian hiring freeze implemented Jan. 23.
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Reservists with the 507th Civil Engineer Squadron frame out walls in the new emergency communications center in Bldg. 7017 Nov. 21, 2016, at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. Construction on the 1,500 sq. ft. emergency communications center is expected to be completed by April 1, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason) Reservists construct $3M emergency communications center
Five Reservists from the 507th Civil Engineer Squadron here are expected to complete construction on a 1,500 sq. ft. emergency communications center by April 1. The ECC is located within Bldg. 7017, which also houses the 72nd Security Forces Headquarters and Station 4 of Tinker Fire and Emergency Services, and is expected to be fully operational before the Star Spangled Salute Air Show May 20-21, according to 507th Civil Engineer Squadron project managers Joe Wade and Senior Master Sgt. James Randol.
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Lt. Gen. Stayce Harris, assistant vice chief of staff and director, Air Staff, speaks at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Observance in the Pentagon Auditorium, Washington, D.C. Jan 25, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Andy Morataya) MLK observance: Breaking barriers then, now
Lt. Gen. Stayce Harris, the assistant vice chief of staff and director of staff, was the keynote speaker for this year’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. observance at the Pentagon, Jan. 25, 2017.
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