Altus AFB conducts quarterly exercise
By Staff Sgt. Kenneth W. Norman, Altus Air Force Base Public Affairs
/ Published November 17, 2017
ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. --
U.S. Air Force members assigned to Altus AFB conducted an exercise as part of the Altus Quarterly Exercise Program (ALTEX), Nov. 16, 2017. The ALTEX program was established to broaden instructor enrichment opportunities and provide exposure to realistic and emerging tactical scenarios. This program creates opportunities for C-17 enrichment training for permanent party instructors, C-17 Faculty Training Course training requirements, KC-135 Stratotanker and C-17 USAF Weapons School preparation, and combat formation training for KC-135 permanent party instructors. The exercise demonstrated combat entry into a semi-permissive environment.