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Children perform the opening scene for "Alice in Wonderland", June 15, 2018 at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. Altus AFB Children Fall Down the Rabbit Hole
For over 20 years, the Missoula Children’s Theater (MCT) has toured throughout military bases to boost morale and bring military children grades one through twelve together. This year’s production is titled, Alice in Wonderland. The play will be performed on Saturday, June 16 at 3pm and 530pm at the Freedom Community Center (FCC) on Altus AFB.
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(Courtesy photo by Bryan Doyle) Super Stars among us
The 97th Maintenance Group (MXG) focuses on meeting the safety requirements set by the National Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for all aircraft at Altus AFB. However, these superior 688 individuals assigned to the MXG don’t stop at just meeting safety requirements; they are blowing them out of the water.
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The 97th Civil Engineer Environmental Management Flight receives the Oklahoma Star, Platinum Star, award by the Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality, joined by U.S. Air Force Col. Paul Skipworth, a vice commander assigned to the 97th Air Mobility Wing, and Col. Paul Frantz, a squadron commander assigned to the 97th CES, May 2, 2018, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. Environmentally Aware; Altus earns Platinum Star
The Oklahoma Star Incentive Program recognizes facilities that maintain and go beyond regulations to protect the environment and promote employee safety. The program is voluntary and the base entered it back in 2008 and has won two consecutive times, making this the 3rd time that Altus has received this award.
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180509-F-QW297-0004. Oklahoma National Guard trains with Altus AFB loadmasters
Oklahoma Army National Guard and Altus Air Force base have a long history of working together to both train and accomplish the mission.
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Contractors remove a dead tree outside of Capehart family housing, June 1, 2018, Altus Air Force Base, Okla. Trees are being removed due to the damage sustained in multiple ice storms, causing them to fall on vehicles and houses. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman First Class Jeremy Wentworth Altus AFB removes trees for safety
People around Altus Air Force Base may have noticed construction vehicles taking down trees. While some are worried, there’s a valid reason for the removal.
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A Career Assistance Advisor is a Developmental Special Duty that spans for three years. Guiding a path: Career assistance advisor
Every Airman has to eventually make the choose whether to continue their military career or to finish up the enlistment. There are several paths that an Airman can take with their career and a Career Assistance Advisor’s (CAA) sole purpose is to aid with their choice.
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Graphic of Mental Health Priorities PSA about Mental Health Awareness
May is Mental Health Awareness Month which dates back to 1949. Mental Health America created this observance to fight stigma, raise awareness and advocate for policy to support access to mental health services. Each year a theme is adopted that encapsulates current trends or important topics in the field. This year is “Fitness #4Mind4Body,” emphasizing the vital link between mental and physical health.
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Medication prescribed from a medical physician is different from over-the-counter medication and should only be used by the patient it is prescribed to. Prescription medication: Don’t be a pill, know the drill
Medication prescribed by a doctor is intended for the betterment and wellbeing of the patient. One of the key factors to ensure this is accomplished it that the patient is well-educated on how they are supposed to handle and take their medication.
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Three shifts of the KC-135 Sortie Generation Flight assigned to the 97th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, assemble for roll call, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. 100% mission-capable KC-135 fleet
The KC-135 Sortie Generation Flight assigned to the 97th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron managed to achieve a rare accomplishment: all KC-135 Stratotankers at Altus AFB were 100 percent fully mission-capable on April 24, 2018.
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Members of the Operations Group and their families board a KC-135 Stratotanker, April 26, 2018, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. Operations Group Bring Your Child to Work Day
The 97th Operations Group gathered for a "Bring Your Child to Work Day" allowing parents to show their children what they do at work, April 26, 2018 at Altus AFB. The children toured a C-17 Globemaster III, a KC-135 Stratotanker, and training simulators for both aircraft. Altus AFB Airmen communicated the training mission in a hands-on manner and provided a unique experience to their families.
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