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  • Soldier’s passing hits home at WRANGB

         Airmen, soldiers and supporters honor another fallen Oklahoma Army Soldier during a dignified transfer performed here Aug. 23, 2011 at the base flight line.     1st Lt. Damon T. Leehan was the son-in-law of Brig. Gen. (Ret) Ed Stevens, former 137 AW commander, and cousin of Master Sgt Bruce Leehan, 185 ARW Boom Operator.     1st Lt. Leehan
  • Energy-Saving Efforts Earn WRANGB and Others National Awards

    The Air Force is living up to its new facility energy slogan, "Think Green, Build Green, Fly Blue," by winning three Federal Energy and Water Management Program awards presented by the Department of Energy' s Federal Energy Management Program. Each year, DOE FEMP honors individuals and organizations within the federal government making significant
  • Oklahoma Honor Flight

         Members of the 137th Air Refueling Wing here arrived at the base flight line May 17, to assist World War II veterans participating in Oklahoma's very first Honor Flight.Guardsmen took turns helping each veteran onto the aircraft and to their seats. Honor flights were created to transport veterans to Washington D.C. to visit memorials dedicated
  • USS OKLAHOMA mast drops at Tinker AFB

         The Air National Guard flew a mast from the World War II battleship USS OKLAHOMA from Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii, to Tinker Air Force Base on June 21 as part of an effort to deliver the historical piece to a local museum for preservation.      The 45-foot piece of wreckage was flown via C-17 during a Mississippi Air National Guard training
  • Face of Defense: Civil Engineer Entertains Comrades

    Surrounded by a sea of darkness, the 28-year-old airman is well aware of the hundreds of eyes watching his every move. He has been in this situation many times before, but somehow, this time feels different.With quiet composure, he plays the opening notes to the classic rock hit, "Bohemian Rhapsody," his adorers joining his melodic guitar solo with
  • WRANGB members, families prepare to deploy

    About 20 members of the 205th Engineering Installation Squadron deployed to Southwest Asia in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in April. The Airmen will support forward deployed units by installing and upgrading satellite communications, fiber optic and copper wiring solutions, internet networks, paging systems, grount-to-air communications,