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On-Final, the monthly official bulletin for the Airmen of the 507th Air Refueling Wing, an Air Force Reserve Command unit at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. For information, contact the 507th ARW Public Affairs Office at 405-734-3078 or email us at 507arw.pa2@us.af.mil.

On-final editions


  • Word from the birds

    Col. Miles Heaslip, 507th Air Refueling Wing former commander, and Col. Michael Parks, 507th Air
  • Okies welcome new wing commander

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Col. Michael Parks succeeded Col. Miles Heaslip as the commander of
  • ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – Nov. 5, 2020

    ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – Nov. 5, 2020 (Vol 40, No. 11)(Click headline to follow link to story and
  • Okies say farewell to commander, vice

    Reservists, friends and family bid farewell to both the vice commander and commander of the 507th Air Refueling Wing here Oct. 21 and Nov. 5, respectively, commemorating their service to the wing with final flights operating the KC-135R Stratotanker. Col Esteban "Esty" Ramirez, 507th ARW vice commander, retired after nearly 30 years of service and more than 5000 flight hours as a command pilot. Ramirez joined the 507th ARW in December 2019. Col Miles Heaslip, commander, will go on to serve at 4th Air Force Headquarters at March Air Reserve Base, California, and served as the 507th ARW commander from June 2018-November 2020.
  • 507th ARW November enlisted promotions

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Promotions from the 507th Air Refueling Wing enlisted ranks
  • Commander declares Public Health Emergency at Tinker AFB

    Tinker Installation Commander Col. Paul Filcek declared a Public Health Emergency for the installation on Nov. 5, 2020. Filcek cited the “increasing risk to force and risk to mission with COVID-19 cases on the rise in Oklahoma, the surrounding counties and Tinker AFB” as the reason behind the declaration, which will be in effect for at least the next 30 days.
  • HQ ARPC announces ARC Field Orientation Course dates

    Headquarters Air Reserve Personnel Center will virtually host an Air Reserve Component Field Orientation Course for Air Force Reserve MPF/CSS personnel November 18-19, 2020.
  • Commander addresses Reserve Mobility capabilities at A/TA 2020

    Lt. Gen. Richard W. Scobee, chief of the Air Force Reserve and commander of Air Force Reserve Command, highlighted Total Force integration, the Reserve’s rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Reserve’s unique weather reconnaissance, aerial spray and aerial firefighting missions during the Airlift/Tanker Association’s 52nd annual convention, symposium and technology expo this week. This year’s event was held virtually due to ongoing COVID-19 health concerns.
  • ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – Oct. 23, 2020

    ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – Oct. 22, 2020 (Vol 40, No. 10)(Click headline to follow link to story and
  • HQ RIO releases full IR survey results

    Headquarters Readiness and Integration Organization’s vision continues to be making it easy for

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