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  • Female crew chief: family and the KC-135

    Julianne Martinez walks around her dedicated KC-135 Stratotanker, searching for any loose items or damaged parts while ensuring gears are oiled. As she sprays the oil onto a rag to wipe down the landing gear, her left arm shows several tattooed flowers. One birth flower for each of her nephews and

  • TRANSCOM SEL visits ‘Mighty 97th’

    U.S. Navy Fleet Master Chief Donald O. Myrick, U.S. Transportation Command senior enlisted leader, visited Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, March 13-14, 2023, to meet Airmen and experience the “Mighty 97th” mission and capabilities firsthand.

  • International Women's Day

    Every March, the Department of the Air Force honors the contributions of military and civilian women serving their country to bring awareness to past and present trailblazing women, and to show the value diversity brings to our forces. Thank you to the women around Altus Air Force Base for serving

  • 97 CS Airmen soak up readiness skills during MOPP exercise

    Airmen from the 97th Communications Squadron jumped into mission-oriented protective posture gear for training at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Feb. 23, 2023. The Task Qualification Training is part of the new Air Force Force Generation model to ensure units are prepared for deployments and