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  • Hey what's up, Doc?

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Col. Miles Heaslip, 507th Air Refueling Wing Commander, and Lt. Col. Alvin Bradford, 507th Medical Squadron commander, address the wing's COVID-19 questions April 20, 2020, at Tinker Air Force Base Oklahoma. (U.S. Air Force video by Senior Airman Mary Begy)
  • Reserve nurses mobilize to support COVID-19 response

    Three Air Force Reservist nurses with the 507th Medical Squadron here mobilized and departed for Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, between April 13-21, 2020, to provide medical treatment to patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Air Force Reserve Command Lieutenant General Leo Marquez and Maintenance Effectiveness Awards

    Congratulations to the following 2019 Lieutenant General Leo Marquez Award recipients for the categories of Aircraft Maintenance and Munitions/Missile Maintenance. These awards recognize base-level military and civil service aircraft, munitions and missile maintenance personnel who perform hands-on maintenance or manage a maintenance function.This
  • President signs Executive Order calling up Air Force Reserve medics, other specialties

    On March 27, the President signed an Executive Order authorizing mobilization of the Reserve Component in response to COVID-19 operations.  For the Air Force Reserve, personnel already serving in the Selected Reserve and Participating Individual Ready Reserve, as well as those assigned to the Individual Ready Reserve, may be asked to volunteer to activate in support of COVID-19 response.  If taskings exceed the volunteer pool, mobilization of the IRR to active status is now authorized to ensure mission accomplishment. 
  • Deployment Q&A’s

    1. Q: Are all deployments cancelled for the Air Force Reserve?A: Deployments are not cancelled, but the Secretary of Defense has ordered a stop movement for all OCONUS deployments with exceptions. Airmen will start deployment orders in accordance with their AF 938. Airmen are still required to complete pre-deployment training and should confirm
  • Tinker AFB announces first confirmed COVID-19 case

    A member of Tinker Air Force Base is being treated and evaluated by health care professionals following the first confirmed case of COVID-19 at the base.
  • April UTA canceled; telework authorized at commander’s discretion

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- The 507th Air Refueling Wing commander announced March 18 that telework is authorized at the squadron commander’s discretion and the April UTA is canceled due to COVID-19.
  • Appointments required for Communications and DEERS office support

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- The 507th Air Refueling Wing communications flight and the 507th Force Support Squadron DEERS/RAPIDS offices are limiting in-person office visits to appointment only in response to COVID-19 effective March 17, 2020.
  • Fitness assessment changes announced

    Fitness Assessments have been cancelled until June 2020. There is an article on myPers for more information.Effective March 17, 2020, all official fitness assessment testing is cancelled until June 2020. Members who are due for their Official Fitness Assessment in March will test in 6 months, September 2020 Members who are due for their Official
  • Telework options and guidelines for Air Force Reserve civilians

    As COVID-19 response and mitigation drives work force decisions, Air Force Reserve leadership is getting information out as quickly as possible to its supervisors and employees on civilian telework guidance. Telework is an option commanders may consider when making work force decisions in the current emerging environment. This article serves solely as a resource when considering telework, should the need arise.
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