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  • ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – May 1, 2021 (Vol 41, No. 5)

    ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – May 1, 2021 (Vol 41, No. 5)(Click headline to follow link to story and photos)'Clean Corridor' ensures mobilization successMore than 50 Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing here, departed for a deployment in early April along with four KC-135R Stratotankers.Air Force

  • 'Clean Corridor' ensures mobilization success

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – More than 50 Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing here, departed for a deployment in early April along with four KC-135R Stratotankers.This deployment marks the first major mobilization since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.507th Air Refueling Wing

  • ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – April 9, 2021 (Vol 41, No. 4)

    ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – April 9, 2021 (Vol 41, No. 4)(Click headline to follow link to story and photos)Reservist saves motorcyclist's lifeA Reservist in training to become a KC-135 Stratotanker pilot saved the life of a local motorcyclist on his way back to Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma, March

  • Reservist saves motorcyclist's life

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – A Reservist in training to become a KC-135 Stratotanker pilot saved the life of a local motorcyclist on his way back to Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma, March 20, 2021.2nd Lt. Max Atkinson, a student pilot in the 71st Student Squadron at Vance AFB and projected to be

  • 730th Air Mobility Training Squadron trains the next generation

    Reservists from the 730th Air Mobility Training Squadron, Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, prepare for a training sortie March 4, 2021. The 730th AMTS is a geographically separated unit of the 507th Operations Group, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, whose mission is to train future KC-135, KC-46 and

  • A-10s refuel with Okies

    An A-10 Thunderbolt II from the 75th Fighter Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, refuels from a KC-135 Stratotanker from 465th Air Refueling Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, on their way to Red Flag March 5, 2021. The 507th ARW performs daily air refueling missions both locally and

  • F-16 Viper and F-22 Raptor demo teams refuel with Okies

    Pilots with the F-16 Viper and F-22 Raptor Demonstration Teams fly behind a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 465th Air Refueling Squadron assigned to Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma March 8, 2021. The F-16 team from Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, and the F-22 team from Joint Base Langley–Eustis,

  • Defense Contract Management Agency conducts first flight with Okies

    An F-35 Lightning II from the Defense Contract Management Agency conducts its first flight and first tanking with a KC-135R Stratotanker from the 465th Air Refueling Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 24, 2021. Once fully tested this F-35 will join the fleet at Eielson Air Force Base,

  • Okie Airmen receive initial COVID-19 vaccine

    More than 250 Reservists and civilians in the 507th Air Refueling Wing, 513th Air Control Group and 10th Flight Test Squadron here voluntarily received the first of the two-part Moderna COVID-19 vaccine Feb. 7, 2021, during the February unit training assembly.

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