• Generators Keep Altus Air Force Base Running

     In January 2010, a severe ice storm formed two inches of ice on anything exposed to the elements, including the main power line leading into the City of Altus power station. The storm caused members of Altus Air Force Base to be without power or heat for 8 days. People had to seek shelter at

  • Inspector General team embraces the red

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing Inspector General team is broken up into two sections which come together to enhance mission effectiveness, morale and productivity through complaint resolution; fraud, waste and abuse prevention; and the Commander’s Inspection Program.

  • Altus AFB gains new storm shelters

    ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – Construction on Altus AFB for three new underground storm shelters completed Nov. 9, 2015. The shelters are to be used by 97th Security Forces Squadron members and people at the gates during an emergency weather situation. Airmen from the 97th Civil Engineer Squadron

  • Altus AFB Inspector General enhances mission effectiveness

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing Inspector General Complaints and Resolution department team works to enhance mission effectiveness, morale and productivity through complaint resolution and fraud, waste and abuse prevention.“One of the primary purposes the IG complaints section exists is to handle issues

  • Altus AFB begins 24/7 fitness center access

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing Fitness Center will be accessible 24/7, beginning Oct. 1.As part of an Air Force Services Transformation Initiative, the 97th Force Support Squadron has implemented these unmanned hours at the fitness center to provide more convenient access to the base populous, including