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  • 507th Air Refueling Wing Year in Review: Okies Around the World

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- It’s been a whirlwind of a year here for the ‘Okies’ of the 507th Air Refueling Wing.From Oklahoma to Europe and Southwest Asia, more than 1,100 Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 507th ARW, the largest Reserve unit in the state of Oklahoma, accomplished a great deal.The 507th Operations Group flew the KC-135 Stratotanker
  • Video: Okies bring the boom

    In honor of the Air Force's 70th birthday and the 507th Air Refueling Wing's 45th Anniversary, a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th ARW, operating out of Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., performed a flyover Sept. 16, 2017, at the University of Oklahoma vs. Tulane football game held in the Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla. After
  • Okies bring the boom

    NORMAN, Okla. -- In honor of the Air Force’s 70th Anniversary, a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing operating out of Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, performed a flyover Sept. 16, 2017, at a University of Oklahoma football game at the Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma.
  • Tinker Reserve Airmen deploy to aid Florida recovery

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Eight Reserve Citizen Airmen of the 35th Combat Communications Squadron here departed Sep. 13 to support disaster relief efforts at Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida, where they will provide military commanders and government agencies communications systems in the wake of Hurricane Irma. The more than 90-member Air
  • Seymour Johnson awarded KC-46A Pegasus

    Seymour Johnson Air Force Base is officially designated as the next destination for the Boeing KC-46A Pegasus aerial refueling tanker, the Secretary of the Air Force announced Sept. 12.
  • Maintenance squadron welcomes new commander

    The 507th Maintenance Squadron here gained a new commander May 6, 2017, during a change of command ceremony in Hangar 1030.
  • Welcome Home

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- More than 90 Citizen Airmen and four KC-135R Stratotankers from the 507th Air Refueling Wing here returned home Feb. 17 and 19 after supporting deployed air operations against ISIS at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The Reservists provided air refueling support to U.S. and coalition forces operating in U.S. Central Command's area of responsibility for Operation Inherent Resolve from Dec. 13, 2016, to Feb. 16.
  • Photo Story - Tinker Citizen Airmen Deploy to Turkey

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Ninety-four Citizen Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing here departed for a deployment to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, to support Operation Inherent Resolve with KC-135R Stratotanker air refueling support.   The group of Reserve Airmen, made up of a mix of operations and maintenance group professionals, is one of
  • 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 refuel a RAF CF-18 during RIMPAC 2016

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM (July 11, 2016) Lt. Col. Ken Humphrey, a pilot with the 465th Air Refueling Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., turns a KC-135 while on approach to Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, in support of Rim of the Pacific 2016 exercise. Humphrey and his crew fly and operate KC-135s out of the 507th Air Refueling Wing at
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