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  • Are You Ready? - Building the Commanders Inspection Program

    "Transparency Drives Excellence everyday" This is our mantra for our upcoming unit effectiveness inspection. We should always be ready; that's what it is all about.  This means that we should become adept at accomplishing our mission and stop worrying about preparing for the next inspection team.  So we have finishing up our last minute MICT
  • Tinker units support large scale command and control exercise

    Elements of the 507th Air Refueling Wing and the 552nd Air Control Wing participated in U.S. Strategic Command's annual field training and battle staff exercise, Global Thunder 15 and North American Aerospace Defense Commands exercise Vigilant Shield 15, Oct. 20 - 29 Oct.The total force effort from the Reserve and Active Duty brought KC-135R
  • Small Dental Flight team has big job taking care of the entire wing

    A small team of dentists and dental assistants at the 507th Dental Flight has the challenging task of treating some 1,000 Airmen here. They complete approximately 50 annual dental exams over the course of a typical two-day unit training assembly.Dental Flight Commander, Lt. Col. Randall Griffin, oversees two general dentists and seven dental
  • VIDEO: 507th Medical Squadron brings flu shots to Airmen

    Click the photo for video story:Unit Training Assembly Weekends are very busy for the 507th Medical Squadron and with Flu season upon us, it can make it difficult for Airmen to get to the hospital to get their required flue vaccination.  This year, the immunizations staff recognized this and decided to take their show on the road.
  • Oklahoma citizen Airmen supporting operations in Syria

    A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle receives fuel from a 507th and 137th Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker over northern Iraq after conducting airstrikes in Syria, Sept. 23, 2014.  These aircraft were part of a large coalition strike package that was the first to strike ISIL targets in Syria.  Reserve and Guard crews from Tinker Air Force
  • Tire shop plays key role during inspection (Video)

    The 507th and 137th Oklahoma Air National Guard Maintenance Squadrons began an in depth inspection on a KC-135 Stratotanker, known as an Isochronal Inspection Sept. 7 here.See the video here:  http://www.507arw.afrc.af.mil/db_error.aspx?cid=223&sid=41392Or on the 507th ARW YouTube Channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/507arw(VIDEO) It's
  • Reserve KC-135R aircrews provide vital aerial refueling training

    On August 17 a KC-135R Stratotanker flown by a 465th Air Refueling Squadron crew from Tinker Air Force Base refueled a B-52 Stratofortress over the skies of Texas. The B-52 crew flew out of Barksdale AFB and conducted several aerial refueling evaluations during the training exercise. 
  • Air Force Reserve adapts to new AEF Construct

    The Air Force's re-designed Air Expeditionary Force construct will modify how reservists mobilize for contingencies and support combatant commander. The new AEF construct, scheduled to start in October, is intended to make deployments more predicable for reservists and improve opportunities for them to deploy with their units. Under the revised AEF
  • Reserve firefighters pay tribute to 9/11 comrades

    Firefighters from the 507th Civil Engineer Squadron participated in their 5th Annual Fire climb on Sept. 7 to honor the victims of the 9/11 attacks. Inspired by firefighter cadets in Austin, Texas, members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing climbed the equivalent of 110 stories to commemorate the 343 firefighters, emergency medical technicians and
  • Air Force revamps AEF

    The Air Force will deploy Agile Combat Support Airmen under its redesigned air expeditionary force construct October 1. The primary purpose of the redesign was to look at ways to deploy more ACS Airmen with their units and standardize dwell times across the Air Force as much as possible to present a consistent Air Force capacity to the
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