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Maddy Hunt gets her pilot wings pinned on by her father, Jay Hunt during the Pilot for a Day Program at Altus Air Force Base Oklahoma, April 14, 2017. The Pilot for a Day Program allows a child with a serious illness to tour the base and experience multiple aspects of Air Force life. (U.S. Air Force photo by SrA. Megan E. Myhre/Released) A Fighter and a Pilot
Maddy Hunt is just like any other 12-year-old girl. She has a sunny disposition, an abundance of energy and a roll-with-the-flow attitude. Just looking at her, it would be impossible to know that at just 4 years old, Maddy was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.“It was the Thursday and Friday before Thanksgiving of 2009. She had been
0 4/20
2017
The United States Air Force encourages installations to participate in the Earth Day observance on April 22, 2017 by sharing going green methods and energy saving ideas via social media by using #EarthDay2017. The digital artwork depicts the concept of energy saving awareness displaying the earth inside a light bulb. This year’s theme is conserve today, secure tomorrow, showing the importance of the little things Airmen can do today to help protect the environment. (Courtesy Photo/Released). Conserve today, secure tomorrow
Altus Air Force Base is celebrating Earth Week 2017, April 17-21, with several events to reach the base populous.
0 4/13
2017
Doug Thomas and Stephanie Tolliver-Clarke, 97th Maintenance Directorate production controllers, inspect a drawing
of an aircraft part, April 29, 2017, Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The local manufacture element facilitates the organic manufacture of aircraft parts needed for repairs and maintenance. (courtesy photo/ released) Who Makes the Wheels Turn? Local man!
This is part 1 of a series guest posts by the 97th Maintenance Directorate
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2017
Members of the Altus Air Force Base pharmacy prepare a cold medication pack, April 10, 2017, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The base pharmacy offers cold medication packs to those who meet their qualifications to help cut down on patient and health care provider’s time and money. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Jackson N. Haddon/Released). Altus AFB pharmacy offers over-the-counter medication
The Altus Air Force Base pharmacy is offering cold medication packs to help Airmen and medical staff all year long.
0 4/10
2017
The 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron team poses for a photo after winning the 2017 Altus Air Force Base Basketball championship, April 4, 2017, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The Fitness Center offers several sports throughout the year as a way to support Airmen morale and comradery. (U.S. Air Force Photo by Airman 1st Class Jackson N. Haddon/Released). Teamwork fellowship, home: the bond of brothers
The score was now 50-50 with less than five minutes left in the championship game.
0 4/07
2017
The AFAF has programs that directly benefit U.S. Air Force active duty, guardsmen and reservists, as well as enlisted or officer spouses, immediate family members and veterans.  The AFAF has four different funds that anybody can donate to, the Air Force Enlisted Village, LeMay Foundation, Air Force Villages Charitable Foundation and the Air Force Aid Society.(U.S. Air Force photo illustration by Airman 1st Class Cody Dowell/released) For Airmen by Airmen; Air Force Assistance Fund
The Air Force Assistance Fund has started taking donations March 27, 2017, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.The AFAF has programs that directly benefit U.S. Air Force active duty, guardsmen and reservists, as well as enlisted or officer spouses, immediate family members and veterans. In 2014, 18,000 people were assisted by this fund, utilizing $19
0 3/30
2017
U.S. Air Force Col. Todd Hohn, 97th Air Mobility Wing commander leads new honorary commanders in their oath of service during the Honorary Commander Induction Ceremony March 24, 2017, Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.  Twenty-seven community members were inducted into the two-year program. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Franklin R. Ramos/Released) Honorary Commanders Stand Up at Altus
Altus Air Force Base welcomed 27 Southwest Oklahoma community members into the honorary commander program during an induction ceremony at Altus Air Force Base, March 24, 2017. After a formal introduction and dinner at the Freedom Community Center on the installation, more than two dozen civic leaders participated in a civic assumption of command
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2017
U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Edwin Amos (center), 58th Airlift Squadron instructor loadmaster, provides instruction to U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 578th Forward Support Company at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, on securing a cargo pallet, March 23, 2017, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The soldiers came to Altus AFB to learn how to secure cargo pallets and vehicles to a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircrafts. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jackson N. Haddon/Released). Joining together to save time, money, efficiency
U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 578th Forward Support Company at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, participated in a joint-training operation with loadmaster instructors from the 58th Airlift Squadron at Altus Air Force Base, March 23, 2017.
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2017
Altus Air Force Base is holding several events throughout April in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The intent of the events is to spread awareness and show support for victims of sexual assault. (U.S. Air Force graphic by Senior Airman Nathan Clark/Released) Altus AFB recognizes Sexual Assault Prevention Month
April is Sexual Assault Prevention Month and Altus Air Force Base is scheduled to hold a number of events in support of the victims and efforts to end sexual assault.The intent of these events is to bring awareness and to educate Airmen on the seriousness of sexual assault and how they can help combat it.Most recent statistics show every 98 seconds
0 3/27
2017
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Brendin Peters (left), 317th Airlift Squadron loadmaster and U.S. Air Force Col. Craig Peters, 940th Air Refueling Wing commander, reunite in front of a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft after a training mission, March 17, 2017, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Brendin Peters participated in a refueling training mission where his crew’s C-17 was refueled by a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker refueling aircraft piloted by his father Craig Peters. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Cody Dowell/Released)

Father and son train together
Altus Air Force Base trains new aircrew members every day, but on March 17, 2017, a father and son were reunited during a training mission together, 21,000 feet in the air.U.S. Air Force Col. Craig Peters, 940th Air Refueling Wing commander, piloted a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker and had the chance to refuel a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster
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