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  • CCAF no longer required for promotion

    Due to an update to the enlisted personnel handbook, an associate’s degree from the Community College of the Air Force is no longer required for promotions, however, master sergeants still have to keep education in mind for their enlisted performance reports. While the CCAF itself is no longer required, an associate’s degree or higher is mandatory
  • On-Final News Bulletin – Jan. 6, 2019

    ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – JAN 6, 2019 (Vol 39, No 1)----------------------------------------------DEFERRED GI BILL TRANSFER You still have time to transfer the GI Bill to your family. The July 12, 2019 deadline to transfer Post 9/11 benefits for those with more than 16 years time in service (TIS) has been deferred. Contact Senior Master Sgt. Lorena
  • Tricare Early Eligibility for Reserve/Guard Components

    According to an addition to the FY 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Reserve component service member's eligibility for early TRICARE coverage will include delayed-effective-date active duty orders pursuant to section 12304b of title 10, U.S.C.This means Reserve and Guard members involuntarily activated to support contingency
  • ‘Okies’ Celebrate 45th Anniversary at Tinker

    This year marks the 45th Anniversary of the 507th Air Refueling Wing operating out operating out of Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The 507th ARW is the largest Air Force Reserve Command flying unit in the state of Oklahoma.
  • 507th Air Refueling Wing Year in Review: Okies Around the World

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- It’s been a whirlwind of a year here for the ‘Okies’ of the 507th Air Refueling Wing.From Oklahoma to Europe and Southwest Asia, more than 1,100 Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 507th ARW, the largest Reserve unit in the state of Oklahoma, accomplished a great deal.The 507th Operations Group flew the KC-135 Stratotanker
  • Future aviators take flight

    Twenty-seven future aviators from the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals took flight aboard a 507th Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker here June 20, 2017.
  • Think before you type: Say 'no' to online harassment

    With the tap of a keyboard, people can post their immediate thoughts to social networking websites—whether it’s good, bad or ugly. Without time to “think it through”, users risk hurting their career and others with defamatory comments or by overstepping their boundaries when sending private messages.
  • 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.