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  • Protocol: masters of tradition

    To ensure proper alignment with tradition, 97th Air Mobility Wing protocol office experts assist in the execution of military official ceremonies to honor the heritage they are founded on.
  • AETC recognizes two Altus maintainers for superior performance

    Two members of the 97th Maintenance Group at Altus Air Force Base were recently awarded the 2019 Air Education and Training Command Lt. Gen. Leo Marquez Award for the Civilian Manager and Technician categories.
  • 58th AS unveils new facility renovations

    The 58th Airlift Squadron held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the unveiling of their building renovations, June 19, 2020. During the renovations the 58th AS accomplished student training and utilized other facilitates until the complete overhaul was accomplished.
  • 97 AMW honors CCAF graduates

    Twenty-eight members from the 97th Air Mobility Wing received Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) degrees during a graduation ceremony, June 18, 2020. This ceremony celebrated the graduates of the fall 2019 and spring 2020 classes.
  • Mighty 97th conducts large formation exercise

    Members of the 97th Air Mobility Wing conducted a large formation exercise, May 21, 2020 at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • 97 AMW ensures emergency readiness with severe weather exercise

    Airmen of the 97th Air Mobility Wing conducted a severe weather exercise on May 21, 2020 to practice emergency response procedures. Many residents in the Southern Midwest of the United States have grown up practicing procedures for tornadoes. At the 97th AMW, Airmen also need to practice aircraft evacuation in the event of a severe weather threat. An exercise of this scale requires a multitude of individuals and coordination of units across the wing.
  • Altus, Vance Airmen ‘salute’ Oklahomans fighting COVID-19

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing here and the 71st Fighter Training Wing at Vance Air Force Base conducted a flyover of various medical facilities, May 1, 2020, as part of the America Strong collaborative salute initiative.
  • Altus Maintenance leads first KC-46 landing gear strut removal

    The KC-46A Pegasus will take off and land approximately 1,250 times a year during mobility training at the 97th Air Mobility Wing. In turn, this creates strain and wear on the aircraft parts, something the Altus maintenance team constantly keeps close eyes on. The 97th AMW Maintenance Group KC-46 ATeam accomplished a milestone task for the KC-46 program Oct. 8, 2019, when removing a KC-46 landing gear strut for the first time at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • 97 CES receives, welcomes new fire truck

    The 97th Civil Engineer Squadron received its newest addition to the fire truck fleet, a hazardous material rescue engine (Rescue 9), on Oct. 23, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • Mighty 97th kicks-off CFC fundraiser

    Every year, the Mighty 97th participates in one of the largest and most successful employee fundraising campaigns in the world, the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), and this year’s fundraiser will be kicking-off on Oct. 21, 2019, ending on Dec. 6, 2019.
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