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  • Patriot Family Day date announced

    The 507th Air Refueling Wing is scheduled to host family day Sept. 11, 2021, at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Family day is an annual event designed to give families of Okies the opportunity to enjoy aircraft static displays, food and fun.

  • Emergency paid leave funds still available to civilian employees

    Federal employees may be eligible to receive up to 600 hours, or 15 weeks of emergency paid leave for reasons relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. The qualifying period runs now through Sept. 30, 2021. Paid leave is made available through the American Rescue Plan, which Congress passed into law in

  • Key spouses bring resources to Reserve families

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- The 507th Airman and Family Readiness Center here conducted a seminar for the 507th Air Refueling Wing’s key spouses May 15, 2021.The workshop offered an opportunity for current key spouses to meet, network and discuss how the program can grow, according to 507th

  • DAF releases update on telework, remote work guidance

    The DAF guidance memorandum, DoDI1035.01_DAFI 36-816 Telework Program, provides necessary clarification and expands the Department’s use of telework and remote work based on current lessons learned, pending a comprehensive review of the Department of the Air Force telework program.

  • Commentary: Tinker remembers OKC bombing 26 years later

    At 9:02 a.m. April 19, 1995, the Oklahoma City skyline was forever changed as smoke billowed from a bomb that exploded in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, killing 168 innocent men, women and children. Through the catastrophic event that unfolded in the heart of our city, the world saw

  • Commander's holiday message 2020

    Col. Michael Parks, 507th Air Refueling Wing commander, and his wife Ali, wish all Okies a happy holiday and a happy new year Dec. 17, 2020 at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. (U.S. Air Force video by Senior Airman Mary Begy)

  • Key spouses can be key

    In the past two years, the Air Force has had an alarming increase in its suicide rate. There are many resources available to Airmen in need, but one change that is being worked toward is involving families. Molly Noyes, 940 Air Refueling Wing director of psychological health, created a one-hour

  • Commander declares Public Health Emergency at Tinker AFB

    Tinker Installation Commander Col. Paul Filcek declared a Public Health Emergency for the installation on Nov. 5, 2020. Filcek cited the “increasing risk to force and risk to mission with COVID-19 cases on the rise in Oklahoma, the surrounding counties and Tinker AFB” as the reason behind the