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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
  • Deployed Reserve Civil engineers make critical runway repairs

    Maintaining an airfield is never an easy task, especially when it’s one of the busiest in the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility. Responsible for making critical runway repairs, the 386th Expeditionary Civil Engineer Squadron’s heavy equipment operator team ensures that the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing’s airfield is operational and ready for all takeoffs and landings in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
  • Reservists maintain aircraft, relationships via Operation Atlantic Resolve

    RAF MILDENHALL, England -- Total Force Airmen of the 507th Maintenance Group at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, maintained KC-135R Stratotankers here in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, strengthening the relationship between Air Force Reserve Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe, July 1-29.
  • Total Force Airmen maximize refueling capacity in Europe

    RAF MILDENHALL, England -- In a long-standing total force partnership between Air Force Reserve Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe, members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, augmented the 100th Air Refueling Wing here to provide KC-135R Stratotanker air refueling support to the European theater of operations,
  • Tinker Airmen grant wishes for Veterans

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- For the 21st year in a row, Airmen from Tinker stepped forward to support the residents of the Norman Veteran's Center by delivering gifts and spreading a little Christmas cheer during their annual Christmas party Dec. 22, 2016.   The Air Force Reserve-run program, dubbed “Angel Tree,” strives to fulfill Christmas
  • 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
  • Reservist finds niche, one brushstroke at a time

    Across time, a hobby can transform into a passion. For one creative Citizen Airman here at Tinker, his hobby of painting has taken him on a journey across the globe, gaining him notoriety along the way.
  • Climbing for freedom

    Okie firefighters from the 507th Civil Engineer Squadron hike up the stairs of the fire training tower Sept. 11, 2016, at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., during their 7th annual fire climb, held to honor the victims and heroes who perished on that day 15 years ago. Every year, Reservists climb up and down the fire-training tower to complete the 18
  • Vice wing commander arrives

    Air Force Reserve Command officials announced this month Col. Dana N. Nelson has been selected as the new vice wing commander for the 507th Air Refueling Wing here. Nelson last served as an individual mobilization augmentee to the Chief, Air Advisor Branch, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Maryland. She arrived at Tinker Sept. 7, and is now serving as
  • Taking the lead

    Twenty-five students from Tinker and other reserve units in the Air Force Reserve Command graduated from a one-week leadership course here Aug. 12.
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