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ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – March 5, 2020

KC-135R Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing refuels an E-3 Sentry from the 552nd Air Control Wing during an orientation flight Feb. 25, 2020, at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The flight gave The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center logistics community and interns from the Premier College Intern Program and PALACE Acquire Logistics Trainee Program an opportunity to learn about the 507th Air Refueling Wing's mission. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Mary Begy)

KC-135R Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing refuels an E-3 Sentry from the 552nd Air Control Wing during an orientation flight Feb. 25, 2020, at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The flight gave The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center logistics community and interns from the Premier College Intern Program and PALACE Acquire Logistics Trainee Program an opportunity to learn about the 507th Air Refueling Wing's mission. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Mary Begy)

507th Air Refueling WIng Public Affairs --

ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – March 5, 2020 (Vol 40, No. 3)

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Commissioning program available for eligible enlisted Reservists
The 507th Air Refueling Wing here held a commissioning board for non-extended active duty Airmen Jan. 12, 2020.

Air Force Life Cycle Management Center interns take flight
The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center logistics community and interns from the Premier College Intern Program and PALACE Acquire Logistics Trainee Program learn about the 507th Air Refueling Wing's mission during an orientation flight Feb. 25, 2020, at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

507th Air Refueling Wing 2019 Annual Award Winners
The 507th Air Refueling Wing announced the 2019 annual award winners during the 2019 Annual Awards Banquet Feb. 8, 2020, at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

Black History is American History
Black History Month is an annual, month-long celebration highlighting the achievements of African American and black individuals and their role in U.S. history.

Beating Bad Weather: Command announces indoor alternative to physical fitness assessment
Lt. Gen. Richard Scobee, Air Force Reserve Command commander and chief of the Air Force Reserve, has approved an indoor alternative to the 1.5 mile run physical fitness assessment for Reserve Citizen Airmen.

Air Force Reserve Command to align with Total Force budget decisions
Air Force Reserve Command leaders are taking steps, along with other major commands, to address changes to Total Force fleets in the Air Force Fiscal Year 2021 Presidential Budget released today.

507th ARW March enlisted promotions
Click the link above to see the 507th Air Refueling Wing’s newest enlisted promotees.

March UTA Menu

Fiscal Year 2020 UTA schedule available -- NO APRIL 2020 SUPER UTA

 

MESSAGES FROM AIR FORCE LEADERS

To the Men and Women of the Department of the Air Force:

            For more than 72 years, we have dominated in air, space, and cyberspace, used our talents and our tools to advance peace, and innovated to stay ahead of enemy threats. With the birth of the United States Space Force, we unleashed a revived pursuit of advanced space warfighting capabilities.

We are now a Department with two distinct services, yet we remain singularly focused on implementing the National Defense Strategy. Building on our past successes, the following priorities will guide our Air and Space Forces to increase readiness and lethality in all mission areas.  

      The Department of the Air Force will:

Build the United States Space Force

Prioritize and field the newest branch of the Armed Services to protect, defend, and fight in, through, and from the ultimate high ground.

Modernize the Air and Space Forces We Need

Build a lethal and ready force capable of competing, deterring, and if deterrence fails, fighting and winning in a war with a nuclear peer.

Grow Strong Leaders and Resilient Families

Create a culture of trust that values every individual and his or her family while responsibly developing and managing unique talents.

Strengthen our Allies and Partners

Deepen and develop all alliances and partnerships with a specific focus on the Indo-Pacific and European regions.

The men and women of the Department of the Air Force and the capabilities we bring to the Joint fight are in high demand around the globe. By focusing on these priorities, and by building on the solid foundation of innovation and selfless service of our predecessors, we will continue to safeguard the trust placed in us by our fellow Americans.  

You and your families reflect the best of our Nation. Thank you for your service; we are proud to serve with you!

Barbara Barrett
Secretary of the Air Force

David L. Goldfein                                                                                    John W. Raymond
General, U.S. Air Force                                                                           General, U.S. Space Force
Chief of Staff                                                                                           Chief of Space Operations

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Yellow Ribbon Dates and Locations
If you received a call to Active Duty in support of a deployment for 75+ days or more, which resulted in separation from your family for the majority of the deployment, you are eligible to attend one pre-deployment event and two post-deployment Yellow Ribbon Events.
For more information, call Master Sgt. Katie Johnson at 405-734-7207 or email katie.johnson.10@us.af.mil

  • March 20-22, Orlando, FL
  • April 17-19, Costa Mesa, CA
  • May 29-31, Seattle, WA

Academic Year Civilian CDE/CSLP/ESEP Nomination call opens
Call opens on 13 Jan 20 and closes on 13 Mar 20
MyVector will be used as the nomination submission process for the Academic Year Civilian Developmental Education (CDE)/Civilian Strategic Leader Program (CSLP)/Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program (ESEP) call for nominations.

Now is the time for applicants, supervisors and senior leaders to register in MyVector or update the profile they have already established. Access MyVector (https://myvector.us.af.mil/myvector).

Details on all CDE/CSLP/ESEP opportunities are available on the myPers Civilian Force Development Home Page (https://mypers.af.mil/app/categories/c/549/p/2).
If you would like to submit information or photos to the On-final, email us at 507arw.pa2@us.af.mil.