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  • 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
  • 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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