• 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

  • 97 AMW Youth of the Year

    Hannah Bradley, daughter of U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Denoah Bradley, 97th Mission Support Group deputy commander, and Kimberly Bradley was named the 97th Air Mobility Wing’s 2018 Youth of the Year. Being named Youth of The Year is the highest award a member of the Altus AFB Teen Programs can receive.

  • Caring for Spouses: a Deployed Spouse Spa Day

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing, in conjunction with the Southwest Technology Center and the United Services Organization, offered a free spa day for families with a deployed family member, Jan. 12, 2018, at the Southwest Technology Center, Okla.