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  • Small Reserve unit restores air traffic in Puerto Rico

    As Hurricane Maria battered the U.S. Virgin Island St. Croix, a small Reserve unit from Oklahoma raced to Puerto Rico on Sept. 19, 2017, to evacuate air traffic controllers before the strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in 85 years made landfall.
  • Video: Okies bring the boom

    In honor of the Air Force's 70th birthday and the 507th Air Refueling Wing's 45th Anniversary, a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 507th ARW, operating out of Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., performed a flyover Sept. 16, 2017, at the University of Oklahoma vs. Tulane football game held in the Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla. After
  • Diamond Sharp Airman

    Airman 1st Class Adam Khrais, with the 552nd Maintenance Group, is presented his Diamond Sharp Award by the 15th Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force Rodney McKinley and his first sergeant, Master Sgt. Paul Barentine.Airman 1st Class Adam Khrais hails from Jordan and is bilingual, with English being his second language. He was raised in Jordan and
  • Archbishop conducts Mass at Tinker Chapel

    Archbishop Timothy Broglio, head of the Catholic Archdiocese for the Military Services, speaks to a Tinker Chapel parishioner Sept. 24 as Lt. Col. Heather Fleishauer, commander of the 752nd Operations Support Squadron, listens in. The archbishop conducted mass at the chapel and attended the beatification ceremony Sept. 23 of the Rev. Michael
  • 966th AACS instructor selected for Officer Training School

    Staff Sgt. Victoria Thompson, an instructor with the 966th Airborne Air Control Squadron, was recently selected to attend the Officer Training School at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama. Following three months of training, she will be commissioned as a 2nd Lt. in the personnel career field.Competition for selection for the school is
  • Take command: Register to learn about upcoming changes to TRICARE

    The Military Health System is modernizing TRICARE to better serve you and respond to changes in law and policy. Join us for our next webinar on Thursday, Oct. 5, from 1 to 2 p.m. (EDT) to learn how TRICARE is changing and how to prepare for these changes.
  • Air Force awards contracts for next-generation ICBM airborne launch control system

    The Air Force awarded two contracts today for upgrading the system that enables an aircraft to control an intercontinental ballistic missile’s launch from a silo in the ground.
  • Cyberspace Engineering Group displays mission at Joint Base Andrews Air Show

    Personnel from the 38th Cyberspace Engineering and Installation Group (CEIG), Tinker AFB, Okla. displayed an Air Force Cyberspace information booth at the Joint Base Andrews Air Show, Md. 15-17 Sep 2017.  Both military and civilian personnel from the 38 CEIG interacted with an enthusiastic public of all ages to explain the Group's mission - deliver
  • Okie defenders return home

    Reserve defenders from the 507th Air Refueling Wing Security Forces Squadron reunite with friends and family Oct. 1, 2017, at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City, following a six-month deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. The Reserve Citizen Airmen served at Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan, where they assisted
  • Allen retires after 40 years of service

    Another illustrious Air Force career will soon be coming to an end as Air Force Sustainment Center Executive Director Jeffrey Allen is due to retire Oct. 3.