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  • OSU shoots video with 507th ARW

    An Oklahoma State University video crew visits the 507th Air Refueling Wing and takes footage of their military appreciation uniform with and in a KC-135R Stratotanker Oct. 9, 2019, at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Samantha Mathison)
  • Air Force Pilot Height Qualifications and Waivers

    To open the aperture of possible Air Force pilot candidates, Maj. Gen. Craig Wills, 19th Air Force commander, is on a campaign to highlight height, or anthropometric waivers. 
  • Required financial readiness training for Reserve coming in November

    “In an effort to improve or sustain the financial readiness and literacy of all Airmen, the Air Force has directed that all military members will receive financial readiness training at key points throughout their career,” said Brande Newsome, headquarters Air Force Reserve integrated resilience branch command chief.
  • Seasoning training helps Reservists stay mission-ready

    Reserve Citizen Airmen must be mission ready and trained to the same standard as their active duty counterparts which is facilitated by the seasoning training program that helps Reservists to meet their initial mobilization requirement and skill level.
  • 507th ARW November enlisted promotions

    Promotions from the 507th Air Refueling Wing enlisted ranks.
  • Okie forges his way to victory

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- A maintenance supervisor in the 507th Air Refueling Wing here was crowned champion in the History Channel’s bladesmithing competition show, Forged in Fire, October 23, 2019.  A member of the 507th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron since 2009, Master Sgt. Casey Cleveland is also an amateur bladesmith. Forged in Fire
  • Fall back: Goodbye daylight saving

    Daylight saving time ends Nov. 3. Time will be set back one hour at 2 a.m. to standard time. Beginning in 2007, Congress established that daylight saving time begins on the second Sunday in March and ends on the first Sunday in November. Before then, daylight saving time dates have varied as Congress passed new statutes several times since the Act of March 19, 1918, sometimes called the Standard Time Act. The act also established daylight saving time, a contentious idea then. Not all places in the United States observe daylight saving time. In particular, Hawaii and most of Arizona do not. - Information for this article provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Computer Language Self-Assessment gives Reserve Citizen Airmen unique opportunities

    Reserve Citizen Airmen with computer language knowledge now have the opportunity to put their coding skills to use for the Air Force.By completing the Computer Language Self-Assessment (CLSA) on myPers, qualified Airmen may be selected for temporary duty assignments across the Air Force.“Reservists bring the warrior ethos that we need to ensure
  • Air Force announces new officer developmental categories

    In an effort to enhance the officer talent management system and enable tailored and agile development, the Air Force is expanding the single Line of the Air Force promotion category into six distinct developmental categories, senior officials here announced Oct. 21.
  • 2019 TRICARE Open Season, Federal Benefits Open Season starts next month

    Did you know that the TRICARE Open Season and Federal Benefits Open Season happen only once a year? Unless you experience a Qualifying Life Event, open season is your only chance to enroll in or make a change to your enrollment for the participating programs. TRICARE Open Season applies to anyone enrolled in or eligible for a TRICARE Prime or TRICARE Select health plan. Federal Benefits Open Season is for enrollment in a Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program dental and vision plan. Both the TRICARE and FEDVIP open seasons will run from Nov. 11 to Dec. 9.
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