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The Three Stars

Three main reasons the Tulsa Air National Guard is the ideal choice for the next F-35 basing.

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Readiness

The base is prepared to transition to the F-35 mission.

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Excellence

The 138th Fighter Wing has a history of operational excellence.

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Experience

Our combat history is rivaled by few in the Air National Guard.

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Six Decades of Excellence


The Tulsa Air National Guard can receive the F-35 near-term with minimal changes to the base. We have everything we need to ensure a smooth transition to the F-35 mission.


Combat Experience

Operational Excellence

Pilot Depth

Aerospace Infrastructure

Central U.S. Location

Airspace and Range Access

Existing Facilities

Community Support


Oklahoma Wants the F-35

We’re proud to call Oklahoma home.
It’s in Oklahomans’ DNA to support the Air Force, given Oklahoma’s rich aerospace history, our unwavering patriotism and our tradition of embracing defense initiatives. Oklahomans see bringing the F-35 to Tulsa as an opportunity, not a disturbance.

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“The Air Force need look no further than the 138th Fighter Wing if it is looking for the most professional and proven combat-ready airmen with unmatched community support. The support for our military, their families and their mission is unconditional in Oklahoma. There is no greater sound than the sound of freedom.”

— Sen. Jim Inhofe

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