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  • Remembering SSgt Tedd Adair

    More than 150 Airmen and their families filled the base chapel during a memorial service for a member of the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron May 19, 2014.U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Tedd Adair passed away May 10 after a difficult fight with cancer. Adair is survived by his father Jack, mother Deborah, brother Todd, sister Kerri, son Wyatt, daughter
  • Veteran restores appliances, helps new Airmen

    Countless Airmen and their families on Altus AFB have been helped by the Altus Armed Services YMCA Washer and Dryer Program which gives restored laundry appliances to junior Airmen. The face behind the restoration of the appliances is retired U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Marshall Hermer, who has been fixing washers and dryers since he was a child. "I
  • Key spouses support, care

    Service members and their families face various challenges brought forward by the military lifestyle that require a level of assistance, which the members of the Key Spouse program are trained to handle.The Key Spouse program is a group of military spouses that serve as representatives from each squadron to develop and implement ideas to benefit
  • Altus member celebrates 40 years of civil service

    Carol Robinson decided to take on a career of civil service over 40 years ago, and hasn't regretted a moment of it.She began her career as a data transcriber, clerk and assistant for the 97th Civil Engineer Squadron April 22, 1974. Since then, she went on to do various jobs throughout the wing such as an accounting technician, stock fund manager
  • Radar maintenance leverages aircrew training

    As a base that specializes in training pilots, boom operators and loadmasters, it is essential to keep the digital air surveillance radar working properly.The 97th Communications Squadron is responsible for making sure the radar functions."It provides a visual picture of the airplanes flying around within a 60 nautical mile radius giving operations
  • Military couple aids in vehicle accident, assist in saving lives

    Tech. Sgts. Ryan Boyd, 97th Civil Engineer Squadron deputy fire chief, and Tesha Boyd, 97th Force Support Squadron NCO in charge of force management, were driving on U.S. Highway 87 South heading to San Antonio, TX when they saw a major vehicle accident April 2, 2014.A male driving a silver pickup truck had T-boned a family in a white minivan that
  • Altus AFB Airman graduates U.S. Army Ranger School

    United States Air Force Senior Airman Christopher Maloney, 97th Security Forces Squadron patrolman, whose mission is to protect, defend and fight to enable joint, Air Force and coalition missions, was selected to attend the U.S. Army Ranger School in Ft. Benning, Ga.Maloney wants to become an Air Force combat controller and attending Ranger School
  • 97th Emergency Management journeyman named AETC's 2014 Outstanding Airman of the Year

    News traveled fast to the desert as a deployed emergency management journeyman from the 97th Emergency Management Flight received some outstanding news from her command. Senior Airman Jessica Paulson was named Air Education and Training Command's outstanding Airman of the year for 2014. She received this award soon after deploying to Al Udied Air
  • ADAPT program assists service members with alcohol problems

    April is designated as Alcohol Awareness Month, and the Altus Air Force Base Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment program is urging Airmen to look out for each other when it comes to identifying alcohol abuse."The ADAPT program is specifically aimed at providing treatment and prevention services to our active duty service members in
  • ASYMCA: Saying thanks by making military life easier

    It is not every day that you find an organization that cares so much and is dedicated to doing everything they can to improve the life of the military community around them. The Altus Armed Services YMCA is an organization committed to developing healthy minds, bodies and spirits for military personnel and their families stationed at Altus AFB
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