Okies say farewell to commander, vice

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  • By Senior Airman Mary Begy
  • 507th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs

Reservists, friends and family bid farewell to both the vice commander and commander of the 507th Air Refueling Wing here Oct. 21 and Nov. 5, respectively, commemorating their service to the wing with final flights operating the KC-135R Stratotanker. Col Esteban "Esty" Ramirez, 507th ARW vice commander, retired after nearly 30 years of service and more than 5000 flight hours as a command pilot. Ramirez joined the 507th ARW in December 2019. Col Miles Heaslip, commander, will go on to serve at 4th Air Force Headquarters at March Air Reserve Base, California, and served as the 507th ARW commander from June 2018-November 2020.