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  • On-Final News Bulletin - July 12, 2019

    ON-FINAL NEWS BULLETIN – July 12, 2019 (Vol 39, No. 7)Students get hands-on aviation experience at TinkerTwenty-six students from all corners of Oklahoma visited various units here June 5, 2019, to learn more about future careers in aviation. The Aviation Career Education Program, commonly known as ACE, hosts weeklong summer camps with assistance
  • 507th ARW July enlisted promotions

    Promotions from the 507th Air Refueling Wing enlisted ranks.
  • Col. Couch named new 10th FLTS commander

    Lt. Col. James T. Couch took command of 10th Flight Test Squadron here June 28, 2019. About 100 people attended a change of command ceremony at the Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul facility, located on the south east site of Tinker Air Force Base, to witness Couch assume command of the squadron from Lt. Col. Jon. D. Cary. The backdrop for the ceremony was a massive B-1B Lancer undergoing maintenance.
  • Tinker Fire: Be safe during Fourth of July holiday

    With the Fourth of July less than two weeks away, the Tinker Fire Department is asking people to be mindful when celebrating America’s birthday. “We want everyone to celebrate safely,” said Carles E. Williams II, Tinker Fire and Emergency Services inspector. Williams said for anyone who plans to use propane and charcoal grills, to follow these
  • June newsletter for Individual Reservists now available

    The June 2019 edition of the Readiness Report newsletter for Individual Reservists is now available for digital download.The Readiness Report is the official publication of Headquarters Individual Reservist Readiness and Integration Organization and is published monthly to deliver news and information to Air Force Individual Mobilization Augmentees
  • VA to decrease SGLI rates effective July 1

    Good news for service members' wallets! Effective July 1, 2019, the SGLI premium rate is decreasing. If you have coverage now, nothing will change except the price will be lower. Premiums are dropping $4 per month for those with maximum coverage. SGLI is available in $50,000 increments, up to a maximum of $400,000.Learn how to get SGLI
  • KC-46 completes testing with Super Galaxy

    The U.S. Air Force’s newest air refueling aircraft, the KC-46A Pegasus, is undergoing a variety of tests out of Edwards Air Force Base, California.
  • Filcek takes command of 72nd ABW

    Sometimes change can be hard, but it can also be positive.On June 7, the 72nd Air Base Wing welcomed incoming Commander Col. Paul Filcek during a Change of Command Ceremony at the Tinker Event Center. Filcek assumed command of the wing from Col. Kenyon Bell.About 400 people, including friends, family, Tinker civilian and military personnel and
  • What is the Reserve Student Loan Repayment Program?

    Applicable to: Air Force ReserveThe Student Loan Repayment Program is an Air Force Reserve program that makes one annual payment, per qualifying loan account number, directly to the lending institution toward the balance of an individual’s student loans. It is a program designed to attract and retain individuals in critical wartime specialties for
  • Share Your Adventure: help the Reserve team grow through testimony

    The peer referral program is the lead source generator for AFRC RS with one of four people referred by current Reservists joining the Air Force Reserve and is replacing the command’s Get1Now campaign. As manning levels continue to increase for AFRC and other branches of service and the nation’s economy continues to be strong, Share Your Adventure is a vital program to help recruiters gather quality leads and assure AFRC has the manning it needs to excel in its mission to fly, fight and win.
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