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  • Highly skilled dance performed at 25,000 feet

    When most people think about skillful dancing, the thought of a couple moving gracefully across a dance floor comes to mind. If you are part of the KC-135 Stratotanker refueling crew, you're probably picturing two planes less than 50 feet apart bouncing around at 25,000 feet while trying to connect a refueling boom into what appears to be a golf
  • Another snowstorm moves in

    An unexpected snowstorm blew in for the second time in less than a week, making outside work conditions around the 507th Air Refueling Wing very difficult. The whiteout conditions combined with the frigid temperatures brought work to a halt on the flight line as workers are not able to get outside to take care of daily tasks.After enduring months
  • Reserve and Guard Airmen spread holiday cheer to disabled veterans

    Reserve and Guard Airmen treated over 300 area disabled veterans to Christmas gifts, food and holiday cheer at the Norman Veterans Center Christmas party December 21.The program, better known as Angel Tree, is run every year by members from the 507th Air Refueling Wing, 137th Air Refueling Wing and 513th Air Control Group supporting the veterans
  • New program prepares recruits for Air Force Basic Military Training

    Twenty two Air Force Reserve enlistees took part in the new Development and Training Flight (DTF) program here designed to ease civilians into Air Force life. New recruits awaiting Basic Military Training (BMT) have the opportunity to take part in this program, the first of its kind for the 507th. It's designed to give newly enlisted Airmen the
  • Operation Holiday Spirit a big success

    The Del City American Legion was alive with activity here Nov. 30, as Reserve and Guard Airmen raised over $34,000 for military families in need at the Operation Holiday Spirit (OHS) annual charity fund raiser. This year marks the 14th year of Operation Holiday Spirit, where members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing, 513th Air Control Group and 137th
  • Air Refueling over the skies of Louisiana

    A 465th Air Refueling Squadron crew refuels a Mississippi Air National Guard C-17 Globemaster from the 172nd Airlift Wing over the skies of Louisiana on November 29. The 465th ARS crew conducted over 45 minutes of refueling with the Mississippi ANG unit.
  • 513th ACG reservists return home on veterans day

    Eighty-nine reservists from the 513th Air Control Group returned here Sunday from a six month deployment to Southwest Asia supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.Hundreds of family members, friends, coworkers, base leadership and even a high-school marching band awaited them as they cleared customs and entered an aircraft hangar."I've never had a
  • 507th honors its top members during yearly awards banquet

     Men and women from the 507th Air Refueling Wing gathered at the base club Friday, November 2, 2012 to celebrate the yearly award recipients. The awards are given to nominees in the following categories: Airman of the Year, Non Commissioned Officer of the Year, Senior Non Commissioned Officer of the Year and Company Grade Officer of the Year. The
  • Fit to fight perfection has no age limitation

    What could a Senior Master Sergeant, 16 months from retirement and a Senior Airman, barely two years into his career possibly have in common? Perfection.Two members from the 507th Air Refueling Wing achieved something very few members of Air Force Reserves ever have, a perfect score on their fit to fight test. Senior Master Sgt. Carol Suggs of the