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  • Is commissioning in your future?

    With the vision of gold bars glistening on the shoulders, six reservists met with the 507th Air Refueling Wing Deserving Airman Commissioning Review Board last month. The wing commissioning board process was created two years ago to assist unit reservists pursue their goals of assuming greater leadership roles. This was the second board
  • Protect yourself from Identity Theft - Part II

    Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the U.S., claiming more than 10 million victims a year, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigations. The best way to prevent identity theft is to protect your personal information. You should consider the following precautionary measures: - Watch for signs of identity theft: late or
  • Accomplishing goals, one pound at a time

    People gathered at the finish line to cheer Senior Airman Christina Lindstrom on as she emotionally completed her latest goal. Marathon runner, Lindstrom has run her way into a healthy lifestyle and right back into the military. A member of the 507th Medical Squadron, Lindstrom spent four years on active duty before separating in 1986. “My four
  • Lt. Col. Klinko completes 33+ year Air Force career

    March 29, 2006 was far in the distant future when Lt. Col. Don Klinko, then Second Lieutenant Klinko, first swore his oath and entered into uniformed service on May 27, 1972. That day, though, is quickly approaching. Colonel Klinko will officially retire on March 29th, but he will continue to work until the very last hour, providing younger
  • How to deal with identity theft

    Identity theft occurs whenever an unauthorized individual uses your personal information (name, social security number, credit card or bank numbers) to open new accounts or charge merchandise in your name without your permission. For those individuals who are unfortunate enough to be a victim, it could ruin their credit ratings and their sanity. If
  • 507th Air Refueling Wing receives Air Force award

    The Air Force has recognized the 507th Air Refueling Wing for its superior performance by presenting it with the Air Force Meritorious Unit Award. In March 2004, the Secretary of the Air Force approved the establishment of the Meritorious Unit Award (MUA) to recognize organizations for outstanding achievement or service in direct support of combat
  • Reservists help battle Oklahoma wildfires

    As the wildfire threat continues to alarm citizens across Oklahoma, Air Force Reservists are rolling up their sleeves to join the ranks of hundreds of people volunteering their time to help their neighbors. Meet Tecumseh resident Master Sgt. Michael Holford. Sergeant Holford, the 507th Air Refueling Wing Pneudraulic Shop Chief, has been with the
  • Tinker Air Force Reservists Support Local Hurricane Katrina Relief Efforts

    Various members from the Air Force Reserve community gathered Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Sunrise Park Apartments, here in Oklahoma City. Coming from the 507th Air Refueling Wing and the 513th Air Control Group, some of these reservists were armed with brooms, mops, vacuum cleaners, cleaning rags, while others came to supply muscles to carry heavy
  • Services reservists deploy to support hurricane relief efforts

    Senior Airman Stephanie Heath, a Services technician from the 507th Air Refueling Wing, has joined with 24 other Air Force Reservists deployed to Keesler AFB, Miss. The Services reservists started deploying there during the first week of September to provide food service and field lodging support in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. “Twenty of