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  • 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
  • KC-46 Pegasus makes first flight

    The KC-46 Pegasus development program completed its first flight of Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) aircraft #1 Dec. 28.EMD #1 is a provisioned 767-2C freighter and the critical building block for the KC-46 missionized aerial refueler. The maiden flight took off at 9:29 AM PST from Paine Field in Everett, Washington, and landed at
  • AFSO-21 helps improve processes for Reservists

    Air Force Smart Operations for the 21st Century, is a program to increase efficiencies and while this program is not new, it is starting to take shape and improve operations in the 507th Air Refueling Wing.AFSO-21's objective is to establish a continuous process improvement that leans on the collective experience in the community and utilizes best
  • Norman Veterans, Reservists, Guardsmen enjoy Annual Christmas Party

    Through donation support the Reserve campus here rose over $1,500 and purchased hundreds of gifts for the Veterans living at the Norman Veterans Center then personally delivered those gifts at the veterans Christmas party Dec. 22.This marks the 18th year of the "Angel Tree" program and the support is well received by vets and employees at the
  • New Operations Group Commander takes the reins

    Colonel Douglas E. Gullion assumed command of the 507th Operations Group at an Assumption of Command ceremony here Dec. 6. Gullion oversees 465th Air Refueling Squadron, the 507th Operations Support Flight, 730th Air Mobility Training Squadron (Altus) and the 1st Aviation Standards Flight (Oklahoma City).The ceremony opened with the arrival of the
  • Wing celebrates top performers at the swanky 2014 annual awards gala

    (Editor's note: This story is written in a 1920's journalistic style for fun) An annual awards banquet was held under the auspices of the 507th Air Refueling Wing, of which Col. Brian S. Davis is commander.  The gala began in the evening of Dec. 6th, when some two hundred Airmen of the world's greatest air force patronized the swanky Sheraton Hotel
  • 16 years and counting; Operation Holiday Spirit still going strong, helping Airmen in need

    In December 2011, Christmas gifts were the last thing on Ashley Osborn's mind. Her nine-month old son Devry had been hospitalized most of that year and was diagnosed with meningitis. "At that time I was working at a hospital, so they were pretty understanding when I had to take care of my son," Osborn said. Despite her employer's flexibility, she
  • 507th ARW tackles new inspection system

    The 507th Air Refueling Wing completed the new unit effectiveness inspection capstone event as part of the new Air Force Inspection System, receiving an overall "effective" rating by the 40 member AFRC Inspector General team.The capstone event was held during the November Unit Training Assembly and concluded on Nov. 4. Inspectors from various
  • Health Benefits Program open season dates set

    Open season for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program and the Federal Flexible Spending Accounts Program will run Nov. 10 through Dec. 8, officials announced recently.During open season employees and retirees will have the chance to review their current plans and make any changes they desire for the following year. Eligible employees who