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Inprocessing and Checklists

ONLINE IN-PROCESSING:  As soon as possible, preferably about a month prior to your start date (if able), please email us your full name and course information (example: Capt John P. Smith, C17PIQ, 4 Nov 2020) from an email account you can check while in training at Altus AFB (normally a personal email) to 97TRS.Inprocessing@us.af.mil . Once we activate your TrackVia account in our system, you will receive an activation email and instructions on what to do next. Once you receive this email, you will have 72 hours to activate your account. Failure to activate your account will slow your in-processing and could result in you arriving unprepared or being sent home for not meeting course prerequisites.

Student Welcome Packet v15 (Covid 19 Edition): Click Here

97 TRS Student Info Sheet v5 (Upload completed doc in TrackVia): Click Here

County COVID Case Data: Click Here

ALTUS AFB Standard Reporting Instructions: Click Here

Student Handbook: Click Here


Completed Information sheet, signed prerequisite checklist and required supporting documents MUST be loaded to your TrackVia account. 

For questions please contact 97 TRS Student Administration Office at 866-7446 or 580-481-7446.

C-17 Globemaster III

C-17 Globemaster III

The C-17 Globemaster III is the newest, most flexible cargo aircraft to enter the airlift force. The C-17 is capable of rapid strategic delivery of troops and all types of cargo to main operating bases or directly to forward bases in the deployment area. The aircraft can perform tactical airlift and airdrop missions and can transport litters and ambulatory patients during aeromedical evacuations when required. The inherent flexibility and performance of the C-17 force improve the ability of the total airlift system to fulfill the worldwide air mobility requirements of the United States.

Read more about the C-17 Globemaster III.

KC-135 Stratotanker

KC-135 Stratotanker

The KC-135 Stratotanker provides the core aerial refueling capability for the United States Air Force and has excelled in this role for more than 50 years. This unique asset enhances the Air Force's capability to accomplish its primary mission of global reach. It also provides aerial refueling support to Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and allied nation aircraft. The KC-135 is also capable of transporting litter and ambulatory patients using patient support pallets during aeromedical evacuations

Read more about the KC-135 Stratotanker.

KC-46A Pegasus

The 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 support to the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps as well as allied nation coalition force aircraft.

Read more about the KC-46A Pegasus.

C-17 Student Courseware

Applies to all courses except LAD & LTX: Student Training Files: Proceed to the following link to download the most current student training publications: Student TF.” (Must be on CAC enabled computer)

Fitness and Uniforms

Per AETCI 36-2605v7 Altus Sup, Members enrolled in FIP may attend training provided their retest date (failure date plus 90 days) is greater than their course graduation date plus fifteen calendar days, and their FIP is approved by the 97 TRS/CC. FIPs will not be approved that require organized physical training events.

Students will not be given fitness assessments while training at Altus AFB unless coordinated and approved by 97 TRS/CC prior to the start of training.

Billeting and Meals

All students should plan to arrive at Altus AFB one day prior to class start date and check-in with Altus billeting regardless of whether they plan to stay on base or not.


All students should plan to arrive at Altus AFB one day prior to class start date.  Ensure all billeting arrangements are approved through DTS.


Hangar 97 Dining Facility is available for meals.


Click the link below to see the DOD Lodging Policy!

Use of DOD Lodging 2018.pdf