Tag: Okies
  • 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
  • Okies support Navy during RIMPAC

    JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM - Six U.S. Navy F-18 Hornets await refueling from a KC-135R Stratotanker belonging to the 465th Air Refueling Squadron at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., during Rim of the Pacific 2016. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Lauren Gleason)
  • 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
  • Exercise brings readiness into focus

    More than 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

    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
  • 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
  • Resident "Okie" takes command of 507th

    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.Gullion served as the 507th Operations Group commander here for 18 months before taking command of the wing from Col. Brian S. Davis.Flournoy highlighted the high-level of