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89th AW talks mission, career opportunities with Airmen

Pilots and flight attendants visit the 97th AMW.

A C-37B Gulfstream lands on the flight line at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., as part of the 89th Airlift Squadron’s visit to the base on Nov. 7, 2019. The 89th Airlift Wing’s mission is to provide global Special Air Mission airlift, logistics, aerial port and communications for the President, Vice President, cabinet members, combatant commanders and other senior military leaders tasked by the White House, Air Force Chief of Staff and Air Mobility Command. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Breanna Klemm)

Pilots and flight attendants visit the 97th AMW.

U.S. Air Force Flight Attendants from the 89th Airlift Wing prepares and serves food for Airmen touring a C-37B Gulfstream on Nov. 7, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. Seven U.S. Air Force flight attendants and a C-37B Gulfstream flew to Altus AFB to educate Airmen on the various Air Force missions worldwide. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Breanna Klemm)

Pilots and flight attendants visit the 97th AMW.

Airmen receive the opportunity to observe the inside the cockpit of a C-37B Gulfstream assigned to the 89th Airlift Squadron during a squadron visit on Nov. 7, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. The 89th Airlift Wing maintains 24/7 alert, operating the Executive Airlift Training Center and Government Network Operation Center. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Breanna Klemm)

Pilots and flight attendants visit the 97th AMW.

Seven U.S. Air Force Flight Attendants from the 89th Airlift Wing greet Airmen from the 97th Air Mobility Wing as they board a C-37B Gulfstream on Nov. 7, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. The flight attendants cater to the distinguished leaders with world-class professionalism and service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Breanna Klemm)

Pilots and flight attendants visit the 97th AMW.

U.S. Air Force Col. D.W. Schmidt, the 89th Operations Group commander, and U.S. Air Force Maj. Michael Giannone, the 89th OG director of personnel and pilot hiring, spoke to interested Airmen about the mission of the 89th Airlift Wing and answered any questions that were asked on Nov. 7, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. The 89th AW visited Mobility’s Hometown to educate, recruit and showcase their mission to exceptional Mobility Airmen of the Mighty 97th. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Breanna Klemm)

Pilots and flight attendants visit the 97th AMW.

U.S. Air Force Col. D.W. Schmidt, the 89th Operations Group commander, educates to Airmen assigned to the 97th Air Mobility Wing about the opportunities available in the 89th Airlift Wing on Nov. 7, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. The flight attendants cater to the distinguished leaders with world-class professionalism and service. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Breanna Klemm)

ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. --

Pilots and flight attendants from the 89th Airlift Wing, from Joint Base Andrews, made a special visit to Altus Air Force Base, Mobility’s Hometown, on Nov. 7 to educate, recruit and showcase their mission to Mobility Airmen of the Mighty 97th.

The 89th AW’s mission is to provide global Special Air Mission airlift, logistics, aerial port and communications for the President, Vice President, cabinet members, combatant commanders and other senior military leaders tasked by the White House, Air Force Chief of Staff and Air Mobility Command.

U.S. Air Force Col. D.W. Schmidt, the 89th Operations Group commander, and U.S. Air Force Maj. Michael Giannone, the 89th OG director of personnel and pilot hiring, spoke about career opportunities and the overall mission of the 89th AW.

Additionally, seven U.S. Air Force Flight Attendants and a C-37B Gulfstream flew to Altus AFB to further educate Airmen on the various Air Force missions worldwide.

For more information on the 89th AW, either visit their website at https://www.jba.af.mil/About-Us/Fact-Sheets/Display/Article/336383/89th-airlift-wing/ , view them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pg/89thAirliftWing/about or contact the recruiting team at directorofpersonnel@us.af.mil.