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Local students enjoy “Mobility’s Hometown” culture during base visit

Lt. Col. Rebb Jones, 97th Operations Group deputy commander, shows his 11-year-old daughter, Karly, the cockpit of a C-17 Globemaster III during a 5th grade student tour, April 29, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. During their tour, students interacted with three static displays and had the opportunity to learn about the technology inside the cockpits. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

Lt. Col. Rebb Jones, 97th Operations Group deputy commander, shows his 11-year-old daughter, Karly, the cockpit of a C-17 Globemaster III during a 5th grade student tour, April 29, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. During their tour, students interacted with three static displays and had the opportunity to learn about the technology inside the cockpits. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

Bingo, a 97th Air Mobility Wing military working dog, takes down a simulated perpetrator during a demonstration to fifth-grade students, April 29, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The demonstration showcased the capabilities of the working dogs and their handlers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

Bingo, a 97th Air Mobility Wing military working dog, takes down a simulated perpetrator during a demonstration to fifth-grade students, April 29, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The demonstration showcased the capabilities of the working dogs and their handlers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

Fifth-grade students from Altus Intermediate School, Navajo Elementary School and Altus Christian Academy wait to view the inside of a KC-46 Pegasus, April 29, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. During their visit, students engaged with Airmen, asked questions about aircraft and learned facts like how much weight the planes can carry and how fast they can go. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

Fifth-grade students from Altus Intermediate School, Navajo Elementary School and Altus Christian Academy wait to view the inside of a KC-46 Pegasus, April 29, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. During their visit, students engaged with Airmen, asked questions about aircraft and learned facts like how much weight the planes can carry and how fast they can go. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

Bingo, a 97th Air Mobility Wing military working dog, takes down a simulated perpetrator during a demonstration to fifth-grade students, April 29, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Bingo showcased his obedience and threat response training, demonstrating the abilities of military working dogs to keep the local community safe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

Bingo, a 97th Air Mobility Wing military working dog, takes down a simulated perpetrator during a demonstration to fifth-grade students, April 29, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Bingo showcased his obedience and threat response training, demonstrating the abilities of military working dogs to keep the local community safe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

Fifth-grade students from Altus Intermediate School, Navajo Elementary School and Altus Christian Academy watch the 97th Air Mobility Wing mission video, April 29, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. After watching the video, students learned fun facts about the C-17 Globemaster III, KC-46 Pegasus and KC-135 Stratotanker. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

Fifth-grade students from Altus Intermediate School, Navajo Elementary School and Altus Christian Academy watch the 97th Air Mobility Wing mission video, April 29, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. After watching the video, students learned fun facts about the C-17 Globemaster III, KC-46 Pegasus and KC-135 Stratotanker. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Lovelace)

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Fifth-grade students from Altus Intermediate School, Navajo Elementary School and Altus Christian Academy visited Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, April 29, 2020. During their visit, the students learned about the aircraft here and the role the Air Force’s “Community of Choice” has in rapid global mobility. After learning about the 97th Air Mobility Wing mission, they observed a K-9 demonstration from the 97th Security Forces Squadron at the Wings of Freedom Park. Afterward, the students visited three static displays of the C-17 Globemaster III, KC-46 Pegasus and KC-135 Stratotanker.

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