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  • 97 AMW Takes Home AETC Flying Awards

    The 97th Operations Group and four Airmen from Altus Air Force Base took home awards at the Air Education and Training Command Flying Training Awards ceremony, Oct. 26, 2018.

  • 97 AMW Hosts AETC Deputy Commander

    The deputy commander of Air Education and Training Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Maj. Gen. Mark Weatherington, visited various squadrons and organizations at Altus AFB, Nov. 8, 2018 for the first time. Weatherington toured the installation to witness the innovation, capabilities and

  • JROTC cadets see what “Big Blue” is all about

    Twenty-four Air Force Junior ROTC cadets from Denton High School, Texas, hopped aboard a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft and took to the skies above south west Oklahoma, April 26, 2017.The cadets learned the responsibilities and tasks a C-17 and its aircrew perform on a day-to-day

  • Flying downrange

    Pilots and loadmasters of the 58th Airlift Squadron supported Air Mobility Command and U.S. Transportation Command during a multi-day multi-nation operation, late December, 2016.The crew was tasked with delivering necessary equipment to support building partner capacity in Afghanistan.“The mission

  • Altus AFB training more than U.S. Airmen

    The U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft and KC-135 Stratotanker refueling aircraft are capable of getting anywhere in the world within 24 hours.But when tragedy strikes that demands immediate attention the United States military has allies that also have C-17 and KC-135 aircrews, many