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  • Reserve tornado victim reunited with belongings

    Due to the kindness of a fellow Airman and volunteer, a 513th Air Control Group maintenance Airman was reunited with lost uniforms, personal items and checks almost two weeks after an EF-5 tornado destroyed his house in Moore, Okla. on May 20.Master Sgt. Jerry Colbaugh, 513th Maintenance Squadron, never thought he would see many of his belongings
  • 513th Airman pushes self from 'good' to 'excellent'

    When Master Sgt. Jay Harris was appointed as his squadron's fit to fight program manager three years ago, exercising wasn't a part of his daily routine and his fitness scores were just above passing. "When I took over as the [970th Airborne Air Control Squadron] fitness leader three years ago, I couldn't run a mile if someone put a gun to my head,"
  • 507th ARW cancels the June Unit Training Assembly

    507th Air Refueling Wing leadership announced today that the Jun 1-2 Unit Training Assembly will be formally canceled due to the effects of the tornados that hit the area on May 19th and 20th.Members are authorized to liberally reschedule the performance of their UTA periods any time prior to 30 Sept 2013. Reschedules (RUTA) have to be requested
  • President lands at Tinker AFB, surveys tornado damage in Moore

    President Barack Obama landed at here on his way to Moore, Okla. to survey the tornado devastation and meet with victims and first responders, May 26. The president shook hands and spoke with some Tinker AFB employees, families, and first responders on the flight line here before traveling down to Moore, while encouraging people to continue to
  • 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