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  • Air Show Exercise

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Members of the 72nd Medical Group worked side-by-side with Samaritan EMS during the emergency response exercise April 6 during a base wide major accident response exercise. The exercise is for preparation to the Air Show on May 20-21.  Moulage victims were sorted into four categories (minor, delayed, immediate and
  • Reserve Civil Engineers help remodel and dedicate Heritage Room

    Colonel Stephanie Wilson recently cut the ribbon on the new Heritage Room at the Tinker Club, which honors Tinker Air Force Base’s past with historic photos lining the walls.
  • Welcome Home

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- More than 90 Citizen Airmen and four KC-135R Stratotankers from the 507th Air Refueling Wing here returned home Feb. 17 and 19 after supporting deployed air operations against ISIS at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The Reservists provided air refueling support to U.S. and coalition forces operating in U.S. Central Command's area of responsibility for Operation Inherent Resolve from Dec. 13, 2016, to Feb. 16.
  • Tinker Airmen grant wishes for Veterans

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- For the 21st year in a row, Airmen from Tinker stepped forward to support the residents of the Norman Veteran's Center by delivering gifts and spreading a little Christmas cheer during their annual Christmas party Dec. 22, 2016.   The Air Force Reserve-run program, dubbed “Angel Tree,” strives to fulfill Christmas
  • Photo Story - Tinker Citizen Airmen Deploy to Turkey

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Ninety-four Citizen Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing here departed for a deployment to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, to support Operation Inherent Resolve with KC-135R Stratotanker air refueling support.   The group of Reserve Airmen, made up of a mix of operations and maintenance group professionals, is one of
  • Crossing Over

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- “I had no idea how daunting it would become.”  This was the surprising realization 2nd Lt. Ryan Cheney came to after he started his journey toward Officer Training School selection.His decision to become an officer came about two years ago.  At the time he was known as Master Sgt. Cheney, a Combat Arms Training and
  • Reservist and local artist presents painting at AMC Symposium

    Air Force Reserve Chief, Lt. Gen. Maryanne Miller, Senior Master Sgt. Darby Perrin, 465th Air Refueling Squadron and Gen. Carlton D. Everhart II, Air Mobility Command commander, unveil the painting “Deepwater Horizon” at the 48th annual Air Mobility Command and Airlift/Tanker Association Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee. The painting, created by
  • Reserve PA shop wins 2016 Communication Excellence Awards

    Air Force Reserve Command Public Affairs announced the winners of the 2016 Communication Excellence Awards today.
  • Tinker celebrates tanker’s history

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Members of Team Tinker were joinedby mission support partners and Reservists of the 507th Air Refueling Wing Oct. 7 to honor an Air Force icon. The KC-135 Stratotanker’s 60 yearsof service were recognized during a ceremony at Dock 5 ½ in Bldg. 3001. TheKC-135’s actual anniversary coincides with the first flight on
  • Soaring to Sixty: KC-135 remains backbone of air refueling

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. - The KC-135 Stratotanker celebrates its 60th anniversary this week and from the start, Tinker Air Force Base has played a crucial role in the longevity of the jet while operating and maintaining this strategic aircraft.In the mid-fifties Strategic Air Command, under the direction of General Curtis Lemay, needed an air