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Altus AFB talent showcase.

Airmen from across the 97th Air Mobility Wing compete in the Altus Talent Showcase November 6, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base (AFB), Oklahoma. The talent showcase allowed members of the Altus AFB community an opportunity to show off their unique skills and talents. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

Altus AFB talent showcase.

Airman 1st Class Chase Smith, an Airman assigned to the 97th Operations Support Squadron, plays the guitar during the Altus Talent Showcase November 6, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. More than 50 Airmen and family members from across the 97th AMW attended the talent showcase. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

Altus AFB talent showcase.

Airman 1st Class Matthew Diaz, a boom operator student assigned to the 97th Training Squadron, plays the drums during the Altus Talent Showcase November 6, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Both permanent party and Airmen in training were allowed to participate in the talent showcase. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

Altus AFB talent showcase.

From left, Senior Airmen Kassandra Dumar and Diasia Gordon, from the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron, perform a skit during the Altus Talent Showcase November 6, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. A total of ten Airmen from across the 97th Air Mobility Wing competed in the talent showcase. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

Altus AFB talent showcase.

Senior Airman Devon Muldrow, an Airman assigned to the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron, recites self-written inspirational poetry during the Altus Talent Showcase November 6, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Muldrow was awarded first place after the showcase concluded. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

Altus AFB talent showcase.

Airman 1st Class John Murie, an Airman assigned to the 97th Force Support Squadron, sings a song during the Altus Talent Showcase November 6, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Contestants had the opportunity to receive a first, second and third place prize. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

Altus AFB talent showcase.

Senior Airmen Levi Johnson, an Airman assigned to the 97th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron, sings a country song during the Altus Talent Showcase November 6, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Johnson received an honorable mention from the judges after the showcase concluded. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

Altus AFB talent showcase.

Senior Airman Nickolas Jernigan-Epps, an Airman assigned to the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron, sings a country song during the Altus Talent Showcase November 6, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Jernigan-Epps was awarded third place after the showcase concluded. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

Altus AFB talent showcase.

Senior Airman Aaron Yohannan, an Airman assigned to the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron, plays a guitar during the Altus Talent Showcase November 6, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The Altus Talent Showcase was made possible by the 97th Air Mobility Wing (AMW) Chapel and the 97th AMW Airman Leader Group. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

Altus AFB talent showcase.
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Senior Airman Ashley Tatum, an Airman assigned to the 97th Security Forces Squadron, sings a self-written song during the Altus Talent Showcase November 6, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Tatum was awarded second place by the judges after the showcase concluded. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

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Staff Sgt. Chad Chandler, an Airman assigned to the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron, plays a ukulele and sings a song during the Altus Talent Showcase November 6, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. At the Altus Talent Showcase, five special guest judges had the opportunity to rate the contestants for first, second and third place prizes. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

ALTUS AOR FORCE BASE, Okla. --

The 97th Air Mobility Wing Chaplain Corps and the 97th AMW Airman Leader Group hosted the Altus Talent Showcase on November 6, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

The showcase allowed members of the Altus AFB community an opportunity to show off their unique skills and talents.

More than 50 Airmen and family members from across the 97th AMW attended the talent showcase to watch 10 Airmen compete for first, second and third place prizes. The showcase took place at the base theater where attendees were given room to safely sit six feet apart while enjoying the performances.

The judges for the showcase included: Col. Judy Rattan, 97th Medical Group commander, Chief Master Sgt. Kaleah Belin, 97th MDG command chief, Lt. Col. Christian Williams, Air Education and Training Command deputy chaplain, Lt. Col. Steven Dabbs, 97th AMW chaplain, and Master Sgt. Gisella Hendrickson, 97th Flight Services Center non-commissioned officer in-charge.

The first place winner was Senior Airman Devon Muldrow from the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron who performed self-written inspirational poetry. Senior Airman Ashley Tatum from the 97th Security Forces Squadron, who performed a self-written song, was awarded second place, and Senior Airman Nickolas Jernigan-Epps from the 97th LRS was awarded third place for his singing ability. Additionally, Senior Airmen Levi Johnson from the 97th Operational Medical Readiness Squadron received an honorable mention from the judges for his vocal talents.

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