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  • Reserve wing mourns loss of civil engineer

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- A senior non-commissioned officer in the 507th Civil Engineer Squadron here passed away June 9 at his home in Pawnee, Oklahoma. Senior Master Sgt. John Schulze, former superintendent of the pavement and construction section, 507th CES, served a combined 32 years in the Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve. He served with distinction, and deployed in support of Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield.
  • VIDEO: 'Port dawgs' compete in rodeo

    Citizen Airmen of the 72nd Aerial Port Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., competed in their annual rodeo May 6, 2017, in a show of learning, team-building and esprit-de-corps. Five teams of Airmen completed five tasks within a certain time, while being evaluated for safety, proficiency and knowledge.
  • Star Spangled Salute to be held this weekend at Tinker

    The 2017 Star Spangled Salute Air Show is scheduled for May 20-21 at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. The free event is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is co-hosted by Team Tinker, the Eastern Oklahoma Tourism Council and the city of Midwest City. Flying acts are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.
  • 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.
  • Reserve defenders keep watch

    A group of Citizen Airmen from the 507th Security Forces Squadron here deployed March 31 to Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan, to support the Afghan Air Force in their fight against insurgents in support of NATO’s Resolute Support mission.
  • Reserve Civil Engineers help remodel and dedicate Heritage Room

    Colonel Stephanie Wilson recently cut the ribbon on the new Heritage Room at the Tinker Club, which honors Tinker Air Force Base’s past with historic photos lining the walls.
  • 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.
  • Tinker Reservists to return from Southwest Asia

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Citizen Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing here are scheduled to return home today after supporting deployed air operations at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, against ISIS. An additional group of Airmen is scheduled to return from deployment on Sunday, Feb. 19.
  • 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