• A Community Committed to Airmen: 97 AMW and the Committee of 100

    The Altus Committee of 100 held a quarterly dinner for Airmen who are new to Altus AFB or have recently returned from deployment, Oct. 15, in Altus, Okla.
  • 97 AMW Member Wins Air Force Food Service Excellence Award

    A member of the 97th Air Mobility Wing has taken home an award, not only for skills in her job, but her ability to share her knowledge with others. Managed by the Air Force Services Activity and named after one of the most influential members of the services career field, the Arthur J. Myers Food Service Excellence Award honors junior enlisted Airmen for their excellence and achievements in food service. The region two winner is none other than a member of Altus AFB, U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Michelle Vi Torculas, a food services specialist assigned to the 97th Force Support Squadron.
  • 97 AMW Hispanic Heritage Spotlight: Chief Edgard Castillo

    The fourth and final feature highlighting Hispanic Heritage at Altus AFB.
  • 97 AMW Members Learn Community Heritage

    Members of the 97th Air Mobility Wing receive the opportunity to tour local farms every year during Farm City Week. This year it was held from Oct. 2, 2018, through Oct. 5, 2018. This event provided members of the base with the chance to strengthen community relations while learning about the agricultural landscape surrounding the base.
  • Doing More With More: 97 AMW Squadron Superintendents Course

    At the head of every unit, there is a triad of leadership: it is the commander, first sergeant and superintendent who are charged with leading, training and disciplining their Airmen who complete the mission. Commanders and first sergeants undergo formal training on handling their units, but superintendents never went through any formal training…until now.
  • 97 AMW “Grows” Ties with Local Farmers

    In the City of Altus, there is a close relationship between the community and the 97th Air Mobility Wing.
  • 97 Security Forces Squadron Increases Defensive Capability

    At a moment's notice, security forces members must be able to secure the installation entry points, or gates, for the protection and well-being for the members of the 97th Air Mobility Wing. These events are high-stress situations, so quality hands-on training is mandatory in order to be ready to respond effectively.
  • 97th LRS Wins Football Championships

    The 97 AMW hosted its final flag football game of the season Sept. 28, 2018 when the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron and the 97th Operation Support Squadron played in the finals of the 2018 Flag Football Championships.
  • 97 AMW Hispanic Heritage Spotlight: Lt. Col. Carlos Berdecia

    This a a weekly spotlight on a member of the 97 AMW of Hispanic descent to commemorate Hispanic Heritage month.
  • Former 97 AMW Commander Honored

    A portion of State Highway 62 beginning at County Road 206 and extending east to County Road 210 in Jackson County was named after the late U.S. Air Force Col. (Ret.) Aaron C. "Burley" Burleson, former commander of the 97th Air Mobility Wing, Sep. 28, 2018, at Altus, Okla.
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