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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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  • 513th Maintenance Squadron welcomes new commander

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- The 513th Maintenance Squadron change of command ceremony was held March 2, 2024, and Col. Alison Schorr, 513th Air Control Group deputy commander, presided over the ceremony.Maj. Ashley Hewko took command of the 513th MXS, succeeding Lt. Col. Carol Stanley as the

  • New Honorary Commanders Welcomed to Team Tinker for 2024

    Tinker Air Force Base is beginning the new year with a new group of Honorary Commanders. Twelve new members, ranging in backgrounds from entrepreneurs, politicians, and educators, joined the Honorary Commander Program during a ceremony held at the Tinker Event Center January 18, 2024.

  • Tinker welcomes first Catholic active duty chaplain in nearly a decade

    For the first time in nearly a decade, an active duty Catholic priest is serving Tinker Air Force Base civilians and active duty members. Chaplain (Capt.) Roberto Padilla joined the Tinker Chapel July 26. Padilla, originally from Colombia, was ordained 13 years ago at the Catholic Diocese of Trenton

  • Tinker welcomes first Catholic active duty chaplain in nearly a decade

    For the first time in nearly a decade, an active duty Catholic priest is serving Tinker Air Force Base civilians and active duty members. Chaplain (Capt.) Roberto Padilla joined the Tinker Chapel July 26. Padilla, originally from Colombia, was ordained 13 years ago at the Catholic Diocese of Trenton

  • Exercise AGILE BLIZZARD-UNIFIED VISION phase 2, Alaska

    Exercise AGILE BLIZZARD-UNIFIED VISION phase 2, an arctic based Agile Combat Employment exercise, took place June 10-13, 2023, providing the 55th and 35th Combat Communications Squadrons, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, and 52nd Network Warfare Squadron, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, the

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Okies support joint exercise Northern Edge

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing joined approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel participating in exercise Northern Edge 2019, a joint training exercise hosted by U.S. Pacific Air Forces on and above the central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska May 13-24, 2019.

  • 507th ARW – We’ve got an App for that

    The 507th Air Refueling Wing here in coordination with Air Force Reserve Command launched the new Air Force Connect mobile application March allowing Reservists to access unit information and online tools on the go.

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