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  • Breaking new ground in joint operations

    A major step in Total Force Integration took place at Tinker Air Force Base yesterday during a ground breaking ceremony for a new joint squadron operations facility. When complete in December of 2009, the 25,000 square foot joint-use facility will cost more than $8 million will house joint operational offices for air refueling wings from both the
  • Paving the way

    Senior Airman Justin Fjeldsted, 506th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron construction equipment operator, guides the pouring of cement at the passenger terminal here Aug. 18. Airman Fjeldsted and other Airmen from the 506 ECES have been working on the project for three and a half weeks. The project is replacing wooden walkways with concrete to
  • Sergeant Liftee recognized at Kirkuk

    507th Air Refueling Wing Civil Engineer Squadron member Staff Sgt. Erick Liftee has received a WOW certificate for his superior work while deployed to Kirkuk AB, Iraq. Sergeant Liftee is an Air Force Reserve structural engineer currently deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. In addition to receiving a certificate of appreciation Sergeant
  • Film making is second career for Air Force Reservist

    Air Force veteran Sean Lynch and Air Force Reserve Master Sgt. Dave Greene have found two fulfilling careers in common- one with the United States Air Force and one in the film making industry. The pair recently teamed up to work on one of the only student-produced feature-length films in America at Oklahoma City University. "Unsolved," produced by
  • Wing training class includes Reserve, Guard students

    Twenty one students graduated from the AFRC NCO Leadership Development Course last month in front of a standing-room-only crowd. The 507th Air Refueling Wing's Training Office has conducted this Air Force Reserve course on base for several years supporting all reserve enlisted members at Tinker Air Force Base.During the past year active duty
  • Donation challenge supported four operations

    A four month deployment for one 507th ARW reservist resulted in lifesaving operations for four Kyrgyzstan children. Col. Randall "Arlo" Guthrie, former 507th vice commander, deployed during January to serve as the vice commander for the 376th Air Expeditionary Wing. The 376th AEW is the lead refueling wing and premier mobility hub supporting
  • 513th ACG members take part in Recruiting advertising

    What started off as an e-mail request will soon become a national Air Force Reserve television commercial promoting the Airborne Warning and Control Systems career field. Blaine Warren Advertising out of Las Vegas, Nevada, is a Public Relations advertising agency contracted by the Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service. In an e-mail message
  • Tips from the fitness world

    Many of you have already made commitments or expressed a desire to participate in the Oklahoma City Marathon, Half-Marathon, or Relay for next year. Thanks! Now how about the rest of you? This past year we had great participation by the group, but I'm sure we can up the numbers in 2009. Do you skip breakfast?? If you skip breakfast-thus not fueling
  • Security members report to work in Kirkuk

    Staff Sgt. Jermaine Golden and Senior Airman Ronald Osborne, Security Forces members from the 507th Air Refueling Wing, prepare to report for duty while deployed to Kirkuk AB, Iraq. The Wing's security forces deployed earlier this year and are expected to return in late July. Golden is a new father with a new child born last month while he was
  • Wing Reservist wins Kirkuk contest

    TWO TONS. After lifting 225 pounds 18 times, Air Force Reservist A1C Adam Murray had lifted a total of 4050 pounds. That was what it took to win the bench press competition at Kirkuk Regional Air Base, Iraq on May 31, 2008. The contest prize was a weight lifting belt, but the real prize was being the best. A1C Murray is one of the Firefighters from
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