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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


  • ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – April 15, 2023 (Vol 43, No. 4)

    ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – April 15, 2023 (Vol 43, No. 4)(Click headline to follow link to story and photos)507th ARW keeps Aviano AB flyingU.S. Air Force Airmen from the 465th Air Refueling Squadron conduct preflight checks during a total force training event at Aviano Air Base, Italy, March 2, 2023.

  • 507th Force Support Squadron change of command

    Maj. Robin Simons, former 507th Force Support Squadron commander, blows a kiss to a family member during the 507th FSS change of command on Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 4, 2023. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Jasmine Czajka)

  • ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – March 3, 2023 (Vol 43, No. 3)

    ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – March 3, 2023 (Vol 43, No. 3)(Click headline to follow link to story and photos)Chief’s commentary: A note from the command chiefGreetings 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

  • 507th ARW March enlisted promotions

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Promotions from the 507th Air Refueling Wing enlisted ranks are:SENIOR MASTER SERGEANTJose Martinez, 507th Aircraft Maintenance SquadronMASTER SERGEANTRandy Jackson, 507th Security Forces SquadronJeremy Phipps, 507th Maintenance SquadronTECHNICAL SERGEANTColin Foote,

  • Brazilian Bomb Lift

    Members of the 72d Aerial Port Squadron and the Brazilian Air Force load and tie down Mark 82 munitions on a K-loader to then be loaded into a Brazilian Air Force Airbus A330 for transport as part of a Foreign Military Sales Program at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. Feb. 4, 2023.The Foreign Military

  • Ruck for Bataan

    Members of the 507th Security Forces Squadron train in preparation for the Bataan Memorial Death March at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. Feb. 4, 2023. The memorial march is conducted in honor of the heroic service members who defended the Philippine Islands during World War II, sacrificing their

  • 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

  • Waters relinquishes command of 507th Operations Support Squadron

    Lt. Col. Douglas Jeffrey IV, 507th Operations Group commander, presents the Meritorious Service Medal to Lt. Col. Michael Waters, departing 507th Operations Support Squadron commander, Jan. 7, 2023 on Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Waters served as the 507th OSS commander for approximately two

  • 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.

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