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  • Maintenance squadron welcomes new commander

    Maj. Nicholas Brown succeeds Maj. Randy Starnes as the commander of the 507th Maintenance Squadron in a change of command ceremony Oct. 2, 2021, at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Lauren Kelly)
  • Reservist achieves dream of becoming a U.S. citizen

    Senior Airman Jose Hernandez-Hernandez, 507th Logistics Readiness Squadron vehicle maintenance specialist, and native of Veracruz, Mexico, became a citizen of the U.S. in August, and received a U.S. flag and a copy of the constitution from the vehicle management flight Sept. 12, 2021, commemorating his achievement. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech.
  • Tinker Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

    Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, recognizing the achievements and contributions of Hispanic Americans. The observation was first introduced in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson. It was later expanded by President Ronald Reagan to cover a 30-day period, as it coincides with the national independence days in several Latin American countries.
  • COMMENTARY: 10th Anniversary of Don't Ask Don't Tell Repeal

    The United States military has come a long way in protecting the rights of LGBTQ+ military members over the past 10 years, spurred on with the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell on Tuesday, September 20, 2011. When the issue was being debated in Congress, LGBTQ+ military advocates were bolstered by research and testimony from the American Psychological Association.
  • 507th ARW September Enlisted Promotions

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Promotions from the 507th Air Refueling Wing enlisted ranks are:CHIEF MASTER SERGEANTZachary Walker, 72nd Aerial Port Squadron    MASTER SERGEANTMichael Gentry, 507th Force Support SquadronJustin Jarrett, 507th Security Forces SquadronTravis Meske, 507th Civil Engineer SquadronTECHNICAL SERGEANTJeffrey George, 507th
  • 507th ARW August Enlisted Promotions

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Promotions from the 507th Air Refueling Wing enlisted ranks are: SENIOR MASTER SERGEANTJohnathon Crenshaw, 507th Security Forces SquadronMASTER SERGEANTGareth Brooks, 72nd Aerial Port SquadronJuanita Gilliam, 507th Maintenance GroupEric Richardson, 507th Maintenance SquadronEmmanuel Barraza, 507th Maintenance
  • Air Force releases cardio and strength fitness assessment alternatives, new online capabilities

    The Air Force will provide Airmen five physical fitness assessment alternatives—three for the cardio portion and sit-up components and two for the push-up component of the physical fitness assessment beginning in early 2022.
  • 4th AF recognizes Airmen and key spouses during visit

    Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Pennington, 4th Air Force commander, and his spouse, Lisa, visited the 507th Air Refueling Wing July 1, 2021, at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, to recognize outstanding performers and to discuss the key spouse program.
  • 507th Civil Engineer Squadron welcomes new commander

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla.-- Lt. Col. Dustin Born, 507th Civil Engineer Squadron former commander, relinquishes command to Lt. Col. Stan Young, 507th Mission Support Group commander, during an outdoor change of command ceremony on the flightline June 6, 2021, at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • 507th ARW June enlisted promotions

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Promotions from the 507th Air Refueling Wing enlisted ranks are:CHIEF MASTER SERGEANTThomas Pierce, 507th Air Refueling WingRaymond Tennyson, 72nd Aerial Port SquadronMASTER SERGEANTVanessa Christensen, 507th Medical SquadronJason Dail, 507th Aircraft Maintenance SquadronZachary Ludwig, 507th Aircraft Maintenance