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  • Tinker reservist survives monster tornado

    What started out as a sunny, routine day for one member of the 507th Force Support Squadron and the estimated 250 staff and patients at the Moore Medical Center took a sudden turn for the worse on Monday, May 20, as a mammoth 1.3 mile wide tornado bore down on them. Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Nikki Johnson, a 19-year reservist and a nurse at the
  • Airmen picking up the pieces

    Members of Team Tinker are picking up the pieces after one of the largest and most costly tornadoes in history ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, Monday May 20, 2013. In the 507th Air Refueling Wing alone, more than 20 Airmen and their families suffered either minor damage or a total loss after Monday afternoon's deadly storm passed. Master Sgt. John
  • Oklahoma Tornado Relief

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  • Individual Ready Reserve muster screening at Tinker cancelled

    Air Reserve Personnel Center officials announced that due to the devastating tornado that touched down in Moore, Okla., the Individual Ready Reserve Muster Screening, scheduled for June 8 at Tinker AFB, Okla., has been cancelled. Individuals required to attend were originally provided reporting instructions by mail in March 2013. Muster screenings
  • EF-5 tornado hits near Tinker AFB

    Nearly 250 members of the Oklahoma National Guard, as well as members of Tinker Air Force Base are assisting with victim search and security in Moore, Okla., where a tornado left at least 24 dead, authorities said.The twister hit Monday, May 20, about 3:15 p.m. CDT, just three miles south of Tinker. "At this time, we are attempting to determine the
  • Massive tornado hits Moore, Okla.

    A powerful tornado touched down approximately three miles south of Tinker AFB hitting the town of Moore, Oklahoma. The 507th Air Refueling Wing Crisis Action Team is active and conducting accountability of all personnel at this time."We are deeply devastated by this tornado, and our heart and prayers go out to all families that have been affected
  • 507th ARW budget analyst recovers from motorcycle crash

    May kicks off Motorcycle Safety Awareness month where drivers of all vehicles are reminded to share the road with motorcyclists and for one member of the 507th Air Refueling Wing, this message is especially important.Gary Alexander, 507th Air Refueling Wing budget analyst, is recovering from injuries sustained after a car struck his 2013 Harley
  • Tinker Reservists return from Southwest Asia

    More than 20 Reserve Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing returned home to Tinker Air Force Base May 13th, after a five-month deployment to Southwest Asia in support of on-going air refueling operations in U.S. Central Command area of responsibility.The 507th Air Refueling Wing is the largest Air Force Reserve Command flying unit in the state
  • 507th KC-135 Stratotanker gets a bath

    Staff Sgt. Ryan Harris, 507th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief rinses soap off the belly of a KC-135 Stratotanker which was scheduled for its routine wash on May 5, 2013 in the hangar also known as the fuel barn.Aircraft go through a general wash cycle of 180 days unless they are sent into more corrosive environments. Depending on the kind
  • 507th Air Refueling Wing members take part in Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon

    Master Sgt. Chris Bohannon of the 507th Command Post sporting bib number 3408 participates in his very first marathon. He ran the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon Sunday April 28, 2013. Bohannon, who said running a marathon was on his bucket list, managed to finish the marathon in a very respectable time of just over five hours and escaped with only