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  • Rated Preparatory Program now accepting applications for FY21 Fall class

    Active duty Air Force officers and enlisted personnel interested in becoming rated officers have until May 25, 2021 to apply for the Fall 2021 Rated Preparatory Program that is scheduled to be held Sept. 11-25, 2021.
  • Month of the Military Child Parade salutes local children

    Members of the 97th Air Mobility Wing joined together to give a final salute to military children with a vehicle patrol parade around the base housing, April 24, 2021. April is the Month of the Military Child - a time to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, particularly the children of military members serving at home and overseas.
  • 97 AMW Honorary Commanders receive sky-high immersion

    Honorary Commanders with the 97th Air Mobility Wing flew on a C-17 Globemaster III and a KC-135 Stratotanker during the 97th Operations Group HCC immersion day, April 19, 2021.
  • Charlie’s Lounge: A treasure in mobility’s hometown

    Many have traversed Mobility's Hometown to train, fly, or take part in what local leaders say is the foundation of Air Force rapid global mobility. Several of these Airmen, if asked, are quick to mention one name in particular when asked what gives Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, its hometown feel. That name is "Charlie" of Charlie's Lounge, who has been a staple of the base community for more than 39 years.
  • Breaking the ‘cycle’: SAPR office hosts bike-a-thon

    Airmen from the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response office hosted a bike-a-thon to raise awareness during Sexual Assault Awareness Month at Altus Air Force Base, April 17, 2021.
  • Altus’ ADAPT team shares risks and warning factors of alcohol abuse

    Alcohol Awareness Month is a national public health awareness campaign sponsored by the National Council for Alcoholism and Drug Dependence. To contribute to this month’s campaign, the 97th Air Mobility Wing held an alcohol awareness training for base members, April 16, 2021.
  • Seven-year-old boy who beat leukemia becomes a pilot for a day

    Seven-year-old Noah Branscum, who battled leukemia two years ago, became a pilot for a day at Altus Air Force Base, April 9, 2021.
  • 2 civic leaders honored for their service to Mobility’s Hometown

    Col. Matthew Leard, 97th Air Mobility Wing commander, inducted two new Friends of Altus during a ceremony at Club Altus on April 9 at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Since the activation of Mobility’s Hometown as a multi-engine flight training school in 1943, one priority has been the community. A unique aspect of the wing is that community members are honored for their contributions to the base and named Friends of Altus.
  • 97 AMW and local leaders proclaim April as the Month of the Military Child

    Col. Matthew Leard, 97th Air Mobility Wing commander, and Jack Smiley, City of Altus mayor, signed a document declaring April the Month of the Military Child, at Altus Air Force Base, April 1, 2021.
  • Mentorship, diversity in focus during 19th AF leadership visit

    Maj. Gen. Craig Wills, 19th Air Force commander, and Chief Master Sergeant Kristina Rogers, 19th AF command chief, visited the Airmen of Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, March 29 to 31.
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