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  • Wilson praises Airmen, expresses gratitude in farewell remarks reflecting on her tenure as Air Force secretary

    She praised the skill and dedication of Airmen while comparing lessons learned from gardening as a corollary for the qualities that make for good leaders and an effective Air Force secretary. You need a plan, she said; you need friends to help, meaning allies, and “as long as it’s safe, let people tinker with the tools.”
  • Summer – A time to enjoy family, friends, and practice good risk management

    As Airmen approach and plan for summer activities, leadership at all levels should take the time to discuss risk management and highlight hazards Airmen may encounter during the upcoming months. The Air Force’s top three leaders began that conversation in a tri-signature memorandum recently sent to all Airmen.
  • Okies support joint exercise Northern Edge

    Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing joined approximately 10,000 U.S. military personnel participating in exercise Northern Edge 2019, a joint training exercise hosted by U.S. Pacific Air Forces on and above the central Alaska ranges and the Gulf of Alaska May 13-24, 2019.
  • Reminder: ALL AT requests must be submitted NLT June 1, 2019.

    Per AFI 36-2254 vol. 1, para 5.7.1, all reservists must have annual tour (AT) orders published by 30 June each Fiscal Year. Adhering to this requirement ensures funding for AT orders is secured.In order to meet these requirements, all AT requests by IMAs for the remainder of FY19 must be submitted through the Air Reserve Orders Writing
  • Air Force introduces Two-Line Promotion Recommendation Forms for officer promotions

    The Air Force is transitioning to a new Two-Line Promotion Recommendation Form (PRF), for officers effective September 2019.
  • Video: Surprise homecoming

    Lt. Col. Stephen Williams, a Reserve Citizen Airman with the 513th Air Control Group, returned home to Oklahoma City to surprise his three sons at an OKC Dodgers baseball game May 10, 2019. Williams was deployed to Southwest Asia performing duties as part of Operation Resolute Support. Welcome home!
  • Changes to Post-9/11 GI Bill transfers effective July 2019

    The transferability option under the Post-9/11 GI Bill allows Servicemembers to transfer all or some unused benefits to their spouse or dependent children. The request to transfer unused GI Bill benefits to eligible dependents must be completed while serving as an active member of the Armed Forces. The Department of Defense (DoD) determines whether or not you can transfer benefits to your family. Once the DoD approves benefits for transfer, the new beneficiaries apply for them at VA.
  • 507th ARW announces quarterly award winners

    On May 5, leadership from the 507th Air Refueling Wing here announced the 1st quarter award winners for 2019 at the wing commander’s call at the base theater.
  • Tinker Reservists earn CCAF degrees

    Two Reserve Citizen Airmen in the 507th Air Refueling Wing here received their Community College of the Air Force diplomas May 5, 2019, during commander’s call at the base theater. Seven other members of the wing also earned their degrees, along with seven Reservists in the 513th Air Control Group.
  • On-Final News Bulletin - May 3, 2019

    ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – May 3, 2019 (Vol 39, No. 5)Reserve dining schedule to remain in effectEffective 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.UTA Dining Schedule:Breakfast: 0530-0700Location: Café 3001, located at
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