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On-Final

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.

NEWS

  • 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.

  • 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)

  • 507th ARW December Enlisted Promotions

    The December 2022 enlisted promotions graphic from the 507th Air Refueling Wing at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Staff Sgt. Jasmine Czajka)

  • Operations Group welcomes new commander

    Lt. Col. Douglas Jeffrey IV and his family greet Douglas' new troops after the 507th Operations Group assumption of command ceremony on Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Nov. 5, 2022. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jasmine Czajka)

  • Reservist receives Tinker Chief's Choice Award

    Senior Master Sgt. Benjamin Brent receives the Tinker Chief’s Group "Chief’s Choice Award!" on Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Nov. 5, 2022. Brent is a key leader of standardization & evaluation in the 507th Operations Group. (U.S. Air Force courtesy photo)

  • 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)

  • Reserve refueling wing completes NORI

    The 507th Air Refueling Wing here successfully concluded a Nuclear Operational Readiness Inspection Sept. 16-18. The NORI is a routine evaluation used to determine a unit’s capability to perform as a nuclear support unit.

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