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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.

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  • Tinker welcomes new honorary commanders, bids farewell to graduating class

    Tinker Air Force Base welcomed its newest class of honorary commanders while graduating its outgoing class in a ceremony held here Feb. 16. The incoming commanders as well as the graduating class, civic leaders from across Oklahoma, attended the dinner and met with their partner commanders from

  • Tinker lodging to close, last weekend for reservations

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – The Indian Hills Inn here will close permanently December 31, 2022, in accordance with the Department of the Air Force divestiture of lodging operations at nine installations to meet a Defense Department requirement that all lodging is self-sustaining without taxpayer

  • Under Secretary of the Air Force visits Tinker AFB

    During the visit, Jones traveled to the Oklahoma City Air Logistic Complex, which is the largest maintenance depot within the Air Force Materiel Command and supports various aircraft and engine workloads.

  • Reservists wrangle for rodeo honors

    Port dawgs with the 72nd Aerial Port Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma compete in their annual rodeo April 2, 2022, to determine who has the best aerial porting skills in the squadron.

  • VP of Cox Business Oklahoma selected as reserve wing honorary commander

    The 507th Air Refueling Wing here welcomed their 2022 honorary commander and held a tour and static aircraft display Jan. 27, 2022. Ashley Perkins is the wing's new honorary commander for 2022. As vice president of Cox Business Oklahoma, Perkins provides direction and leadership for the

  • Tinker AFB Exchange Welcomes Hunt Brothers to Express I

    The Tinker Air Force Base community can now enjoy fresh pizza on the go. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service Express I celebrated the grand opening of a new quick-serve restaurant: Hunt Brothers Pizza. 72nd Air Base Wing Mission Support Group Commander Col. John Cappella Zielinski and Mission

  • Tinker Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

    Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, recognizing the achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans. The observation was first introduced in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson. It was later expanded by President

  • COMMENTARY: 10th Anniversary of Don't Ask Don't Tell Repeal

    The United States military has come a long way in protecting the rights of LGBTQ+ military members over the past 10 years, spurred on with the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell on Tuesday, September 20, 2011. When the issue was being debated in Congress, LGBTQ+ military advocates were bolstered by

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