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  • 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)
  • 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