• 97 AMXS establishes service-wide foundation for KC-46 maintenance

    Enlisted maintainers from the 514th Air Mobility Wing, Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J, received on-the-job training alongside experienced KC-46 Pegasus maintainers of the 97th Air Mobility Wing. This was part of the 714th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron and 605th AMXS’s effort to prepare themselves to receive their initial KC-46 aircraft.
  • Advising and reviewing; Spotlight of the 97th AMW JA Office

    Innocent until proven guilty is the cornerstone of the courtroom for the U.S. legal system, likewise is the foundation for almost every aspect of the military. In order to operate in a legal and streamlined system the 97th Air Mobility Wing Judge Advocate Office ensures operations are executed in a proper manner.
  • 97th AMW welcomes Baker as new commander

    Col. Blaine Baker took command of the 97th Air Mobility Wing during a change of command ceremony July 1, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • CMSAF virtually mentors Altus Airmen

    Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass virtually mentored Airmen during a Coffee and Connect meeting at Altus Air Force Base, June 25, 2021.
  • Altus Airmen inducted into 97 TRS ‘Order of the Eagle’

    Training mobility Airmen is the primary mission of the 97th Air Mobility Wing. It takes a concerted effort from every individual, organization and unit on base to support the roughly 2,000 students per year that train at Mobility’s Hometown. To recognize the efforts of those that have gone above and beyond in support of the student training mission, the 97th Training Squadron created the “Order of the Eagle.”
  • Mobility Airmen host Juneteenth celebration

    June 19, or Juneteenth, is recognized as the day commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. This year, and for the first time in history, Juneteenth was recognized as an official federal holiday across the United States.
  • 97 AMW Command Chief retires a ‘hometown hero’

    There is a KC-135 Stratotanker boom operator who may be known to some as the man who clocked 5,715 hours of flight time. To others, he may be known as the Airman who began and finished his career at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. There may even be others who simply know him as the Oklahoma native who became the 97th Air Mobility Wing command chief.
  • Happy Father's Day from the 97th AMW

    Airmen from the 97th Air Mobility Wing pose with their families for Father’s Day at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • Strengthening U.S.-Japan alliance through pilot training at Altus Air Force Base

    On April 28, 1952, the San Francisco Peace Treaty went into effect, signifying the beginning of the United States-Japan alliance. Since then, the U.S. and Japan have worked to strengthen their allied relationship through combined international training and operations. Known locally as “Mobility’s Hometown,” over 2,000 air mobility students train here annually, to include students from 16 different foreign nations. Training conducted at Altus ensures global air superiority for the nation and its allies.
  • Altus community leaders speak at U-Night on overcoming obstacles

    Altus Air Force Base and Jackson County Memorial Hospital (JCMH) hosted the third U-Night workshop titled “Leadership: Overcoming Obstacles” on June 3, 2021, at the Southwest Technology Center in Altus.


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