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  • OSU shoots video with 507th ARW

    An Oklahoma State University video crew visits the 507th Air Refueling Wing and takes footage of their military appreciation uniform with and in a KC-135R Stratotanker Oct. 9, 2019, at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Samantha Mathison)
  • Air Force Recruiting Service highlights boom operators

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Air Force Recruiting service visited the 507th Air Refueling Wing here to highlight enlisted career fields across the Air Force Aug. 13, 2019. Master Sgt. Ryan Cornell demonstrated what is it like to be a KC-135R Stratotanker boom operator.
  • Fueling falcons in flight

    Four 138th Fighter Wing F-16 Fighting Falcons from Tulsa Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma, refuel from a KC-135R Stratotanker April 25, 2019. The Stratotanker, from the 507th Air Refueling Wing at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, refueled four 138th Fighter Wing F-16 Fighting Falcons during flight operations over Kansas.
  • Tinker celebrates tanker’s history

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Members of Team Tinker were joinedby mission support partners and Reservists of the 507th Air Refueling Wing Oct. 7 to honor an Air Force icon. The KC-135 Stratotanker’s 60 yearsof service were recognized during a ceremony at Dock 5 ½ in Bldg. 3001. TheKC-135’s actual anniversary coincides with the first flight on
  • Soaring to Sixty: KC-135 remains backbone of air refueling

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. - The KC-135 Stratotanker celebrates its 60th anniversary this week and from the start, Tinker Air Force Base has played a crucial role in the longevity of the jet while operating and maintaining this strategic aircraft.In the mid-fifties Strategic Air Command, under the direction of General Curtis Lemay, needed an air
  • 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
  • Crosstalks aimed at improving KC-135 service

    Experts from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, the Air Force Reserve, National Guard Bureau and the Legacy Tanker Division conducted a customer support visit here and at two other bases, March 14-18, to listen to unit concerns regarding KC-135 "Statotanker" support and logistics.
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