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  • 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
  • The anniversary of an anniversary: A ghostly day on the beach

    Early in the morning on June 6, 1944, an unfathomable scene of battle and death commenced on the beaches of Normandy, France.  Operation Neptune was the codename for the invasion of Normandy's beaches.  Almost 156,000 men stormed five different beaches, and thousands of men died on those shores and in the water.  A few hours before these beach
  • 205th Engineering Squadron partners with 38th Cyberspace Engineering Squadron at Tinker

    The 205th Engineering Installation Squadron at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base partnered with the 38th Cyberspace Engineering Installation Group at Tinker Air Force Base, both in Oklahoma City, to install fiber optic cables at Tinker, April 11, 2015.Five Airmen from the 205th worked to install new cables for four different networks Saturday and
  • 146th Air Support Operations Squadron achieves highest growth in end-strength in FY2014

    The 146th Air Support Operations Squadron finished with the highest growth in end-strength of any Oklahoma Air National Guard wing for Fiscal Year 2014. The squadron recruited 17 new enlisted Airmen which brought their total growth to 24.66 percent since Fiscal Year 2013."I'm pretty ecstatic," said Maj. Chris Gries, 146th ASOS, director of
  • Five friends to call ICE with Ready Airman App

    A new mobile app from the Air National Guard "gives Airmen and their families quick access to important resiliency resources," according to readyairman.org. Ready Airman is an app produced by the ANG Community Action Information Board as a resiliency, risk and safety resource for ANG members and their families, according to the website.  Several