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  • School Bus Safety

    The week after labor day will be the first day of school for many children. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reminds us to be safe around school buses. Safety awareness should be the focus, not only for drivers, but parents and children alike. Here are some safety tips from the NHTSA article https://www.nhtsa.gov/road-safety/school-buses#topic-bus-stop-safety
  • Air Force mandates dedicated space for nursing mothers

    The policy enables commanders to support nursing mothers by outlining procedures and requirements for establishing a private, secure (lockable from the inside) and sanitary location for the purpose of breastfeeding and/or expressing breast milk.
  • VIDEO: Honorary commanders fly with the Okies

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Honorary commanders from across Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, join the 507th Air Refueling Wing to see the Reserve refueling mission in action August 23, 2019.
  • August is Antiterrorism Month

    In May 2007, six extremists were arrested after surveilling military installations in the Northeast, arming themselves, and ultimately planning an assault on Fort Dix, N.J., with automatic weapons.In May 2009, four men were arrested with plans to bomb two synagogues in the Bronx and shoot down military aircraft outside Stewart Air National Guard
  • Congressional leaders fly with the 507th ARW

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Reps. Kevin Hern and Markwayne Mullin along with congressional staffers from across Oklahoma joined the 507th Air Refueling Wing here on a orientation flight, Aug. 15, 2019. The congressional delegation visited the largest Air Force Reserve flying unit in the state to enhance their relationship with more than
  • Air Force Recruiting Service highlights boom operators

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Air Force Recruiting service visited the 507th Air Refueling Wing here to highlight enlisted career fields across the Air Force Aug. 13, 2019. Master Sgt. Ryan Cornell demonstrated what is it like to be a KC-135R Stratotanker boom operator.
  • Navigating the Reserve retirement application process

    BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Retiring from the Air Force Reserve is a significant, emotional event, filled with anticipation and uncertainty. Because Airmen only retire once in their lifetime, they have no past experience to serve as a resource and typically learn what is required as they go through the process. There are basic foundational
  • A1 Support Team to be Available on Primary UTA Weekends

    Beginning in October, the A1 directorate will have a team available to provide support to the field on all primary unit training assembly weekends. This effort is just one of many transformation initiatives AFRC A1 is implementing to reform the human capital enterprise and further enable ready, resilient Airmen, according to Col. Lisa Craig, AFRC A1 director.
  • Individual Reservist RDEDB application deadline fast approaching

    The deadline is fast approaching for all Individual Reservist (IR) applications for the 2020-2021 Reserve Developmental Education Designation Board (RDEDB). All applications must be submitted via vPC to your servicing HQ RIO Detachment by August 28, 2019.The academic year 20/21 RDEDB will convene 28 October – 1 November 2019 at Headquarters Air
  • Air Force Participates in Safe + Sound Week

    The Air Force will be participating in Safe + Sound Week Aug. 12-18, 2019.  Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event designed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to highlight the value of safety and health programs in the workplace and to celebrate the institutions that implement them.The Air Force Safety Center is asking Airmen to
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