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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.

NEWS

  • 2019 TRICARE Open Season, Federal Benefits Open Season starts next month

    Did you know that the TRICARE Open Season and Federal Benefits Open Season happen only once a year? Unless you experience a Qualifying Life Event, open season is your only chance to enroll in or make a change to your enrollment for the participating programs.TRICARE Open Season applies to anyone

  • Air Force motorcycle mishaps hit historic lows

    In fiscal year 2019, the Air Force saw a 69% reduction in motorcycle fatalities and a 41.5% decrease in lost-time injuries over a 10 year period. Fatalities dropped from 13 in 2010 to four in 2019 and lost-time injuries during that same period decreased from 224 to 131.

  • Share your truth: Be present (Part 2)

    “I was in an undercover [police] survival class and they said if you can recognize or comprehend that you have been shot, then you can live. At that point you can address the injury and call for help. In life, a lot of times, it’s the same way. We don’t recognize or comprehend that we have been shot

  • Air Force recognizes Energy Action Month 2019

    During Energy Action Month, the Air Force will emphasize the need for smart energy solutions and inform Airmen, Air Force senior leaders, policy makers and aligned organizations about what they can do to effectively distribute, generate and manage resilient and reliable energy across the enterprise.

  • Influenza requirement update – suspense change to Dec. 15, 2019

    IAW DHA-IPM-19-006, 29 Aug 2019, in order to maximize force medical readiness before peak influenza season, the Air Force goal is to immunize greater than 90% of all Active and Reserve Component (RC) personnel by December 15, 2019.Air Force personnel who are required to receive the flu vaccine have

  • Real Science vs. Bro Science: Safe Supplement Use

    Operation Supplement Safety is a DOD initiative that focuses on getting military members the information they need to make smart decisions when it comes to consuming dietary supplements, energy drinks, weight loss supplements and more.

  • Facts about DD Form 214's for Guard, Reserve

    The Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or DD Form 214, is a document Airmen may receive at certain points in their careers such as separating from an active duty unit, completing job training, or returning home from a deployment.Air Force Reservists and Air National Guard members

  • IBM’s GRIT mobile app helps Veterans and their families transition

    Getting Results in Transition, or better known as GRIT, was developed in response to the growing concern about the rate of suicide among Veterans, especially during the transition from activity duty to civilian life. Social determinants, like health, employment, housing, social connectedness, and

  • VIDEO: Remembering 9/11

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- 507th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters honor the bravery and sacrifice of first responders who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

  • Executive order offers better access to mental health resources

    Executive Order 13822, "Supporting Our Veterans During Their Transition From Uniformed Service to Civilian Life," directs the departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security "to come together and ensure we have seamless access to mental health care and suicide prevention resources for

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