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  • Reserve leaders testify before House

    Senior leaders from the military reserve components testified before the House Appropriations Sub-Committee for Defense on readiness and the President’s fiscal year 2018 budget request May 24.
  • Maintenance squadron welcomes new commander

    The 507th Maintenance Squadron here gained a new commander May 6, 2017, during a change of command ceremony in Hangar 1030.
  • Reserve defenders keep watch

    A group of Citizen Airmen from the 507th Security Forces Squadron here deployed March 31 to Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan, to support the Afghan Air Force in their fight against insurgents in support of NATO’s Resolute Support mission.
  • Tinker Honorary Commanders take flight with 507th ARW

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- The Tinker Air Force Base Honorary Commander's 2017 Class observed a KC-135R Stratotanker mission during a local training flight April 6, 2017, here. The Honorary Commander's learned about the mission of the 507th Air Refueling Wing and Air Force Reserve Command, during an air refueling mission with F-16 Fighting
  • 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