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  • Military, Reservists recognized at Oklahoma City baseball game

    Local military members and their families were recognized by The Oklahoma City RedHawks minor league baseball organization during a game on July 27, at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.The military appreciation game included a special presentation of a U.S. flag, ceremonial first pitch, an oath of enlistment, the singing of "God Bless America" by a
  • Familiar face assumes command of 507 Operations Support Flight

    Lieutenant Colonel Michael J. Remualdo assumed command of the 507th Operations Support Flight in a July 13 ceremony presided over by Col. Thomas K. "T.K." Smith, Jr. the 507th Operations Group commander. Remualdo is familiar with the 507th having served as the 465th Air Refueling Squadron as the B Flight commander since February 2009. Col. Smith
  • Reserve AWACS unit wins 17th outstanding unit award

    The 513th Air Control Group was awarded the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award for exceptional meritorious service from Dec. 5, 2010 through Dec. 4, 2012.During that period, the 513th excelled both at home station and abroad on two major deployments to Southwest Asia. While deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in 2011 and again in 2012,
  • SimMan training aid enhances reserve medical readiness

    The 507th Air Refueling Wing Medical Squadron has a new life-like simulator to incorporate real-life training scenarios into drill weekends.The SimMan 3G, nicknamed Seth by the medical personnel, provides team members with a variety of interactive scenarios in medical readiness training both for the hospital and field. "Seth allows my medics to
  • Senior leaders remember fallen heroes on America's birthday

    Acting Secretary of the Air Force Eric Fanning, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark A. Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody send the following Independence Day message to the men and women of the U.S. Air Force:Happy Birthday, America! For 237 years, our Nation has been built on the bedrock of freedom and democracy that our
  • Maintenance crews train to recover disabled aircraft

    Maintenance crews from the 137th and 507th Air Refueling Wings came together for a crash damaged disabled aircraft recovery (CDDAR) exercise at the Aircraft Battle Damage Repair (ABDR) facility on June 20. The CDDAR is an annual exercise designed to give members of the crash teams a real world experience by performing an actual aircraft lift while
  • Silver Flag exercise trains, prepares 'Okie' civil engineers

    Twenty Nine Reservists of the 507th Civil Engineer Squadron "deployed" to a simulated location with the goal of setting up, establishing and running a fully operational base in a contingency environment. The week long training exercise, better known as Silver Flag, was hosted at the Tyndall AFB, Fla. remote training site in field conditions.Civil
  • Local Tuskegee Airmen chapter tours a KC-135

    Elijah Lawrence, left and James Ford listen to Master Sgt. Jeff Bass, 465th Air Refueling Squadron boom operator, as he explains the process of aerial refueling. Lawrence and Ford are two members of the Charles B. Hall Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen in Oklahoma City. Meanwhile, Hunter Wood looks out the back of a KC-135 Stratotanker as Master Sgt. Jeff
  • Aerial porters compete in rodeo to hone skills

    Members of the 72nd Aerial Port Squadron competed in a local rodeo competition demonstrating their skills in loading and preparing cargo for delivery. The rodeo competition gave the aerial port members the ability to demonstrate the best overall team for aerial port operations and at the same time train members honing their skills. The rodeo is a
  • New victim advocate here to help

    Anyone seeking assistance regarding sexual assault can contact the 507th Air Refueling Wing victim advocate, Tech Sgt. Shannon Fabela anytime to help. Fabela was appointed victim advocate in April and she works hand in hand with the Tinker Air Force Base Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC) to help assist anyone affected by sexual assault. In