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Category: Tornado Recovery
  • Reserve tornado victim reunited with belongings

    Due to the kindness of a fellow Airman and volunteer, a 513th Air Control Group maintenance Airman was reunited with lost uniforms, personal items and checks almost two weeks after an EF-5 tornado destroyed his house in Moore, Okla. on May 20.Master Sgt. Jerry Colbaugh, 513th Maintenance Squadron, never thought he would see many of his belongings
  • President lands at Tinker AFB, surveys tornado damage in Moore

    President Barack Obama landed at here on his way to Moore, Okla. to survey the tornado devastation and meet with victims and first responders, May 26. The president shook hands and spoke with some Tinker AFB employees, families, and first responders on the flight line here before traveling down to Moore, while encouraging people to continue to
  • Tinker reservist survives monster tornado

    What started out as a sunny, routine day for one member of the 507th Force Support Squadron and the estimated 250 staff and patients at the Moore Medical Center took a sudden turn for the worse on Monday, May 20, as a mammoth 1.3 mile wide tornado bore down on them. Senior Master Sgt. Jennifer Nikki Johnson, a 19-year reservist and a nurse at the
  • Airmen picking up the pieces

    Members of Team Tinker are picking up the pieces after one of the largest and most costly tornadoes in history ripped through Moore, Oklahoma, Monday May 20, 2013. In the 507th Air Refueling Wing alone, more than 20 Airmen and their families suffered either minor damage or a total loss after Monday afternoon's deadly storm passed. Master Sgt. John
  • Oklahoma Tornado Relief

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