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  • 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.
  • Mighty 97th tours Altus-Lugert Dam

    Each year, Airmen from the Mighty 97th have the opportunity to tour local farms and essential pieces of the Altus community during Farm City Week. One of the events from this year’s festivities was touring the Altus-Lugert Dam, located in Quartz Mountain State Park, Okla., on Oct. 11, 2019.
  • 97th LRS Honors BC3 Warriors with Heritage Rock

    The 97th Logistic Readiness Squadron presented a historical rock in front of LRS headquarters to honor fallen and warrior Airmen alumni of the Basic Combat Convoy Course (BC3), October 4, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • Retired Master Investigator Educates 97 SFS, Helping Agencies, on Violence Prevention

    Rachael Frost, retired Master Investigator from Riverside County Sheriff’s Dept., Cali., visited the Mighty 97th on Sept. 25, 2019, to help educate Airmen about violence prevention awareness at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • Altus' Women Warriors Inspire Aviators to "Fly Like a Girl"

    The U.S. Air Force’s Air Education and Training Command welcomed rated officers and career enlisted aviators to come together during the Women’s Fly-In event, Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas, Sept. 18-21, 2019. For the first time, Mobility’s Hometown sent an all-women aircrew to support and inspire others to “Fly Like a Girl.”
  • 97 SFS Retires Military Working Dog

    After nine years of service, explosive detection Military Working Dog, Yyoda/P195, honorably retires from the military, September 11, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • Mighty 97th Honors 9/11 by Hosting Memorial Ceremony

    The Altus Air Force Base Fire Department and members of the Mighty 97th honor those who perished during the attacks of September 11, 2001 by hosting a 9/11 memorial ceremony, September 11, 2019, at the Altus AFB Fire Station, Okla.
  • Workshop Empowers 97 AMW Spouses with Their Purpose

    Brittany Boccher, the 2017 Armed Forces Insurance Military Spouse of the Year, has lived a busy life and somehow makes it look easy. Boccher is an entrepreneur, U.S. Air Force spouse, Wounded Warrior Caregiver, military family advocate and mother of two, all while authoring a workbook and lesson to advocate towards spouses around the country. On August 27, 2019 while touring bases, Boccher made a special visit to the Mighty 97th by hosting an interactive workshop which helps spouses in need find a sense of purpose.
  • Altus AFB’s 21st Annual Cattle Drive

    Every year, Altus AFB and its surrounding community get together to hold an event unlike any other. The 21st annual Cattle Drive is an event unique to Altus which welcomes local farmers and ranchers to herd their longhorn cattle around base.
  • 97 AMW Leaders Learn to Sort Cattle

    Every year, the Great Plains Stampede Rodeo Association comes to town and the 97th Air Mobility Wing is involved in many unique ways. In particular, the cattle sorting competition invites wing leadership to the Watkins Ranch in Altus, Okla., to participate in a friendly, yet difficult, competition.
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