• Altus AFB Airmen exercise severe weather, rapid airpower response

    Approximately 29 aircraft could be seen over the skies of Southwest Oklahoma, April 2, 2021, as Airmen of the 97th Air Mobility Wing exercised their ability to evacuate a large number of aircraft in a short amount of time. The planes were launched as part of a severe weather exercise, testing the base’s ability to relocate aircraft before impending storms - something many consider necessary due to Altus’ geographic location.
  • Mission, culture at heart of CMSAF visit to AAFB

    Airmen from the 97th Air Mobility Wing welcomed Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass during a visit to Altus Air Force Base March 2, 2021.
  • ASYMCA hosts drive-thru event for AAFB Airmen and families

    The Altus Air Force Base Armed Services YMCA, First Sergeants Council, Exceptional Family Member Program, Airman and Family Readiness Center, and the Mental Health Clinic teamed up to hand out brochures and welcome bags during an ASYMCA open house drive-thru event on March 18, 2021, at Altus AFB, Oklahoma.
  • AFJROTC cadets experience mobility air power

    Air Force Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (AFJROTC) cadets from Southeast High School, Oklahoma City, visited Altus Air Force Base, March 10, 2021. Cadets toured the base to learn about how we train exceptional mobility Airmen and experience life first-hand at an active duty installation.
  • The female mechanics behind global mobility readiness

    Long, wrench turning days, greasy, sweat-stained uniforms, and a passion for aircraft are just a few qualities maintainers from the 97th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron have in common.
  • 97 AMW honors Women's History Month

    In honor of Women's History Month, Altus Air Force base (AFB) takes time to honor the women who have served in the United States Air Force, both past and present. Each Year throughout the month of March, Altus AFB celebrates Women's History Month and remembers our female Airmen who have lead by example throughout the years. (U.S. Air Force graphic
  • 97 SFS receives female body armor

    Female Airmen of the 97th Security Forces Squadron received the first batch of newly created and issued Female Body Armor, in early March 2021. The FBA features increased mobility, load carriage support, and comfort while still maintaining coverage of vital organs. The new armor is one of the Air Force Chief of Staff’s initiatives and was created by the Female Fitment Program Office. Their mission is to identify problems and quickly find solutions for gear and uniform items to better equip female Airmen.
  • Leaders discuss empowerment, evolvement of women in Air Force

    Female leaders from across the 97th Air Mobility Wing shared empowering messages of sisterhood and the continuing benefits of “breaking the glass ceiling” during an in person and virtual panel discussion March 11-12, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • Altus Air Force Base kicks-off 2021 AFAF campaign

    Altus Air Force Base’s Annual Air Force Assistance Fund Campaign officially kicked-off with a breakfast on March 8, 2021 and is scheduled to last until April 16. The AFAF is the official nonprofit charitable organization of the Air Force. The organization raises money for four charities that benefit active-duty, reserve, guard, and retired Airmen and Guardians as well as their families.


Click on the link below to see all the photos from Altus AFB's official ceremonies.

Altus AFB Flickr Albums