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  • Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters conduct fire training aboard KC-135

    Firefighters from the 507th Air Refueling Wing's Civil Engineer Squadron conducted simulated aircraft fire training on a KC-135R Stratotanker here Sept. 5.Teams from the Fire and Emergency Services Flight conducted the training in a contingency environment with limited fire department resources. According to CES Assistant Chief of Training Master
  • 507th ARW gains a new squadron, air mobility training mission

    The 507th Air Refueling Wing gained a new squadron and a new training mission assuming command over the 730th Air Mobility Training Squadron out of Altus Air Force Base, Okla.The 730th AMTS is an Air Force Reserve Command unit which is charged with training aircrew on the C-17 Globemaster III, KC-135 Stratotanker and in the future, the KC-46
  • Sheet metal shop builds new trainer

    Technical Sergeant Harold Fulghum shapes and grinds a joggle block to be used on the simulated aircraft structure being built by the 507th Air Refueling Wing fabrication flight's sheet metal shop. Fulghum came up with the idea to build the simulator. It gives sheet metal workers the opportunity to work on the leading edge of a KC-135R Stratotanker
  • Thumpers thump Okies in double header rout

    The Okies and Thumpers took their softball rivalry to the field for the 94th and 95th time since 2001 Thursday Aug. 14 with the Thumpers winning both games handily. The team from the 513th Air Control Group jumped out to an early 16-0 lead in the top of the first inning. The 507th Air Refueling Wing Okies got right back in the game, scoring 12 of
  • Senate Armed Services Committee staff visits 507 ARW

    Mr. Anthony Lazarski, Senate Armed Services Committee Professional Staff Member discusses unit mission changes with 507th Air Refueling Wing commander, Col. Brian S. Davis Wednesday Aug. 20. Several members from the SASC were briefed by Col. Davis and offered feedback on the pulse unit's mission. Other committee members spent time listening to
  • "Each component gives the AF its strength" CMSAF told Tinker Reservists

    Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James A. Cody emphasized the importance of the Active, Reserve, Guard and civilian components Aug. 2 during a visit with Reservists from the 507th Air Refueling Wing and the 513th Air Control Group at Tinker Air Force Base during the August Unit Training Assembly."Anything that affects one component affects us
  • Reserve units provide robust refueling command and control operations during RIMPAC 2014

    More Than 60 Reservists from the 507th Air Refueling Wing and 513th Air Control Group joined over 25,000 military personnel from 22 nations during a two-week operation supporting the 24th Rim of the Pacific 2014 exercise at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.Over 200 military aircraft participated in this biennial multinational maritime
  • Reservists learn leadership skills along side active duty counterparts at Tinker Airman Leadership School

    In addition to active duty, Reservists, Guardsmen, and Navy sailors also have the opportunity to attend Tinker Airman Leadership School, a five week course designed to prepare E-4's for promotion.Class 14-F class leader, Senior Airman Kallima Scott, is a traditional Reservist in the 507th Force Support Squadron. She chose to attend the school
  • 513th provides vital AWACS support for RIMPAC 2014

    More than 60 reservists from the 513th Air Control Group and the 970th Airborne Air Control Squadron returned home last week after a nearly two-week mission to support the Rim of the Pacific 2014 exercise at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.The 970th flew the only E-3 Sentry Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft in the exercise,
  • Tinker Reservists build hope and homes for impoverished Navajo

    Forty reservists from the 507th Civil Engineer Squadron partnered with a Native American charity to construct homes for  Navajo living on a southwestern reservation as part of Innovative Readiness Training in June and July.IRT is a DOD program that serves a dual purpose by providing real world training opportunities for service members and units to