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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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  • Reserve, Guard ready to take force-shaping troops

    JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – The Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard should benefit from active-duty Air Force force-shaping actions made necessary by record Air Force retention levels.Amidst concerns during the ongoing pandemic, many active-duty Airmen who planned on retiring or

  • Air Force to allow longer braids, ponytails, bangs for women

    As an outcome of the 101st Air Force uniform board, Air Force women will be able to wear their hair in up to two braids or a single ponytail with bulk not exceeding the width of the head and length not extending below a horizontal line running between the top of each sleeve inseam at the under arm

  • 507th ARW January enlisted promotions

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Promotions from the 507th Air Refueling Wing enlisted ranks are:MASTER SERGEANTDavid Menotti, 507th Civil Engineer SquadronBenjamin Beard, 507th Maintenance SquadronCory Bridges, 507th Maintenance SquadronPhillip Herman, 507th Maintenance SquadronSTAFF SERGEANTDylan

  • Repayment dates change to Social Security payroll tax deferral

    UPDATE:  The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 was passed and extended the period for collecting deferred 2020 Social Security taxes.  The period for collection is now January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 (instead of January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021).

  • 507th ARW December enlisted promotions

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Promotions from the 507th Air Refueling Wing enlisted ranks are:SENIOR MASTER SERGEANTTrevor Senechal, 507th Civil Engineer SquadronTECHNICAL SERGEANTRachel Perry, 507th Maintenance SquadronSteven Wright, 507th Civil Engineer SquadronJay Constable, 507th Maintenance

  • Senior leaders provide update on strategic priorities

    Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, commander of Air Force Reserve Command, and Chief Master Sgt. Timothy White, AFRC’s command chief master sergeant, issued a memorandum for all Reserve Citizen Airmen November 30 titled AFR Strategic Priorities – Our Current Progress and Future Path. Here is the text of the

  • Word from the birds

    Col. Miles Heaslip, 507th Air Refueling Wing former commander, and Col. Michael Parks, 507th Air Refueling Wing commander, sit down to talk about leadership, first impressions and wing vision Nov. 6, 2020, at TInker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. (U.S. Air Force video by Senior Airman Mary Begy)

  • Okies welcome new wing commander

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Col. Michael Parks succeeded Col. Miles Heaslip as the commander of the 507th Air Refueling Wing here in a change of command ceremony Nov. 8, 2020. Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Pennington, 4th Air Force commander, presided over the ceremony, which took place at 9 a.m. in Hangar

  • 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

  • 507th ARW November enlisted promotions

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Promotions from the 507th Air Refueling Wing enlisted ranks are:MASTER SERGEANTJon Dubler, 507th Air Refueling WingJames Frey, 507th Air Refueling WingTECHNICAL SERGEANTBryan Russell, 507th Aircraft Maintenance SquadronAnthony Martinez, 507th Civil Engineer

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