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  • Resilient kids, ready Airmen

    One thing Airmen worry about when they deploy is the well-being of their family, especially children who may have a hard time coping with the challenges that come with a parent’s deployment. The impact of deployment on children is a key component of Airmen readiness. Knowing their family is well helps Airmen focus on the mission.
  • LRS commander awarded Bronze Star

    The commander of the 507th Logistics Readiness Squadron here, Maj. Damien Miller, received the Bronze Star Nov. 5 for his meritorious service in Iraq from Jan. 7 to July 8. The Bronze Star is the fourth highest individual military award, and is awarded to any person who distinguishes himself or herself by heroic or meritorious achievement or service, not involving participation in aerial flight.
  • Family values: Mother and son reunite while deployed

    The routine of Senior Airman Colt, currently deployed with the 380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, recently took a departure from the norm when his mother paid him a surprise visit.
  • Reserve defenders keep watch

    A group of Citizen Airmen from the 507th Security Forces Squadron here deployed March 31 to Kandahar Air Base, Afghanistan, to support the Afghan Air Force in their fight against insurgents in support of NATO’s Resolute Support mission.
  • Welcome Home

    More than 90 Citizen Airmen and four KC-135R Stratotankers from the 507th Air Refueling Wing here returned home Feb. 17 and 19 after supporting deployed air operations against the Islamic State group at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. The Reservists provided air refueling support to U.S. and coalition forces operating in U.S. Central Command's area of responsibility for Operation Inherent Resolve from Dec. 13, 2016, to Feb. 16.
  • Tinker Reservists to return from Southwest Asia

    Citizen Airmen from the 507th Air Refueling Wing here are scheduled to return home today after supporting deployed air operations at Incirlik Air Base, Turkey, against the Islamic State group. An additional group of Airmen is scheduled to return from deployment on Sunday, Feb. 19.
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