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  • Air Force Chief of Staff outlines risks of budget uncertainties

    Funding for the entire U.S. government expires Nov. 22 at 12:01 a.m. unless Congress acts. While progress on forging a budget agreement has been slow, congressional aides say there is movement toward approving a short-term spending plan that keeps the government running into December.
  • UPDATE: Reserve dining schedule

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Effective May 4, Tinker Air Force Base Reservists will receive their meals in Café 3001 and Golden Corral, until the renovation of the Vanwey Dining Facility is complete in the fall.Café 3001, located at on the south end of the Bldg. 3001 in Area C, will serve breakfast and lunch to Reservists on Saturdays and Sundays
  • Time to act: TRICARE Open Season, Federal Benefits Open Season

    It’s that time of year again. Open season for TRICARE and the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program opened Nov. 11, 2019. You’ll have until Dec. 9, 2019 to enroll in a plan or make changes to your existing plan. The changes that you make will become effective Jan. 1, 2020.
  • 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
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