• David O. Cooke Award Won by 97 MDG Civilian

    Tiffany Gibbs, a service contract monitor assigned to the 97th Medical Support Squadron, is the recipient of the David O. Cooke Excellence in Public Administration Award for Air Education and Training Command.
  • 97 AMW is Now at Your Fingertips

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing is now live on a new mobile app. AF Connect, an Air Force-wide mobile app, provides users with information about the base, news, announcements and more.
  • 97 MDG hosts annual Network Provider Social Event

    The 97th Medical Group hosted their largest annual event, inviting civilian medical providers from surrounding cities to meet with 97th MDG leadership and medical professionals, April 12, 2019.
  • Committee of 100

    More than 300 Airmen and families attended the quarterly Committee of 100, April 15, 2019, at Altus, Okla. Almost every quarter, the Committee of 100 dinner is hosted by the community of Altus to welcome newcomers, returning deployers and family members to Altus. Each dinner is different and meant to showcase an aspect of the local culture in Altus, this time around they showcased members of the Shortgrass Rattlesnake Association handling rattlesnakes. Commanders from each group on base introduces their new personnel, after which base members are free to enjoy horse rides and a mechanicle bull.
  • 97 MDG Lends Helping Hands to New Parents

    When new parents have a child, they typically rely on their parents and family members to teach them the basics of parenting. Many Airmen however, are stationed away from their families and do not always benefit from the extra help. At the 97th Medical Group, medical professionals are doing all they can to ease the transition into parenthood.
  • 54th ARS Honors Their C-47 Roots

    The 54th Air Refueling Squadron hosted a heritage and squadron morale event to celebrate new and departing members, April 6, 2019, in Frederick, Okla.
  • Training to Sniff Out a Threat

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing hosted the FBI master bomb technician training at Altus Air Force Base, March 29, 2019. Law enforcement officers from across Oklahoma traveled to Altus AFB for the opportunity.
  • April Marks the Month of the Military Child at the 97 AMW

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing kicked off Month of the Military Child with a walking parade featuring members of the fire department, security forces and military children with their families, April 1, 2019. April is the Month of the Military Child - a time to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, with an emphasis on the experience of the dependent children of military members serving at home and overseas.
  • Altus Community Leaders Inducted as Honorary Commanders

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing welcomed 17 Southwest Oklahoma community members into the Honorary Commanders Program during an induction ceremony at Altus Air Force Base, March 29, 2019.
  • 97 AMW Welcomes 2 Friends of Altus

    The 97 Air Mobility Wing inducted two members of the community into the Friends of Altus program, March 29, 2019.
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