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Members of the 97th Training Squadron get condiments from a buffet line during the quarterly Committee of 100 dinner, July 8, 2019, at Altus, Okla. The Committee of 100 is a quarterly event hosted by the community of Altus to welcome newcomers, returning deployers and family members to Altus AFB.

Members of the 97th Training Squadron get condiments from a buffet line during the quarterly Committee of 100 dinner, July 8, 2019, at Altus, Okla. The Committee of 100 is a quarterly event hosted by the community of Altus to welcome newcomers, returning deployers and family members to Altus AFB.

Col. Matthew Leard, 97th Air Mobility Wing commander, speaks to the newcomers, returning deployers and member of the community during the quarterly Committee of 100 dinner, July 8, 2019, at Altus, Okla. Leard stressed the importance of the event and the uniqueness of the community partnership between at the 97th AMW and the City of Altus.

Col. Matthew Leard, 97th Air Mobility Wing commander, speaks to the newcomers, returning deployers and member of the community during the quarterly Committee of 100 dinner, July 8, 2019, at Altus, Okla. Leard stressed the importance of the event and the uniqueness of the community partnership between at the 97th AMW and the City of Altus.

A student from the 97th Training Squadron eats a snow cone during the quarterly Committee of 100 dinner, July 8, 2019, at Altus, Okla. After the dinner and introductions, the members from the 97th Air Mobility Wing were able to ride a mechanical bull and eat snow cones while children jumped in bounce houses as part of a celebration welcoming new members and families to the area.

A student from the 97th Training Squadron eats a snow cone during the quarterly Committee of 100 dinner, July 8, 2019, at Altus, Okla. After the dinner and introductions, the members from the 97th Air Mobility Wing were able to ride a mechanical bull and eat snow cones while children jumped in bounce houses as part of a celebration welcoming new members and families to the area.

Burgers cook on a grill during the quarterly Committee of 100 dinner, July 8, 2019, at Altus, Okla. The dinner for this quarter’s military welcoming event consisted of burgers, hot links and hot dogs with snow cones offered after.

Burgers cook on a grill during the quarterly Committee of 100 dinner, July 8, 2019, at Altus, Okla. The dinner for this quarter’s military welcoming event consisted of burgers, hot links and hot dogs with snow cones offered after.

A student from the 97th Training Squadron receives food during the quarterly Committee of 100 dinner, July 8, 2019, at Altus, Okla. The Committee of 100 hosts the dinner celebration offering free food and a welcoming ceremony with games afterwards.

A student from the 97th Training Squadron receives food during the quarterly Committee of 100 dinner, July 8, 2019, at Altus, Okla. The Committee of 100 hosts the dinner celebration offering free food and a welcoming ceremony with games afterwards.

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The Altus Chamber of Commerce and Committee of 100 hosted the quarterly Committee of 100 dinner and welcoming event, July 8, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. The Committee of 100 is a quarterly event hosted by the community of Altus to welcome newcomers, returning deployers and family members to Altus AFB. The dinner for this quarter’s military welcoming event consisted of burgers, hot links and hot dogs with snow cones offered after. Col. Matthew Leard, 97th Air Mobility Wing commander, spoke to the newcomers, returning deployers and member of the community during the quarterly Committee of 100 dinner, stressing the importance of the event and the uniqueness of the community partnership between at the 97th AMW and the City of Altus.