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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Reservist finds niche, one brushstroke at a time

    Across time, a hobby can transform into a passion. For one creative Citizen Airman here at Tinker, his hobby of painting has taken him on a journey across the globe, gaining him notoriety along the way.
  • Okies on display at Africa Aerospace, Defence Expo

    WATERKLOOF AIR FORCE BASE, South Africa -- A team of Citizen Airmen from the 465th Air Refueling Squadron here and the 507th Maintenance Group here took part in the Africa Aerospace & Defence Exposition 2016 in South Africa, Sept. 14-18, as part of an ongoing effort to strengthen the partnership between the two nations. The Airmen worked alongside
  • Taking the lead

    Twenty-five students from Tinker and other reserve units in the Air Force Reserve Command graduated from a one-week leadership course here Aug. 12.
  • Rim of the Pacific 2016 concludes

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM – The world’s largest international maritime exercise concluded Aug. 4, after more than a month of training events conducted in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. More than 100 Citizen Airmen with the 507th Air Refueling Wing participated in the exercise, offloading more than 2 million lbs. of
  • Daddy's home

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Families, friends and Air Force Reserve leaders lined up June 11 to greet thirteen Citizen Airmen of the 507th Maintenance Group here upon returning home from a four-month deployment to Southwest Asia. Master Sgt. Robert Mills of the 507th Maintenance Squadron here had a special guest waiting to meet him: his
  • First AFRC tanker goes digital at Tinker

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- The 507th Air Refueling Wing here is the first Air Force Reserve Command unit to receive the new KC-135 Block 45 upgrade, an improvement to the flight deck that provides flight crews with an updated autopilot and digital panels that eliminate analog instrument gauges by consolidating the outdated controls onto one
  • What’s so super about the Super UTA?

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Citizen Airmen of the 507th Air Refueling Wing here participated in the second annual Super Unit Training Assembly April 2-5 to accomplish ancillary training requirements. The Super UTA consists of two UTA weekends performed back-to-back over four consecutive days. “We need our Citizen Airmen trained and ready to