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  • 507th ARW August enlisted promotions

    Promotions from the 507th Air Refueling Wing enlisted ranks.
  • CMSAF Wright visits 507th ARW

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla.-- Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Kaleth O. Wright visited Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, July 31, 2019, to discuss total force integration with Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 507th ARW. Wright also coined two Airmen for their accomplishments and invited the Tinker enlisted force to an open forum to discuss
  • On-Final News Bulletin - July 12, 2019

    ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – July 12, 2019 (Vol 39, No. 7)Students get hands-on aviation experience at TinkerTwenty-six students from all corners of Oklahoma visited various units here June 5, 2019, to learn more about future careers in aviation. The Aviation Career Education Program, commonly known as ACE, hosts weeklong summer camps with assistance
  • DoD delays Post 9/11 GI Bill changes

    The implementation has been delayed until January 12, 2020, giving long-serving members more time to transfer their education benefits to spouses or dependents.
  • Col. Couch named new 10th FLTS commander

    Lt. Col. James T. Couch took command of 10th Flight Test Squadron here June 28, 2019. About 100 people attended a change of command ceremony at the Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul facility, located on the south east site of Tinker Air Force Base, to witness Couch assume command of the squadron from Lt. Col. Jon. D. Cary. The backdrop for the ceremony was a massive B-1B Lancer undergoing maintenance.
  • VA to decrease SGLI rates effective July 1

    Good news for service members' wallets! Effective July 1, 2019, the SGLI premium rate is decreasing. If you have coverage now, nothing will change except the price will be lower. Premiums are dropping $4 per month for those with maximum coverage. SGLI is available in $50,000 increments, up to a maximum of $400,000.Learn how to get SGLI
  • Navigating the retirement application process

    Retiring from the Air Force Reserve is a significant, emotional event, filled with anticipation and uncertainty. Because Airmen only retire once in their lifetime, they have no past experience to serve as a resource, and typically learn what is required as they go through the process. There are basic foundational requirements that must be met
  • Step-by-Step Guide for how to Transfer GI Bill Benefits

    You must meet all eligibility requirements outlined in DoDI 1341.13, Change 1, Post-9/11 GI Bill and AFI 36-2649, Voluntary Education Program, Attachment 13, prior to applying for the Transfer of Education Benefits (TEB). NOTE: Airmen must have at least six years in service (active duty and/or Selected Reserve) and effective 12 July 2019, no more
  • What is the Reserve Student Loan Repayment Program?

    Applicable to: Air Force ReserveThe Student Loan Repayment Program is an Air Force Reserve program that makes one annual payment, per qualifying loan account number, directly to the lending institution toward the balance of an individual’s student loans. It is a program designed to attract and retain individuals in critical wartime specialties for
  • Students get hands-on aviation experience at Tinker

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Twenty-six students from all corners of Oklahoma visited various units here June 5, 2019, to learn more about future careers in aviation.  The Aviation Career Education Program, commonly known as ACE, hosts weeklong summer camps with assistance from the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission, Federal Aviation
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