• Air Force Reserve Command honors annual Award winners for 2023

    Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC) celebrated its Annual Award winners for 2023 during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Each Airman, noncommissioned officer, senior noncommissioned officer, and first sergeant was nominated by their individual units, exemplifying the outstanding effort put forth by the

  • Matter of time: No more time cards for AFRC civilians

    Air Force Reserve Command civilians no longer need to complete time cards as of Feb. 16, 2023.Colleen Skaggs, process manager for the 507th Air Refueling Wing, hosted an AFRC-wide process improvement event in late 2022, in which a team from across AFRC met for three full duty days to discuss how the

  • Okies flyover Texas Tech game in honor of Veteran's Day

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla—A KC-135R assigned to the 465th Air Refueling Squadron here performed a flyover of the Texas Tech football game November 12th, 2022, in honor of veteran’s Day weekend, in Lubbock, Texas while the Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Charles Q. Brown was in attendance.The

  • Okies flyover Oklahoma University

    A KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, conducts a flyover during an Oklahoma University football game in Norman, Oklahoma, November 5, 2022. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Mary Begy)

  • Okies refuel over the Atlantic

    A C-17 Globemaster assigned to the 305th Air Mobility Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, refuels with a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 465th Air Refueling Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, over the Atlantic Ocean, June 9, 2022. (U.S. Air Force photo by 2nd Lt. Mary Begy)

  • The Enlisted Force Structure; The Brown Book

    This graphic is a summary of the new Enlisted Force Structure, or "The Brown Book", current as of May 2022. The graphic was created on Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Sep. 19, 2022. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Jasmine Czajka)

  • Maintenance airmen capitalize on KC-135 training opportunity

    Master Sgt. Marcus Robello, the 507th Maintenance Squadron Flight Chief, poses with a KC-135 before assembling his team to do maintenance on it on Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, July 29, 2022. Robello has been working as a crew chief for 15 years. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jasmine

  • Port dawgs hold memorial run for fallen airmen

    Reservists in the 72nd Aerial Port Squadron at Tinker hold a Port Dawg Memorial Run May 1, 2022, at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Grady Epperly)

  • Okies support flyover for American Airman, POW

    The 301st Fighter Wing's 457th Fighter Squadron, an Air Force Reserve F-16 unit stationed at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth, Texas, was proud to honor the military career of William “Bill” Aaron Gauntt (U.S. Air Force, Lt. Col., ret.), a Vietnam War POW, Monday, April 18.

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