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  • Reserve unit sends 'A-team' to RIMPAC 2018

    The 507th Air Refueling Wing from Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, sent a team of more than 100 Reserve Citizen Airmen and four KC-135R Stratotankers to Hawaii, June 27 to Aug. 2, in support of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise.
  • 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
  • Okies support Navy during RIMPAC

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM -- U.S. Navy F-18 Hornets receive fuel from a KC-135R Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., while three more jets await refueling as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are
  • Okies refuel a RAF CF-18 during RIMPAC 2016

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (July 11, 2016) Lt. Col. Ken Humphrey, a pilot with the 465th Air Refueling Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., turns a KC-135 while on approach to Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, in support of Rim of the Pacific 2016 exercise. Humphrey and his crew fly and operate KC-135s out of the 507th Air Refueling Wing at
  • Boom Drogue system installation for RIMPAC 16

    Staff Sgt. James Andrus and Senior Airman Travis Krause, U.S. Air Force crew chiefs with the 507th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., connect a drogue adapter to a KC-135R Stratotanker in order to connect a drogue. A drogue is used in air-to-air refueling. The probe and drogue method of refueling uses a trailing hose
  • Oklahoma Citizen Airmen arrive for RIMPAC

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM  - Citizen Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing, Tinker Air Force Base arrived in Hawaii July 7, 2016 to support the Rim of the Pacific Exercise also known as RIMPAC. The Oklahoma Reservists join forces with other forces from twenty-six nations, 49 ships, six submarines, about 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel
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