• Oh my gosh: Altus demo team in Oshkosh

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing’s KC-135 Stratotanker and C-17 Globemaster III demo team displayed global reach and airpower during the 2023 Experimental Aviation Association AirVenture Air Show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, July 29, 2023. The event held more than 650,000 attendees and 10,000 aircraft displays

  • Why I Stay Blue: Capt. Lamar Reece

    Capt. Lamar Reece, 97th Air Mobility Wing deputy chaplain, from Summerville, South Carolina, served enlisted for nine years before commissioning as a chaplain to further his Air Force career.

  • Why I Stay Blue: 1st Lt. Catherine Grimm

    1st Lt. Catherine J. Grimm, 97th Air Mobility Wing judge advocate chief of adverse actions, from Hinsdale, Illinois, recently transitioned into active duty after joining the Air Force ROTC and has a goal of becoming a colonel.

  • 97 AMW welcomes nine new commanders in 2023

    From May through July of 2023, Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, bid farewell to outgoing group and squadron commanders, and welcomed new commanders during numerous change of command ceremonies.

  • 97 AMW welcomes two new Friends of Altus

    Col. Blaine Baker, 97th Air Mobility Wing commander, welcomed two new Friends of Altus during a ceremony at Club Altus on Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, July 11.

  • Why I Stay Blue: Capt. Tyler Stout

    Capt. Tyler Stout, 97th Air Mobility Wing executive officer, from Mishawaka, Indiana, commissioned in 2019 from the United States Air Force Academy and plans to stay for the foreseeable future.

  • Altus AFB celebrates a century of air refueling

    The 54th and 56th Air Refueling Squadrons memorialized the centennial anniversary of air refueling with an in-air refueling flyover demonstration over Texas and Oklahoma landmarks, June 27, 2023.