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  • 137th Force Support Squadron adds distinguished graduate to recruiting team

    The 137th Air Refueling Wing Force Support Squadron recently added a new recruiter to their team.Senior Airman Dezire Suter, 137 ARW production recruiter, graduated from the Air National Guard recruiting school at Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, on May 12. Suter was honored as the distinguished graduate."I was happy to learn I was being recognized
  • Airmen from the 205th Engineering Installation Squadron support C4ISR

    Seven Airmen from the 205th Engineering Installation Squadron have been reunited with their families and friends over the last week at Will Rogers World Airport after returning from a six-month deployment to Southwest Asia in support of communications enhancements and upgrades.The Airmen, along with members of the 219 EIS, 138th Fighter Wing,
  • New ASOS commander focuses on 'center of excellence'

    The 146th Air Support Operations Squadron welcomed a new commander during a ceremony here, Aug. 2.Maj. Christopher D. Gries assumed command from Lt. Col. James B. Waltermire after serving the last two years as the squadron's director of operations. He said he intends to continue the vision that his predecessors have put in place."Making this the
  • MC-12W returns flying operations back to Will Rogers Air National Guard Base

    The 137th Air Refueling Wing officially welcomed flying operations back to Will Rogers Air National Guard Base by recognizing the arrival of the MC-12W during a ribbon cutting ceremony, Aug. 1."We're very excited to have the mission back at Will Rogers and have everybody here and back under one roof," said 137 ARW Commander Col. Devin R.
  • Will Rogers Air National Guard base supports Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System

    Airmen from Will Rogers Air National Guard base provided support for The Absentee Shawnee Tribal Health System's second annual health fair event at Little Axe Health Clinic here, July 31, 2015.Members of the 137th Air Refueling Wing's Medical Group, Air National Guard Recruiting Office and 146th Air Support Operations Squadron set up displays. The
  • Oklahoma Air National Guard unit begins transition to Special Operations Wing with arrival of first MC-12W

    The Oklahoma Air National Guard's 137th Air Refueling Wing welcomed the arrival of the MC-12W at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma City, July 10.The arrival of the MC-12 marks the return of flying operations to WRANGB for the first time since 2007.The 137 ARW received the MC-12 based on its manpower, facilities, existing command
  • Air National Guard Contractor issues highlighted at NGB-OPARC Conference

    Air National Guard Contracting Officers have the responsibility of spreading taxpayers dollars across the numerous projects and supply orders on their base and in deployed locations.They are responsible for ensuring these funds are spent appropriately, while also making sure personnel on their bases have the tools they need to complete their
  • NGB-OPARC Conference promotes collaboration, enduring change

    A national conference on military contracting was held at the National Center for Employee Development Conference Center and Hotel in Norman, Oklahoma, June 22-26, 2015.Army and Air National Guard contracting officers met to attend the National Guard Bureau Office of the Principal Assistant Responsible for Contracting training conference. The

    The 137th Air Refueling Wing closed a chapter in its history by performing the last KC-135  Stratotanker air refueling mission prior to joining  Air Force Special Operations Command, June 30, 2015. The training mission, call sign Sooner 26, was conducted by aircrew from the 185th Air Refueling Squadron and included two members of the original
  • Airman receives Excellence Award

    A member of the 137th Air Refueling Wing received an award for reporting a security issue June 3, 2015. Staff Sgt. Joseph Younger, a member of the 137th Logistics Readiness Squadron, recently reported a personal information oversight in a wing resource and consequently received the Excellence Award from the Inspector General's office.The 137th Air