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  • 507th ARW August enlisted promotions

    Promotions from the 507th Air Refueling Wing enlisted ranks.
  • Former 507th ARW boom operator captures historic moment in Vietnam War

    Behind every work of art is a story.A recent painting completed by Tinker Air Force Base Artist in Residence and U.S. Air Force Historian Darby Perrin captures a brief glimpse into the story of retired Col. Chuck DeBellevue and Capt. John Madden during an encounter with a MiG 21J during the Linebacker Strikes on Sept. 9, 1972.“This [painting] shows
  • July newsletter for Individual Reservists now available

    The July 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
  • Navigating the retirement application process

    Retiring from the Air Force Reserve is a significant, emotional event, filled with anticipation and uncertainty. Because Airmen only retire once in their lifetime, they have no past experience to serve as a resource, and typically learn what is required as they go through the process. There are basic foundational requirements that must be met
  • Step-by-Step Guide for how to Transfer GI Bill Benefits

    You must meet all eligibility requirements outlined in DoDI 1341.13, Change 1, Post-9/11 GI Bill and AFI 36-2649, Voluntary Education Program, Attachment 13, prior to applying for the Transfer of Education Benefits (TEB). NOTE: Airmen must have at least six years in service (active duty and/or Selected Reserve) and effective 12 July 2019, no more
  • HQ ARPC hosts 2019 Joint IRR Conference

    The Joint IRR Conference included representatives from the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy, educating one another on their service-specific IRR programs. While each service program has the same Office of the Secretary of Defense policies driving them, the consensus was that the conference was of great value for each service to attend by being able to discuss ongoing problems experienced by each branch.
  • CCAF sets end date for Professional Manager Certification

    The Community College of the Air Force will no longer accept applications for the Professional Manager Certification program after Sept. 30, 2019.
  • Safety officials share tips for outdoor fun

    Summer weather is here and with it comes the desire to spend hours outside. For hundreds of people, though, summer festivities will end badly because they failed to take proper safety precautions.
  • Students get hands-on aviation experience at Tinker

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Twenty-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 from the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission, Federal Aviation
  • Reservist rescues boy from flood waters

    A KC-135 Stratotanker crew chief with the 507th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron here saved the life of an eight year old boy who was trapped in a flooded drainage ditch May 29, 2019, in Prague, Oklahoma.
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