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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


  • Chief’s commentary: A note from the command chief

    Greetings Okies!  If you want to know a little about me, then keep reading. If you would rather spend time viewing TikTok then scroll on. I will just fill out the Hurt Feelings Report at a later date.My story can be summed up in a few sentences. I have a wife of 16 years with a 12-year-old daughter

  • Okies celebrate Golden anniversary at Tinker

    The Okies of the 507th Air Refueling Wing celebrated 50 years at Tinker in May. Across the past five decades, the mission and aircraft have changed, but one aspect remains the same: Okie spirit.

  • Journey toward excellence: mission support group aligns strategically

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Fourteen leaders from the 507th Mission Support Group held a ground-breaking and comprehensive three-day strategic alignment event Nov. 1-3, 2022, ultimately creating a new vision statement and identifying four goals and priorities to guide the group for the next 3 to

  • Dedicated crew chief bids farewell to retired tanker

    For more than 60 years, the KC-135 Stratotanker has graced the skies with her airlift and aerial refueling capabilities. However, similar to all things in life, each individual jet can reach its expiration date, and its career must come to an end.

  • ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – December 3, 2022 (Vol 42, No. 12)

    ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – December 3, 2022 (Vol 42, No. 12)(Click headline to follow link to story and photos)Okies flyover Oklahoma UniversityA KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, conducts a flyover during an Oklahoma University

  • Reserve wing commander participates in Tinker holiday parade

    Col. Michael Parks, commander of the 507th Air Refueling Wing, poses in a decorated golf cart with his spouse on Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Nov. 30, 2022. Parks and his family participated in the annual holiday parade, hosted by Tinker. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Lauren Kelly)

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