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  • Social Media: Unwanted eyes may be watching

    Social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter and Flickr can provide an instantaneous and highly entertaining feedback stream of your daily activities to friends and family. The latest videos of dogs running with fireworks in their mouths, kittens tumbling in the snow or Internet memes of celebrity humiliations populate the news feeds of people
  • Spouse orientation flight showcases reserve refueling mission

    During the February unit training assembly the 507th Air Refueling Wing worked jointly with STRATCOM Wing One to fly Navy and wing spouses on a KC-135R orientation flight to showcase the Air Force Reserve aerial refueling mission.    The mission was a normally scheduled air refueling training sortie but this flight also familiarized military
  • VIDEO - March Super UTA

    VIDEO STORY - Click here for the videohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGtCmKMVXCAThe 507th Air Refueling Wing is holding its first Super Unit Training Assembly on March 5-8 to give time back to Reservists. Deployment Tempo for Reservist has been and remains high, even as drawdowns overseas continue.Staying current with specific job and other
  • President's Budget Request restores manpower to the Air Force Reserve

    The Department of Defense budget request for fiscal year 2016 includes a number of proposed changes for the Air Force Reserve.If enacted into law, the DOD budget request would restore 2,100 manpower positions to the Air Force Reserve and increase the Air Force Reserve's presence in a number of mission areas."The budget request ensures the Air Force
  • Reservists awarded Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal

    Members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing are now authorized to wear the Nuclear Deterrence Operations Service Medal as operations here are in direct support of nuclear deterrence operations."This service medal provides a clearly visible way to recognize the dedication and professionalism of our Airmen who are the guardians of our nation's nuclear
  • Local pharmacist awarded Patriot Award for support of Reservist

    A local Del City, Okla. employer of a Tinker Air Force Base Reservist was surprised Thursday, Feb. 5 with a presentation of the Patriot Award from the Oklahoma Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve office and a local Air Force Reservist.   The Patriot Award is awarded to employers who go above and beyond to support the National Guard or Reserve
  • Three generations serve as Okies

    Families often play a significant role in the decision for anyone joining the military, but for one family, being an Okie and serving in the Air Force Reserve is a way of life. Three generations of Humphreys served in the 507th Air Refueling Wing throughout the years and while the unit name has changed in those years, the dedication from this
  • Free tax preparation, advice available to military families in person or online

    With the new year comes the annual dread of tax-filing season and the confusion and stress that can go along with it, especially for military families whose tax returns can be further complicated by frequent relocations, involvement of rental properties and other aspects of military life.To ease the burden, local volunteers here and the Defense
  • Returning from the fight

    More than 30 members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing arrived home to happy families and unit leadership here Dec, 11 after a successful deployment in Southwest Asia providing aerial refueling supporting ongoing missions against terrorism.
  • Looking back; 513th manages difficult year, looks forward to brighter 2015

    The 513th Air Control Group had both a challenging and exciting year in 2014, dealing with news of potential deactivation while at the same time continuing the mission, sending Airmen on missions anywhere from Saudi Arabia to South Korea and everywhere in between.Col. David Robertson, the 513th commander, couldn't be more proud of everything the
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