507 Operations Group (AFRC)

Lineage. Established as 507 Operations Group, and activated in the Reserve, on 1 Aug 1992.
 
Assignments. 507 Fighter Group (later, 507 Air Refueling Group; 507 Air Refueling Wing; 507 Wing; 507 Air Refueling Wing), 1 Aug 1992-.
 
Operational Components. Squadrons. 465 Fighter (later, 465 Air Refueling): 1 Aug 1992-.
 
Stations. Tinker AFB, OK, 1 Aug 1992-.
 
Commanders. Lt Col Hugh H. Forsythe, 1 Aug 1992; Lt Col Dean J. Despinoy, 3 Apr 1994; Lt Col John C. Fobian, 31 Aug 1997; Col James M. Kerr, 11 Sep 1999-Apr 2001; Lt Col K. John Hurdle, 6 May 2001; unkn, 2002-7 Jan 2005; Col Edsel A. Frye, 8 Jan 2005; Col Gregory S. Gilmour, May 2008-.
 
Aircraft. F-16, 1992-1994; KC-135, 1994-.
 
Operations. Trained in the Reserve for and flew fighter missions, 1992-1994, and air refueling missions from mid-1994 on.
 
Service Streamers. None.
 
Campaign Streamers. None.
 
Armed Forces Expeditionary Streamers. None.

Decorations. Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards: [1 Aug] 1992-31 Dec 1993; 1 Jan 1994-31 Jul 1995; 1 Aug 1996-31 Jul 1998; 1 Jan 2009-1 Aug 2010.
 
Lineage, Assignments, Components, Stations, and Honors through Sep 2011.

Commanders, Aircraft, and Operations through May 2008.

Supersedes statement prepared on 6 Mar 2002.

Emblem. Group will use the wing emblem with the group designation in the scroll.
 
Prepared by Patsy Robertson.
 
Reviewed by Daniel Haulman.