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  • 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
  • OKANG career event supports upcoming mission change

    More than 300 Airmen from the 137th Air Refueling Wing participated in a free career fair, March 7 at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma City.Airmen attended the fair to submit resumes and speak with representatives from 46 potential civilian and military employers.The event was held in conjunction with an upcoming mission change that
  • Resume writing class stresses keywords, highlights accomplishments

    Airmen at Will Rogers Air National Guard base and Tinker Air Force base can learn how to format their resume's to achieve the best possible exposure on the U.S. Governments official job website, USAJobs, and how to word their resume to best highlight their skills and abilities. This resume writing/job search workshop is coordinated by the Will
  • Airmen from the 137th Security Forces Squadron return home

    Thirteen Airmen from the Oklahoma Air National Guard's 137th Air Refueling Wing reunited with their families and friends on Feb. 3 at Will Rogers World Airport after a six-month deployment to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Enduring Freedom."I'm relieved to be home," said Staff Sgt. Chevon Thames, 137th Security Forces Squadron. "We had a
  • Lodging Changes in Effect for Drill Weekends

    Staying in a hotel over drill weekend? Lodging requirements have recently been modified for members of the 137th Air Refueling Wing. Here are some of the changes to be aware of so you are not left without a bed to sleep in.Members living 50-99 miles from Will Rogers Air National Guard Base are authorized one night of lodging and members living more
  • Base Chaplain sees his role as giving encouragement, not instruction

    Staff Chaplain Capt. Joseph Baker, 137th Air Refueling Wing, has been in this position since the end of July. Charged with the spiritual fitness of the base, Baker wants to encourage people to be true to themselves instead of preaching about how the Bible suggests they live."Being true to who you are spiritually is important," said Baker. "I think
  • AT-6 featured by 146th ASOS

    The 146th Air Support Operation Squadron held a tour for demonstration of AT-6 capabilities at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma City Sept. 18. The Beechcraft Contract Close Air Support Platform was here to demonstrate how it can be used in conjunction with the ASOS mission."We were looking for a cheaper way to fulfill training