• Honoring those who serve; Veterans Day 2023

    Airmen from the 97th Air Mobility Wing, members of the VFW Post 4876 and the local community gathered to honor veterans during a ceremony, Nov. 11, 2023, at the Jackson County War Memorial in Altus, Oklahoma.

  • 97th AMW, local VFW Post honor Veterans Day

    Veterans Day is a time to honor all of America’s veterans for their courage and selfless service. The 97th Air Mobility Wing (AMW) did just that by partnering with members from the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 4876 to pay respect to veterans in Altus, Oklahoma, Nov. 10-11, 2021.

  • 97 AMW participates in Veterans Day ceremony

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing participated in a Veterans Day Ceremony with a local Veterans of Foreign Wars post Nov. 11, 2018 in Altus, Oklahoma. The ceremony involved wreath layings, a 21-gun salute and a banquet for both veterans and active-duty military. This year marked 100 years since the end of

  • 97th AMW remembers Staff Sgt. Andrew Bubacz

    On November 12, 2010, the 97th Air Mobility Wing lost a valued member of our team. Staff Sgt. Andrew Bubacz was assigned to the 97th Communications Squadron while at Altus Air Force Base. Bubacz was tasked to deploy to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom where he made the ultimate