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  • MacDill hosts total force decon exercise

    It's rush hour, and a 10,000-gallon fuel truck rolls over and spills highly flammable liquid over the roadway. Moments later, firefighters at the MacDill Air Force Base fire station jump into their boots and strap on their suspenders to the beat of the piercing siren.On scene, the firefighters meet bio-environmental and emergency managers to
  • Fourth Air Force Commander visits Tinker Air Force Base Reservists

    The Fourth Air Force Commander, Maj. Gen. John Flournoy, and Command Chief Master Sgt. Brian Wong visited with the women and men of the 507th Air Refueling Wing here during the June 2015 Unit Training Assembly.The general and the Fourth Air Force Command Chief used the opportunity to recognize Airmen for exceptional service, listen to Reservist's
  • 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