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  • Facts about DD Form 214's for Guard, Reserve

    The Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or DD Form 214, is a document Airmen may receive at certain points in their careers such as separating from an active duty unit, completing job training, or returning home from a deployment.Air Force Reservists and Air National Guard members may expect to receive a DD 214 when retiring from
  • Nation Preparedness Month: ‘Prepared, Not Scared’

    National Preparedness Month, observed every September, is a time for Airmen and their families to plan and prepare for potential natural disasters likely to strike their area. The Federal Emergency Management Agency declared this year’s theme as “Prepared, Not Scared.” According to their website they want to “encourage parents, teachers, and caregivers to visit Ready.gov/kids so they can teach our youth what to do when a crisis occurs, and how to take preparedness actions together.”
  • ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – Sept. 6, 2019

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – Sept. 6, 2019 (Vol 39, No. 9)(Click headline to follow link to story and photos)Congressional leaders fly with the 507th ARWOklahoma students visit the 507th Air Refueling Wing at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, June 2019, as part of the Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy held by the
  • Operational camouflage pattern uniforms on sale at Tinker

    The operational camouflage pattern uniform went on sale at the Tinker Air Force Base’s Army and Air Force Exchange Service earlier this month as part of the Air Force’s ongoing transition to a single combat utility uniform to increase readiness and efficacy. Airmen began purchasing the new uniform at certain Exchanges in April, with other bases
  • Suicide Prevention Month: Changing the narrative

    September is National Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month. Airmen are encouraged to change the narrative and combat the stigma associated with seeking help without fear of negative career implications.
  • VIDEO: Honorary commanders fly with the Okies

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Honorary commanders from across Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, join the 507th Air Refueling Wing to see the Reserve refueling mission in action August 23, 2019.
  • A1 Support Team to be Available on Primary UTA Weekends

    Beginning in October, the A1 directorate will have a team available to provide support to the field on all primary unit training assembly weekends. This effort is just one of many transformation initiatives AFRC A1 is implementing to reform the human capital enterprise and further enable ready, resilient Airmen, according to Col. Lisa Craig, AFRC A1 director.
  • Individual Reservist RDEDB application deadline fast approaching

    The deadline is fast approaching for all Individual Reservist (IR) applications for the 2020-2021 Reserve Developmental Education Designation Board (RDEDB). All applications must be submitted via vPC to your servicing HQ RIO Detachment by August 28, 2019.The academic year 20/21 RDEDB will convene 28 October – 1 November 2019 at Headquarters Air
  • 507th ARW welcomes ESGR employers

    Thirty-four civilian bosses of Reserve Citizen Airmen with the 433rd Airlift Wing got an opportunity to fly on a C-5M Super Galaxy here, Aug. 3.
  • CMSAF Wright talks resiliency and readiness at all call

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright discussed resiliency and readiness with an auditorium filled with Tinker Airmen during an All Call held at the Hudiburg Chevrolet Center during his base visit last week. “The primary reason for me to do base visits is coming out to see what a base is capable of and get the understanding of your
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