• From Humvees to Horses: the LRS Airman Behind the Cattle Drive

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Robert Black, the Vehicle Maintenance NCO in charge assigned to the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron, has experienced country living his entire life. For the past 15 years, TSgt Black has committed himself to this lifestyle by helping kick-off one of Altus AFB’s most distinctive events, the Cattle Drive.
  • Air University CCC talks leadership at all levels

    For the 2019 Altus AFB SNCO Induction, the Mighty 97th had the pleasure of hosting the command chief of Air University (AU) as its guest speaker on Aug 9, 2019. Even though he specifically came to give his regards to the new senior supervisors, he shared his knowledge with those going through Professional Military Education (PME) around the base.
  • Hangar 97 Chops It Like It’s Hot

    The 97th Force Support Squadron held their quarterly Chopped Challenge competition at the Altus Air Force Base Dinning Facility, Hangar 97, August 8, 2019, at Altus AFB, Okla.
  • 97 AMW Hosts Kids Deployment Line

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing hosted a Kids Deployment Line welcoming children on base to experience a ‘kid-friendly’ deployment simulation, August 1, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • Line Number Three Tech. Sergeant Promotes at Altus AFB

    U.S. Air Force Tech. Sergeant Amanda Harrison, the Aerospace Medicine flight chief assigned the 97th Medical Group, promoted to Tech. Sgt. with a line number of three, July 18, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. Harrison has been on a long 12-year journey of battling testing anxiety and studying for Tech. Sgt. Following is Harrison’s journey throughout her career, explaining her struggles and how she overcame them.
  • USDA Creates Program to Protect Predatory Birds and Airmen

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing Bird/Wildlife Aircraft Strike Hazard (BASH) program, expanded itself with an addition of the Predatory Bird Relocation Program in order to continue the mission at Altus AFB of training mobility aircrew.
  • 97 AMW Graduates Six-Year-Old Pilot

    On July 19th, a six-year-old cancer survivor from Tulsa, Okla. became one of youngest pilots to train at the 97th Air Mobility Wing as part of the Pilot for a Day program. This program helps kids like Bradey Hyle take their minds off of medical treatments and have a memorable day. After accepting the rank of colonel, Bradey was off to train to be the next great pilot at Altus.
  • 97 AMW in Photos

    The Altus Chamber of Commerce and Committee of 100 hosted the quarterly Committee of 100 dinner and welcoming event, July 8, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • Altus Maintenance Makes History, Removes First KC-46 Engine

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing maintenance team made history by removing a KC-46A Pegasus engine for the first time, June 26, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • Altus Schools to Hold One-Stop Enrollment

    The Altus Public School system is offering a one-stop enrollement for students to any of the seven campuses in the city, Aug. 2, 2019 at the Altus High School Cafeteria.
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