• A Legacy of Service and Family: MSgt Neely

    Master Sgt. Adam Neely, 97th Security Forces Squadron superintendent of logistics readiness, culminated his 21 years of service being retired by his daughter, 1st Lt. Samantha Collins, 81st Medical Group practice manager, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, May 18, 2024.

  • Airman serves alongside father at AAFB

    The roar of jet engines fills the air as the Mighty 97th’s fleet soars through the clear blue sky. Amidst the chaos, a bond stronger than steel is forged on the ground below. Staff Sgt. Bryson Fry, a ground transporter from the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron, and his father, Branden Fry, a

  • 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

  • ‘Mobility’s Hometown’ mothers share mottos for motherhood

    A kind smile, a warm hug, a voice of reason; these are all characteristics of a mom. Women from the 97th Air Mobility Wing were asked what their motto is as a military mother and what advice they would give to other moms in honor of Mother’s Day. Here are what a few mothers had to share.

  • 97 AMW Chapel provides Airmen a home away from home

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing Chapel is now inviting E-1 through E-4 Airmen to a warm home during the holidays through the A Home for the Holidays program on December 25, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

  • 97 AMW in Photos

    Col. William Mickley, 97th Operations Group commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason Hall, 97th Operations Group command chief, present the first Oklahoma Flag flown on the KC-46A Pegasus to the 97th Air Mobility Wing to the president of the Chamber of Commerce, June 7, 2019, at Altus, Okla. The flag

  • April Marks the Month of the Military Child at the 97 AMW

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing kicked off Month of the Military Child with a walking parade featuring members of the fire department, security forces and military children with their families, April 1, 2019. April is the Month of the Military Child - a time to honor the sacrifices made by military