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  • ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – April 9, 2021 (Vol 41, No. 4)

    ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – April 9, 2021 (Vol 41, No. 4)(Click headline to follow link to story and photos)Reservist saves motorcyclist's lifeA Reservist in training to become a KC-135 Stratotanker pilot saved the life of a local motorcyclist on his way back to Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma, March 20, 2021. 2nd Lt. Max Atkinson, a student pilot in
  • 507th ARW April enlisted promotions

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Promotions from the 507th Air Refueling Wing enlisted ranks are:SENIOR MASTER SERGEANTCassandra Casul, 507th Medical SquadronDavid Smith, 507th Medical SquadronMASTER SERGEANTMichkala Deforest, 72nd Aerial Port SquadronJennifer Vantreese, 72nd Aerial Port SquadronTECHNICAL SERGEANTBryce Alexander, 507th Security
  • Air Force unveils new mission statement

    The Air Force released its new mission statement: To fly, fight, and win … airpower anytime, anywhere. This change emphasizes the primary competitive advantage and capabilities airpower provides to the nation and joint operations.
  • Reservist saves motorcyclist's life

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – A Reservist in training to become a KC-135 Stratotanker pilot saved the life of a local motorcyclist on his way back to Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma, March 20, 2021.2nd Lt. Max Atkinson, a student pilot in the 71st Student Squadron at Vance AFB and projected to be assigned to the 465th Air Refueling Squadron here
  • The danger zone: Final denial barriers

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- A part of daily life on an Air Force installation is traveling through the gates to get on base. The daily commute can become a mundane and routine practice, and often times, drivers get complacent and overlook the hazard of stopping their vehicles on top of the final denial barrier systems put in place for gate runners.
  • Commissioning packages due April 11

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- The 507th Air Refueling Wing is scheduled to hold a commissioning board for enlisted Reservists during the May UTA.
  • 730th Air Mobility Training Squadron trains the next generation

    Reservists from the 730th Air Mobility Training Squadron, Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, prepare for a training sortie March 4, 2021. The 730th AMTS is a geographically separated unit of the 507th Operations Group, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, whose mission is to train future KC-135, KC-46 and C-17 pilots, KC-135 and KC-46 boom operators, and
  • A-10s refuel with Okies

    An A-10 Thunderbolt II from the 75th Fighter Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, refuels from a KC-135 Stratotanker from 465th Air Refueling Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, on their way to Red Flag March 5, 2021. The 507th ARW performs daily air refueling missions both locally and around the world in support of Air Mobility Command
  • F-16 Viper and F-22 Raptor demo teams refuel with Okies

    Pilots with the F-16 Viper and F-22 Raptor Demonstration Teams fly behind a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 465th Air Refueling Squadron assigned to Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma March 8, 2021. The F-16 team from Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, and the F-22 team from Joint Base Langley–Eustis, Virginia, are assigned to Air Combat Command and
  • 507th ARW annual award winners announced

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – The 507th Air Refueling Wing here announced the winners of the 507th ARW 2020 Annual Awards during a small socially distanced ceremony March 6 at the 507th ARW Headquarters building.
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