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170908-F-ZI207-0123.JPG 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.
0 9/27
2017
Master Sgt. Roger Carr, crew chief with the 507th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., moves a fire extinguisher across the flightline prior to a KC-135R Stratotanker refueling flight at RAF Mildenhall, England, as Senior Master Sgt. Justin Henry, 507th AMXS NCO in charge, looks on, July 25, 2017. In a long-standing partnership between the Air Force Reserve Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe, members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing are augmenting the 100th Air Refueling Wing July 1-29, to provide KC-135R air refueling support to the European theater of operations. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech Sgt. Lauren Gleason Reservists maintain aircraft, relationships via Operation Atlantic Resolve
Total Force Airmen of the 507th Maintenance Group from 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-Air Forces Africa, July 1-29.
0 7/28
2017
Reserve Citizen Airmen from the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., prepare to land a KC-135R Stratotanker at RAF Mildenhall, England, July 15, 2017. 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 are supporting Operation Atlantic Resolve and augmenting the 100th Air Refueling Wing here July 1-29, 2017. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason) Total Force Airmen maximize refueling capacity in Europe
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 are augmenting the 100th Air Refueling Wing here to provide KC-135R Stratotanker air refueling support to the European theater of operations, July 1-29.
0 7/27
2017
Default Air Force Logo Uniform policy changes for air reserve technicians
Air Force Reserve Command has directed all air reserve technicians will wear military uniforms while on duty in order to facilitate cohesion between the Reserve and active-duty components. This change affects ARTs represented by the bargaining unit and will take effect April 17. “The interaction between active duty and Reserve components has been
0 3/17
2017
Senior Airman Harlan Smith, 507th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron kisses his daughter and embraces his girlfriend prior to departing for a deployment to Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Smith joined 93 other Citizen Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma who deployed prior to the holiday December 13, 2016.  (U.S. Air Force Photo/Maj. Jon Quinlan) Tinker Citizen Airmen Deploy to Turkey
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 group and maintenance group professionals is one of the largest groups to leave
0 1/03
2017
A row of KC-135 Stratotankers sit on the Reserve Ramp at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Nov, 6, 2016. Citizen Airmen in the 507th Air Refueling Wing prepared these jets for alert air refueling support during exercise Global Thunder 17.  Exercise Global Thunder provides training opportunities for USSTRATCOM components, task forces, units and command posts to deter and, if necessary, defeat a military attack against the United States and to employ forces as directed by the President. (U.S. Air Force photo /Tech. Sgt. Charles Taylor/Released) Exercise Global Thunder 17 concludes at Tinker
Exercise Global Thunder 17, an annual command post and field training exercise, concluded Oct. 31 with elements of the 507th Air Refueling Wing taking part. U.S. Strategic Command, in coordination with U.S. and partner nation government agencies, conducted the exercise, which began Oct. 24, to train USSTRATCOM forces and assess joint operational
0 11/08
2016
KC-135R Stratotanker's operated and maintained by Citizen Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing arrived in Hawaii July 7, 2016 to support the Rim of the Pacific Exercise also known as RIMPAC.  The Oklahoma Reservists join forces with over twenty-six nations, 49 ships, six submarines, about 200 aircraft, and 25,000 personnel who are participating in RIMPAC from June 29 to Aug. 4 in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. RIMPAC 2016 is the 25th exercise in the series that began in 1971.(U.S. Air Force Photo/Tech Sgt. Aaron Oelrich) Oklahoma Citizen Airmen arrive for RIMPAC
Citizen Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing 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 who are participating in RIMPAC from June 29 to Aug. 4 in
0 7/09
2016
Capt. Dan Shaheen, 465th Air Refueling Squadron pilot, briefs KC-135 Block 45 capabilities to Lt. Gen. James “JJ” Jackson, Chief of Air Force Reserve and Commander, Air Force Reserve Command, May 14, 2016, at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Jackson visited Citizen Airmen in the 507th Air Refueling Wing and 513th Air Control Group during their May Unit Training Assembly. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Maj. Jon Quinlan) 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
0 5/24
2016
Local resident Phyllis Klein is greeted by Tim Taylor, an Environmental Health Specialist with the 72nd Air Base Wing Civil Engineer Environmental Compliance Office, at the KC-46A public scoping meeting April 21, 2016, at the Sheraton Reed Conference Center in Midwest City, Okla. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason) Air Force holds KC-46 public meeting
Air Force officials held a KC-46A scoping meeting April 21 in Midwest City, Oklahoma, where the public and interested state and federal agencies were invited to ask questions and provide feedback regarding the process of choosing a Reserve-led KC-46A third main operating base, or MOB 3. The preferred alternative location for the KC-46A MOB 3
0 4/25
2016
Experts from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, the Air Force Reserve, National Guard Bureau and the Legacy Tanker Division, view maintenance work on a KC-135 “Stratotanker” maintained by the 507th Maintenance Group March 16, 2016, at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. The group, headed by Maj. Gen. Glenn Davis, Mobilization Assistant to the Commander, AFLCMC, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, visited the 507th Air Refueling Wing, Birmingham Air National Guard Base, Alabama, and Grissom Air Reserve Base, Indiana to enhance KC-135 customer service between all the agencies. (U.S. Air Force Photo/Maj. Jon Quinlan) Crosstalks aimed at improving KC-135 service
Experts from the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, the Air Force Reserve, National Guard Bureau and the Legacy Tanker Division conducted a customer support visit here and at two other bases, March 14-18, to listen to unit concerns regarding KC-135 "Statotanker" support and logistics.
0 3/22
2016
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