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  • 507th Air Refueling Wing supports Northern Edge 2015

    As with all training and operational events, the U.S. military would not be successful without a total force and joint effort, and Northern Edge 2015 is no different.Reserve units such as the 507th Air Refueling Wing, based out of Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., and the 459th ARW, based out of Andrews AFB, Md., are vital to the overall mission of the
  • Reservists fly tankers in Baltops 2015

    The U.S. Air Force, along with its Polish counterparts, officially kicked off Powidz Air Base's portion of Baltic Operations 2015 June 8 with the first KC-135 Stratotanker flight from the Air Force Reserve Command's 507th Air Refueling Wing.Baltops is a multinational maritime exercise held in Poland, Sweden, Germany and throughout the Baltic Sea
  • Unit Training Assembly dates announced

    The 507th Air Refueling Wing leadership team announced the fiscal 2016 Unit Training Assembly Dates here June 10.Next year the unit will plan on conducting another Super UTA, April 2-5 thus allowing Reservists to have July off.   Please direct any questions to your unit leadership.  FY 2016 UTA ScheduleOctober 3-4November 7-8December 5-6January
  • Fly through it; Okie pilot connects with Tulsa students through battle with cancer

    When Maj. Donna Mae Williams returned home from the hospital after complications from her first round of chemotherapy in late April, she felt less than invincible.Williams, a pilot assigned to the 465th Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, found out she had breast cancer while deployed to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, earlier this year."I
  • Reservist helps B-52 come back to life

    For Tech. Sgt. Suann Becton, a getting-the-job-done attitude is something that comes with the territory.So when the call came down to go to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona to help resurrect a B-52 Stratofortress that hasn't flown in seven years, she was ready to make it happen.The Reservist, who is an aircraft fuels systems craftsman assigned
  • Reservists give back in honor of Air Force Reserve's birthday

    Twenty-five reservists from the 513th Air Control Group and the 507th Air Refueling Wing here started their Sunday morning early to celebrate the 67th birthday of the Air Force Reserve by volunteering for the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon.Master Sgt. Alphonzo Glover, an accessories flight chief with the 513th Maintenance Squadron, didn't let the
  • Okie Reservists train with Aviano Air Base Airmen

    U.S. Air Force Reserve Airmen with the 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., completed their required two-week annual tour at Aviano Air Base, Italy.  More than 50 reservists including chaplains, crew chiefs and force support performed daily operations with Team Aviano.
  • Tinker AFB selected as candidate for Reserve KC-46A main operating base

    Air Force officials announced that Tinker Air Force Base is among four Air Force installations chosen as a possible location to operate the first Air Force Reserve-led KC-46A main operating base.Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Seymour-Johnson AFB, North Carolina; Westover Air Reserve Base, Massachusetts; and Grissom ARB, Indiana are all candidate
  • CSAF talks with Guard, Reserve component at Tinker

    Over 1,000 Guard and Reserve Airmen had the opportunity to listen to U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen Mark A. Welsh III speak April 11 about key issues affecting the Air Force.After visiting the active duty and civilian force April 8-10, General Welsh and his wife, Betty, extended their visit to Tinker by half a day so they could meet with the
  • Secretary of the Air Force visits Tinker Reservists

    Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James visited Tinker Air Force Base and Reservists of the 507th Air Refueling Wing here March 27. (U.S. Air Force Photos/Staff Sgt. Caleb Wanzer/Released)
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