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  • 97 MDG shares mission with honorary commanders

    The 97th Medical Group hosted honorary commanders for an immersion day Sept. 17, 2021.
  • 97 AMW Mentorship Task Force hosts leadership panel

    More than 50 Airmen attended a mentorship panel with 97th Air Mobility Wing squadron commanders, Sept. 14, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base.
  • Altus Airmen support ‘ACE Reaper’ exercise

    Airmen from the 58th Airlift Squadron supported exercise “Agile Combat Employment (ACE) Reaper” Sept. 9-10, 2021, by providing airlift capabilities for MQ-9 Reaper assets travelling from Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico, to Marine Corps Base Hawaii.
  • Remembering 9/11: 20 years later

    A feeling of sorrow and the echo of slow, steady footsteps filled Wings of Freedom Park as two 97th Civil Engineer Squadron firefighters and two 97th Security Forces Squadron defenders posted the colors. Shortly after, hundreds of Airmen, civilians, family members, and others somberly hung their heads and closed their eyes during the recitation of the Police Officer’s, Paramedic’s and Firefighter’s Prayers. For some, the self-sacrificial tenor of these prayers hit close to home, while others simply listened on with reflective empathy.
  • SLPM guides AAFB families, leaders through education decisions

    Judy Mott, 97th Force Support Squadron, is the School Liaison Program Manager for military families at Altus Air Force Base. Her primary responsibility is to help incoming and outgoing students from kindergarten through 12th grade to ensure they have a balanced educational environment.
  • 56 ARS brings KC-46 enterprise training to Mobility’s Hometown

    The 56th Air Refueling Squadron has begun assisting units across the United States with their initial stand-up of KC-46 Pegasus aircrew by instructing the KC-46 Phase Three Flight Line training at the 97th Air Mobility Wing. The 56th ARS is training members from seven units hailing from McConnell, Pease, Seymour Johnson AFB, and Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The first training course started in late August 2021 with four additional classes scheduled for pilots, boom operators, and aircraft commanders.
  • 97th AMW recognizes women's equality day

    August 26th is nationally recognized as Women's Equality Day to commemorate the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which allows women the right to vote. On this day, the ratification of women's suffrage in the U.S. is celebrated, as well as the heroes who worked endlessly for the movement. This year's theme
  • Altus AFB continues tradition with annual cattle drive

    Airmen and family members looked on as cowboys and cowgirls from the Great Plains Stampede Rodeo drove dozens of longhorns and horses through Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Aug. 26, 2021.
  • Airman finds home in Mobility’s Hometown

    Many Airmen have passed through Mobility's Hometown since its activation as a multi-engine flight training school in 1943, the majority of whom regard Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma as a temporary stop for a small time in their careers. For some, however, Altus becomes much more than a short-term landing place.
  • Oklahoma EPLO makes annual visit to Altus community

    Col. Michael Morrisett, Emergency Preparedness Liaison Officer to Oklahoma, visited Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma for his annual visit with Airmen from the 97th Air Mobility Wing, Aug. 18 to 19, 2021.
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ALTUS AFB FLICKR ALBUMS

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Altus AFB Flickr Albums