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  • 56th Air Refueling Squadron

    Fact Sheet for the 56 ARS.
  • KC-46A Pegasus

    MissionThe KC-46A is intended to replace the U.S. Air Force's aging fleet of KC-135 Stratotankers which has been the primary refueling aircraft for more than 50 years. With more refueling capacity and enhanced capabilities, improved efficiency and increased capabilities for cargo and aeromedical evacuation, the KC-46A will provide aerial refueling
  • 97th Contracting Flight

    History of the 97th Contracting Flight prior to 1991 is not available; however, there has been a procurement function at Altus Air Force Base since the reopening of the base in 1953 under the Tactical Air Command. The flight and the base later became a part of the Strategic Air Command; in July 1968, the Military Airlift Command assumed command of
  • 97th Healthcare Operations Squadron

     The Healthcare Operations Squadron has oversight over Resource Management, TRICARE Operations and Patient Administration, Medical Information Systems, Medical Logistics, Medical Readiness, Pharmacy, Laboratory and Diagnostic Imaging.Resource Management plans, programs, allocates and accounts for all 97th Medical Group manpower and operating funds
  • 97th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron

    The Operational Medical Readiness Squadron consists of seven flights: Primary Care, Aerospace and Operational Medicine, Optometry, Public Health, Bioenvironmental Engineering, Mental Health and Dental.The Primary Care Flight is responsible for the majority of primary care in the medical group. The flight consists of Family Health, Pediatrics,
  • 97th AMW Maintenance Operations Flight

    The 97th Maintenance Operations Flight, under the 97th Maintenance Group at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., traces its history back to the era of the Military Airlift Command and the Strategic Air Command.On Oct. 1, 1991, 443rd Military Airlift Wing and the 340th Air Refueling Wing were inactivated and replaced by the 97th Air Mobility Wing.Under the
  • 97th AMW Maintenance Group

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing Maintenance Group keeps America strong and secure by helping the 97th Air Mobility Wing train aircrew to fly C-17 and KC-135 aircraft in support of global air mobility. Provides top quality maintenance and support to all assigned aircraft, transient aircraft and associated ground equipment, while continuously improving
  • 97th AMW Maintenance Squadron

    The 97th Maintenance Squadron at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., has its history in the Military Airlift Command and Strategic Air Command. The flights in this unit were aligned under the maintenance squadron which answered to the deputy commander for maintenance. On Oct.1, 1992, the 443rd Military Airlift Wing and 340th Air Refueling Wing were
  • 97th AMW Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

    The 97th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron can trace its history back to two inactivated Wings, the 443rd Military Airlift Wing and the 340th Air Refueling Wing, where military personnel performed maintenance on the C-5, C-141 and KC-135 aircraft. On 1 October 1992, the Air Force activated the 97th Air Mobility Wing at Altus AFB replacing both wings.
  • Wing/Air Division Commanders at Altus Air Force Base

    Altus Army Air Field Advanced Flying SchoolColonel John M. Price 2 December 1942Base Closed 13 December 45 to 15 December 52Altus Air Force BaseTactical Air Command63d Troop Carrier Wing (later Airlift)Colonel Glenn M. Jones 7 January 1953Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth L. Johnson 20 June 1953Strategic Air Command96th Bombardment Wing, MediumVacant 18
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