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  • 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.
  • Rim of the Pacific 2016 concludes

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM – The world’s largest international maritime exercise concluded Aug. 4, after more than a month of training events conducted in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. More than 100 Citizen Airmen with the 507th Air Refueling Wing participated in the exercise, offloading more than 2 million lbs. of
  • Okies support Navy during RIMPAC

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM -- U.S. Navy F-18 Hornets receive fuel from a KC-135R Stratotanker from the 507th Air Refueling Wing, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., while three more jets await refueling as part of Rim of the Pacific 2016. Twenty-six nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel are
  • 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
  • Boom Drogue system installation for RIMPAC 16

    Staff Sgt. James Andrus and Senior Airman Travis Krause, U.S. Air Force crew chiefs with the 507th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., connect a drogue adapter to a KC-135R Stratotanker in order to connect a drogue. A drogue is used in air-to-air refueling. The probe and drogue method of refueling uses a trailing hose
  • Exercise brings readiness into focus

    Over 1,100 Citizen Airmen of the 507th Air Refueling Wing here came together for an intense five-day exercise here June 1-5 in order to evaluate the wing’s operational readiness, with emphasis on the wing’s nuclear support and deterrence mission.
  • Oklahoma Citizen Airmen arrive for RIMPAC

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM  - Citizen Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing, Tinker Air Force Base arrived in Hawaii July 7, 2016 to support the Rim of the Pacific Exercise also known as RIMPAC. The Oklahoma Reservists join forces with other forces from twenty-six nations, 49 ships, six submarines, about 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel
  • Daddy's home

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. -- Families, friends and Air Force Reserve leaders lined up June 11 to greet thirteen Citizen Airmen of the 507th Maintenance Group here upon returning home from a four-month deployment to Southwest Asia. Master Sgt. Robert Mills of the 507th Maintenance Squadron here had a special guest waiting to meet him: his
  • Q & A with AFRC Commander

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. - Lt. Gen. James “JJ” Jackson, Chief of Air Force Reserve and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command visited Tinker Air Force Base Reserve units and members in the Reserve Officer Association here May 14.  The 507th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs office was able to interview the general during his visit.PA:  Sir, first
  • Video - Resident "Okie" takes command

    TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. - Col. Douglas E. Gullion took command of the 507th Air Refueling Wing here April 2, 2016, at a ceremony presided over by Maj. Gen. John C. Flournoy Jr., 4th Air Force commander.
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