• CES Airmen remove runway rubber, ensures aircrew safety

    The 97th Civil Engineer Squadron Dirt Boyz removed rubber buildup on the runway leftby aircraft tires during takeoffs and landings September 12, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base,Oklahoma.
  • 97 AMW vice commander, mobility students remember 9/11

    U.S. Air Force Col. Jason Pavelshack, the 97th Air Mobility Wing vice commander, spoke to mobility students from the 97th Training Squadron during their final formation September 11, 2020 at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • Service, sacrifice and remembrance: 97 AMW honors 9/11

    The 97th Civil Engineer Squadron fire department held a 9/11 remembrance ceremony, Sept. 11, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. The purpose of the ceremony was to honor the firefighters, law enforcement officers, and medical responders who lost their lives on this day 19 years ago during the attacks on 9/11.
  • 97 AMW in Photos: assembling mobility aircrew training

    The 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen play a crucial role in the primary training mission at Mobility’s Hometown. One such task is training qualified C-17 Globemaster III loadmasters to be certified in airdrop training.
  • Altus NCOA graduates excel in new virtual format

    Two NCOs from the 97th Air Mobility Wing recently completed their NCO Academy coursework all from the comfort of their homes. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Seth Roese with the 97th Operation Support Squadron and Tech. Sgt. Corey Targos with the 97th Training Squadron are members of only the second class to have undergone this new virtual format.
  • Aircraft attendants preserve readiness through cleanliness

    Training exceptional mobility Airmen is a team effort and no one performs their role more cleanly than aircraft attendants from the 97th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.
  • 97 MDG calls for patients, strengthen partnership program

    The 97th Medical Group is soliciting Airmen, families and retirees to be a member of the Patient and Family Partnership Council at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • From mission to mayor; citizen Airman serves community in, out of uniform

    U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Douglas Jeffrey, the 730th Air Mobility Training Squadron commander at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, has always aimed to leave things better than he found it. Jeffrey has carried this philosophy not only throughout his Air Force career, but also while serving as the Mayor of Vernon, Texas, from 2018 to 2020.
  • Rivers Elementary students, staff safely ‘Return to Learn’

    Rivers Elementary School began their school year, August 17, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Altus Public Schools implemented a Return to Learn protocol in order for students and staff to return to school safely.
  • Spark Tank 2021: Your ideas ignite the future of our Air Force

    Air Education and Training Command can't wait to hear what our innovative Airmen have to offer for the Spark Tank 2021 competition.  It is critical that you enter early and often as it will allow innovation consultants to assist you with your video and preparedness for the competition.


Click on the link below to see all the photos from Altus AFB's official ceremonies.

Altus AFB Flickr Albums