Massive tornado hits Moore, Okla.
By 507th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs
/ Published May 21, 2013
TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- A powerful tornado touched down approximately three miles south of Tinker AFB hitting the town of Moore, Oklahoma.
The 507th Air Refueling Wing Crisis Action Team is active and conducting accountability of all personnel at this time.
"We are deeply devastated by this tornado, and our heart and prayers go out to all families that have been affected by this terrible event," said Col. Russell Muncy, 507th Air Refueling Wing commander. "At this time, we are attempting to determine the specific impact to our personnel, their families and the local community."
The wing operates and maintains 12 KC-135R "Stratotanker" aircraft providing world-wide aerial refueling to U.S. Military and NATO aircraft.