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  • AFCEC consolidates program to maximize lethality, readiness

    The Air Force Civil Engineer Center’s Installations Directorate is taking the Air Force’s Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration program to new heights, preserving training areas to increase the lethality and readiness of our air and space forces.
  • 97 AMW ensures emergency readiness with severe weather exercise

    Airmen of the 97th Air Mobility Wing conducted a severe weather exercise on May 21, 2020 to practice emergency response procedures. Many residents in the Southern Midwest of the United States have grown up practicing procedures for tornadoes. At the 97th AMW, Airmen also need to practice aircraft evacuation in the event of a severe weather threat. An exercise of this scale requires a multitude of individuals and coordination of units across the wing.
  • 97 SFS Defenders honor fallen throughout National Police Week

    In honor of National Police Week, defenders from the 97th Security Forces Squadron hosted and participated in events from May 11 through May 15, 2020 to salute fallen law enforcement officers.
  • 97 SFS honors ‘thin blue line’ during Police Week

    From May 10 - 16, 2020, 97th Security Forces Squadron defenders will celebrate Police Week with a ruck march and a retreat ceremony here.
  • Mobility’s Hometown recognizes nurses

    Since 1954, National Nurses Week has been recognized nation-wide from May 6 through May 12. It began as a celebration of the birthday of Florence Nightingale, widely known as the founder of modern nursing, and later grew to become a national event designed to recognize the contributions of the men and women serving as nurses and medical technicians since the American Revolution.
  • MTL, student leader teams continue training despite COVID-19

    As facility changes continue to occur across the 97th Air Mobility Wing due to the Coronavirus pandemic, one thing has remained constant for 97th Training Squadron military training leaders: guiding the Air Force’s newest Airmen from technical training to the operational Air Force.
  • 97 CES plants a greener future

    Several members from the 97th Civil Engineering Squadron (CES) and across the 97th Air Mobility Wing came together to plant more than 100 trees to positively impact the quality of life around the base, April 28-30, 2020.
  • Altus weather flight keep eyes on the sky

    Whether there are stormy skies or cloudless conditions, the 97th Operations Support Squadron weather operations flight at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., makes it their mission to provide mobility aircrew accurate and up-to-date information on possible weather conditions and hazards.
  • Altus, Vance Airmen ‘salute’ Oklahomans fighting COVID-19

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing here and the 71st Fighter Training Wing at Vance Air Force Base conducted a flyover of various medical facilities, May 1, 2020, as part of the America Strong collaborative salute initiative.
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