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  • 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

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
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