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  • Mother, son lay wreath in D.C.

         Master Sgt. Rob Thompson, a photographer at Will Rogers Air National Guard base, and her son, Airman 1st Class Anthony Thompson, assigned to the 137th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron here, participated in a wreath ceremony on May 8, at the Arlington National Cemetery's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington D.C.     Airman 1st Class
  • WRANGB Airmen deploy to Afghanistan

         Airmen from the 146th Air Support Operations Squadron at Will Rogers Air National Guard Base deployed to Afghanistan in July in support of Army and Air Force operations overseas. Tech. Sgt. Larry Mansell, a radio operator maintainer and driver for the squadron and a member of the deployment, said some of the squadron Airmen had been training
  • WRANGB honors fallen soldier and family

         Hundreds of Airmen and Soldiers lined the streets of Will Rogers Air National Guard Base to honor a fallen Oklahoma Army soldier, whose dignified transfer was performed August 7, 2011.      2nd Lt. Jered W. Ewy, 33, of Edmond, was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 279th Infantry, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, headquartered in Vinita,
  • 205th members receive Bronze Star medal

         Three members of the 205th Engineering Installation Squadron earned the Bronze Star award. Senior Master Sgt. Anthony Potter, Master Sgt. Gregory Taylor and TechnicalSgt Joseph Vincent received the medal in recognition for their efforts serving with the 359th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade.     "You are my Airman and my Air Force," said Maj.
  • Wing history: pilots sacrifice all

         The dangers of flying are easy to forget because of our long and incredible flying safety record. In the 64-year history of the 137th, six pilots have lost their lives during local training flights. Presently, there is no monument, picture or plaque on base to commemorate their sacrifice. This is part 3 of a 3-part series:     Shortly after 6
  • 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