• Combined Federal Campaign Underway at Altus

    The Combined Federal Campaign is an annual campaign that aims to raise money for health and human service charities around the world. The CFC is the largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign, raising millions of dollars each year.
  • Operation Cookie Drop

    Operation Cookie Drop is an annual event where base and community members supply cookies for Airmen in the base dormitories for the holidays.
  • AFPC talks assignments and retention at 97 AMW

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Andrew Toth, Air Force Personnel Center commander, visited Altus AFB, Dec. 6, 2018, to discuss assignments and other personnel functions with the Airmen of the 97th Air Mobility Wing.
  • Altus Aircrew Supports International Training Operation

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing supported the annual Operation: Toy Drop by sending a C-17 Globemaster III and a crew to Fort Bragg, NC, Nov. 28, 2018.
  • Airman Warriors Focus on Readiness During Contingency Training

    The 97th Civil Engineer Squadron performed Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force (BEEF) training, Dec. 6, 2018 at Altus AFB. This was an effort started by the Air Education and Training Command to increase the Air Force’s capability as a warfighting force. This increase is being accomplished by having more bases perform their duties while in Mission Oriented Protective Posture (MOPP) gear.
  • 97 AMW Lights Up the Holidays

    On November 29th Altus AFB held its annual tree lighting ceremony. The celebration included the tree lighting, refreshments, santa and live reindeer. Not all families get to be together for the holidays, but members of the base were able to come together and support each other to kick off the holiday season.
  • 97 AMW dives into Water Survival Training

    A water survival refresher course was held, Nov. 30, 2018, at the Linda Wiginton Aquatic Center. The training was conducted to recertify several Air Force personnel in water survival training for initial instructor crew training of the KC-46 Pegasus.
  • Defenders Sharpen Warfighter Skills at 97 AMW

    The 97th Security Forces Squadron unveiled the new Warrior Training Center, Nov. 29, 2018, at Altus AFB. The 97th SFS repurposed a storage warehouse in order to build a high-intensity training facility for the first responders and law enforcement officials of the base.
  • Pumping Innovation into the 97 AMW Fire Department

    The 97 AMW Fire Department is using modern and innovative technology to to train firefighters on proper firehose tactics in a variety of scenarios, including simulators and virtual reality equipment.
  • Air Force Spark Tank winning idea takes next step at 97 AMW

    Positioned next to every KC-135 Stratotanker boom operator in training is an instructor lying on a pad in the boom pod guiding them through training.
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