The 137th Air Refueling Wing is a unit of the Oklahoma Air National Guard with facilities at both Tinker Air Force Base and Will Rogers Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma. If activated to federal service, the wing is gained by Air Mobility Command. During World War II, its predecessor, the 404th Fighter Group, flying Republic P-47 Thunderbolts, provided close air support to troops following the Operation Overlord, the Normandy landing until the close of the war.

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  • The 137th Air Refueling Wing is a unit of the Oklahoma Air National Guard with facilities at both Tinker Air Force Base and Will Rogers Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma. If activated to federal service, the wing is gained by Air Mobility Command. During World War II, its predecessor, the 404th Fighter Group, flying Republic P-47 Thunderbolts, provided close air support to troops following the Operation Overlord, the Normandy landing until the close of the war. The wing is entitled to the honors won by the group by temporary bestowal.The wing was activated during the Korean War and deployed to France. The unit later engaged in strategic and tactical airlift before being redesignated as an air refueling wing. (en)
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  • The 137th Air Refueling Wing is a unit of the Oklahoma Air National Guard with facilities at both Tinker Air Force Base and Will Rogers Air National Guard Base, Oklahoma. If activated to federal service, the wing is gained by Air Mobility Command. During World War II, its predecessor, the 404th Fighter Group, flying Republic P-47 Thunderbolts, provided close air support to troops following the Operation Overlord, the Normandy landing until the close of the war. (en)
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  • 137th Air Refueling Wing (en)
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