The 507th Air Refueling Wing Commander, Col. Miles Heaslip, speaks to employers of 433rd Airlift Wing Reserve Citizen Airmen at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Aug. 3, 2019. The employers, from the San Antonio, Texas, area, were on an Employer Support of Guard and Reserve's Bosslift tour. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Callie McNary)
An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, receives fuel from a 507th Air Refueling Wing KC-135R Stratotanker July 19, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Samantha Mathison)
An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, receives fuel from a 507th Air Refueling Wing KC-135R Stratotanker July 19, 2019. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Samantha Mathison)
Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visits the 507th Air Refueling Wing, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, July 31, 2019. Wright discussed total force integration with the Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 507th ARW. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mary Begy)
Torren Jackson (center) is pictured with rescuers that helped free him from swift running water May 29, 2019 when he was swept from the road while riding his bike and trapped inside a culvert in Prague, Oklahoma. From left: Teggan Jackson, Dakota Fite, Torren Jackson and Eric Whitesel. (Courtesy photo by Sharon Lee/Prague Times-Herald)
Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma hosted the 2019 Star Spangled Salute Air and Space Show June 1-2, where the 72nd Air Base Wing invited everyone from the local community to tour base aircraft, view aerial demonstrations and meet U.S. military members. (U.S. Air Force video by Tech. Sgt. Samantha Mathison)
A 507th Air Refueling Wing KC-135R Stratotanker flown by pilots Capt. Chris Nutt and 1st Lt. Cody Rosecrans from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, lead a formation of U.S. and Italian Air Forces aircraft consisting of F-35 Lightning IIs, F-16 Fighting Falcons and a B-52 Stratofortress over the Adriatic Sea during Astral Knight 19, June 4, 2019. KC-135 boom operators, Master Sgt. Ryan Cornell and Tech. Sgt. Shaylon Ladd, refueled the U.S. Air Force fighter aircraft during the mission. Astral Knight is an exercise taking place throughout various locations in Europe, involving over 900 Airmen and supports the collective defense and security of NATO allies and U.S. forces in Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua R. M. Dewberry)
A U.S. Air Force Reserve KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 507th Air Refueling Wing out of Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., takes off during Northern Edge, May 14, 2019, from Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Northern Edge is one in a series of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command exercises in 2019 that prepares joint forces to respond to crises in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Eric M. Fisher)
Col. Miles Heaslip, 507th Air Refueling Wing commander, discusses the importance of wartime preparation and readiness March 25, 2019, at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The 507th Air Refueling Wing's unit effectiveness inspection capstone event is scheduled for Nov. 15-19, 2019.(U.S. Air Force video by Lauren Gleason)
Reservists at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, will dine at Cafe 3001 for breakfast and lunch, and at Golden Corral for dinner on Saturdays until the reopening of the Vanwey Dining Facility. (U.S. Air Force image by Lauren Gleason)
Total Force Citizen Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma demonstrate flight and refueling capabilities of the KC-135R Stratotanker while augmenting the 100th Air Refueling Wing at RAF Mildenhall, England, July 1-29 in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve. F-15C Eagles from RAF Lakenheath, England and F-16 Fighting Falcons from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany air refuel with the 507th ARW KC-135R in this time lapse video, shot from two different missions, July 19 and July 25, 2017.
The "Okies" of the "Fighting 507th" have seen many changes in its diverse history from the P-47 “Thunderbolts” to the KC-135 “Stratotankers”, the unit continues to play a important role in our national defense. This video highlights the historical past of the 507th Air Refueling Wing, Air Force Reserve Command. (507th Fighter Wing, 507th Wing, 507th Tactical Fighter Group, 507th Fighter Group). (U.S. Air Force Video/Maj. Jon Quinlan)

   

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We had more visitors this week. Students from OBAP's Aerospace Career Education (ACE) Academy received hands-on exposure to AFRC A-10 #Warthog's, T-6 Texan II's and KC-135 #Stratotankers here at the #507ARW at Tinker Air Force Base. #ACE #OBAP Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission #AviationEducation #ReserveReform #afreserve KWTV - NEWS 9
CLOSURE NOTIFICATION | The Air Park will be closed from June 17 to Oct. 15 to repair and replace the sidewalks in the area as well as place sealant. Please see attached.
Twenty-six students from all corners of Oklahoma visited various units here at Tinker Air Force Base to learn more about future careers in aviation. #ACE Metro Technology Centers Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Federal Aviation Administration #507ARW 138th Fighter Wing
Our own Master Sgt. Eric Whitesel used quick thinking to save a life May 29, 2019, in Prague, Oklahoma. #ReserveResilient Read the full story below: 4th Air Force Headquarters, Tinker Air Force Base Air Force Reserve KFOR-TV KOTV - News On 6
Tinker Air Force Base hosted the 2019 Star Spangled Salute Air and Space Show, featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels June 1-2. Watch the video below for a recap! #ReserveReady
Check out this month’s On-Final News Bulletin, featuring the Tinker Air Force Base Air and Space Show, Okie support of a NATO exercise and a homecoming video of a deployer surprising his family. Click below to take a look! #ReserveReady https://www.507arw.afrc.af.mil/News/Article-Display/Article/1870357/on-final-news-bulletin-june-8-2019/
Welcome to the 72nd Air Base Wing’s new commander!
Here’s a special message from Col. Kenyon Bell, 72nd Air Base Wing Commander, before he passes the flag to the next commander...
Today, we reflect upon Operation Neptune, or D-Day, and the servicemembers who conducted the largest seaborne invasion in history. #DDay75 #ReserveResilient
The 2019 Aviation Career Education, or ACE academy provides middle and high school kids weeklong immersion experiences in a variety of aviation and aerospace professions. Today the Oklahoma City ACE toured with the 507th ARW at Tinker Air Force Base learning about the KC-135R, F-16 Fighting Falcon and the T-6 Texan II aircraft. (U.S. Air Force Photos by Maj. Jon Quinlan) #ACE #STEM #ReserveReform #AFReserve #AviationEducation #MetroTechnologyCenters Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission 138th Fighter Wing
A 507th Air Refueling Wing KC-135R Stratotanker flown by pilots Capt. Chris Nutt and 1st Lt. Cody Rosecrans from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, lead a formation of U.S. and Italian Air Forces aircraft consisting of F-35 Lightning IIs, F-16 Fighting Falcons and a B-52 Stratofortress over the Adriatic Sea during Astral Knight 19, June 4, 2019. KC-135 boom operators, Master Sgt. Ryan Cornell and Tech. Sgt. Shaylon Ladd, refueled the U.S. Air Force fighter aircraft during the mission. Astral Knight is an exercise taking place throughout various locations in Europe, involving over 900 Airmen and supports the collective defense and security of NATO allies and U.S. forces in Europe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua R. M. Dewberry) #ReserveReady Tinker Air Force Base Air Force Reserve #NKAWTG #Okies #507arw #AFReserve #Stratotanker
Leading the way, our Okies from Tinker Air Force Base fuel NATO exercise Astral Knight over the Adriatic Sea June 4, 2019. #ReserveReady Air Force Reserve
Effective July 12, the Department of Defense will limit eligibility to transfer Post 9/11 GI Bill&#174; benefits to service members with less than 16 years of total active-duty or selected reserve service. Essentially, if you were unable to commit to another four years for any reason, you would be unable to request a transfer of benefits. To find out if you qualify to transfer benefits, contact the Total Force Service Center at 1-800-525-0102. You can find more information about the GI Bill on our public website at #AFPC #AirForce #ReserveReform" target="_blank">https://www.afpc.af.mil/Benefits-and-Entitlements/Post-9/11-GI-Bill/ #AFPC #AirForce #ReserveReform</a>
Our KC-135R just took off for the Star Spangled Salute Air and Space show here at Tinker Air Force Base! #ReserveReady #TinkerAirShow
Aircrew from the 507th Air Refueling Wing demonstrate the capabilities of the #AFReserve KC-135R Stratotanker on day one of the Star Spangled Air and Space Show at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, June 1, 2019. (Courtesy Photo/Matthew Johnson) #Okies #TinkerAirShow #NKAWTG
Set up for the Star Spangled Salute Airshow is going great. Join us this weekend, gates open at 8 a.m. #Tinkerairshow
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels arrived yesterday at Tinker Air Force Base for the 2019 Star Spangled Air and Space Show to be held this weekend, June 1-2. Come check out all the aerial demonstrations, static displays, and meet your military service members for free. #TinkerAirShow #BlueAngels
Video from our 507th Air Refueling Wing KC-135R Stratotanker media flight launch in support of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels today for the Tinker Air Force Base Star Spangled Salute Air and Space Show. Join us this weekend, June 1-2 for the #TinkerAirShow. #AirRefueling #Drogue #IronMaiden #Tanker #Okies #AFReserve Markie Martin Mike Killian Photography #ReserveReady #BlueAngels #NKAWTG
Our own TSgt Lauren Gleason talks about how the Tinker AFB air show has become a family tradition. #reserveresilient
The 507th Air Refueling Wing welcomed a group of employers from San Antonio, Texas, Aug. 3, 2019, who saw first-han… https://t.co/efYt5Y5DEP
When you see their distinctive beret, you know our bases, our resources and our Airmen are well-protected because o… https://t.co/gI21RrcAP5
The 507th Air Refueling Wing Commander, Col. Miles Heaslip, informs a group of ESGR bosses about the wing’s mission… https://t.co/xKqbP1XaDT
Did you know the 507th ARW went to Alaska? Read all about the adventure below! #ReserveReady https://t.co/uB9GZVJKsv
The August On-final News Bulletin is now available! #ReserveReady https://t.co/VxLOVU2trc
Congratulations to our August promotees! 👏 #ReserveReady https://t.co/FtC0ovxjrw
CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright visited the 507th Air Refueling Wing, Tinker Air Force Base, July 31, 2019. Wright discussed… https://t.co/71Er2ZnjEV
CMSAF Kaleth O. Wright welcomed the 507th Air Refueling Wing's newest Reserve Citizen Airmen following their enlist… https://t.co/yoOlE2F3i1
RT @USAFReserve: Colonel gives deployers tips for getting in the door to civilian jobs - https://t.co/qAIPsAMtpa (Story by the @507arw) #Re
Local KOKH FOX 25 News, Oklahoma meteorologist Staff Sgt. Jeff George enlists in the Air Force Reserve today near T… https://t.co/zsPMIDCXcZ
Regardless of the capacity you serve in, we all have something to bring to the table when it comes to accomplishing… https://t.co/lOC4FXTM24
Here’s an awesome video about how our leaders have changed BMT to create better, well-rounded Airmen who will be eq… https://t.co/0neyQIF3ui
507th Maintenance Squadron Crewchiefs, Tech. Sgts. Adrian Condit and Mykal Short, prepare a KC-135 for flight at Te… https://t.co/ziT53EpaHC
The July On-final News Bulletin is now available! https://t.co/lBwi7BP3UP
Check out this FREE back to school health event sponsored by the 137th Special Operations Wing! No need to regist… https://t.co/HlJZTUfALm
"Remember to tell your story. Years will go by, memories will fade but if you tell your piece of the Okie story it… https://t.co/D9S6oXpzJ4
Congratulations to our July promotees!! #ReserveReady https://t.co/DFJsLVorn9
The Air Force Reserve is focusing on the future #ReserveReform https://t.co/t2m3RxYwWP
Check out this week’s Tinker Take Off to read a commentary by our very own Lt. Col. Darryl McLean, 72nd Aerial Port… https://t.co/3t0x62gzdr
Happy Fathers Day to all our Reserve Citizen Airmen who sacrifice by balancing their families with Air Force and ci… https://t.co/U7tWLAkrry