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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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  • Reservist structural technicians save Air Force more than $1M

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Reservists with the 507th Maintenance Squadron repaired a KC-135 Stratotanker engine cowling in-house that sustained damage by a bird strike Sept. 21, ultimately saving the Air Force more than $1 million.

  • Reservists save life of Tinker teammate

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Three Reserve Airmen from the 507th Force Support Squadron here worked together to save the life of a contractor electrician following a near fatal electric shock Oct. 24 during the November unit training assembly.Senior Airmen Thomas Stege, Victoria Slaughter and Khoa

  • 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

  • ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – Oct. 23, 2020

    ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – Oct. 22, 2020 (Vol 40, No. 10)(Click headline to follow link to story and photos)507th Air Refueling Wing On-Final Anthology Vol. 2The On-Final Anthology is a yearly official bulletin for the Airmen of the 507th Air Refueling Wing, an Air Force Reserve Command unit at Tinker

  • AF Reserve Tuition Assistance Update

    Department of the Air Force officials recently announced a reduction in tuition assistance benefits from $4,500 to $3,750 per fiscal year. This change, however, applies only to the military tuition assistance program (MilTA) and does not impact the Reserve tuition assistance program (ResTA).

  • 507th ARW October enlisted promotions

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Promotions from the 507th Air Refueling Wing enlisted ranks are:MASTER SERGEANTTrevor Hardesty, 507th Aircraft Maintenance SquadronBrett Stroud, 507th Maintenance GroupBradford Long, 72nd Aerial Port SquadronAdam Sanders, 72nd Aerial Port SquadronTECHNICAL

  • ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – Sept. 11, 2020

    ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – Sept. 11, 2020 (Vol 40, No. 9)(Click headline to follow link to story and photos)Civil engineers conduct tactical convoy operations training Nearly 100 personnel from the 507th Civil Engineer Squadron here participated in a three-day convoy field training exercise at

  • 507th ARW September enlisted promotions

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Promotions from the 507th Air Refueling Wing enlisted ranks are:SENIOR MASTER SERGEANTWilliam Jacobs, 507th Force Support SquadronMASTER SERGEANTMichael Dunning, 507th Aircraft Maintenance SquadronDel Ford, 507th Force Support SquadronJordan Navarro, 507th Logistics

  • ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – July 31, 2020

    ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – July 31, 2020 (Vol 40, No. 8)(Click headline to follow link to story and photos)Okies keep aircrews safe amid COVID-19Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, 507th Operations Group leadership ensured the Okies refueling mission continued while keeping aircrew and maintainers safe by

  • 513th ACG August enlisted promotions

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Promotions from the 513th Air Control Group enlisted ranks are:MASTER SERGEANTHarry Sharpton, 513th Maintenance SquadronSTAFF SERGEANTAustin Walington, 513th Aircraft Maintenance SquadronSENIOR AIRMANAshleigh Bashor, 513th Maintenance SquadronMelissa Beggs, 513th

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