• AAFB talks suicide intervention with first responders

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing welcomed Amy Morgan, founder and CEO of Academy Hour, to educate first responders on the realities of suicide and how to intervene, May 4, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • 97 AMW aircrew honor Air Force Academy graduates

    A C-17 Globemaster III aircrew from the 97th Air Mobility Wing, flew to the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado, to perform a flyover for graduation week, May 20, 2021. In its 66 years of service, the Air Force Academy has commissioned 52,000 Second Lieutenants through its rigorous four year program.
  • CCAF awards degrees to 17 “Mobility’s Hometown” graduates

    Leaders from the 97th Air Mobility Wing presented Community College of the Air Force degrees to 17 graduates during a graduation ceremony, May 13, 2021, at the base theater on Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • Mobility’s Hometown teams up with Fort Sill for joint exercise “Burning Spear”

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing partnered with U.S. Army Soldiers from Fort Sill, Oklahoma to load cargo, vehicles and passengers onto two C-17 Globemaster IIIs at Altus Air Force Base, as part of joint exercise “Burning Spear”, May 6, 2021.
  • Altus Combat Arms instructor strengthen deployment readiness

    U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Chance Dority, 97th Security Forces Squadron Combat Arms assistant NCO in charge, plays a large role in training exceptional mobility Airmen at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, by enhancing deployment readiness and ensuring the safety of the base for law enforcers.
  • National Nurses Week: a healthy dose of appreciation

    Every year, May 6-12 is recognized as National Nurses Week, a weeklong celebration ending on International Nurses Day, May 12th. For nurses of Mobility’s Hometown, National Nurses Week was filled with appreciation, gifts and food. The 97th Medical Group members showed their appreciation to the nursing staff by giving them all goody bags and treating them to a free lunch.
  • 927th MXG Superintendent shares insight with females in aircraft maintenance

    Female maintainers of the 97th Maintenance Group gathered together for a mentorship luncheon with U.S. Air Force Reserve Chief Master Sgt. Erin Willis, 927th MXG superintendent, May 6, 2021. This luncheon was an opportunity for members to gain insight and perspective from someone who has climbed the ranks of aviation maintenance, both in the civilian and military sectors.
  • 97 MDG Airman fights at forefront of global pandemic

    According to the 2019 United States Census Bureau, the state of New York is home to more than 19 million people and is known as one of the busiest and most densely populated states in the nation.
  • ‘Mobility’s Hometown’ mothers share mottos for motherhood

    A kind smile, a warm hug, a voice of reason; these are all characteristics of a mom. Women from the 97th Air Mobility Wing were asked what their motto is as a military mother and what advice they would give to other moms in honor of Mother’s Day. Here are what a few mothers had to share.
  • The A&FRC provides financial readiness tips for Airmen

    In the month of April, the Mighty 97th focused on Financial Freedom across the wing and held night classes on base to provide helpful tips and tricks for Airmen to become financially successful.


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Altus AFB Flickr Albums