• 97 AMW in Photos: assembling mobility aircrew training

    The 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen play a crucial role in the primary training mission at Mobility’s Hometown. One such task is training qualified C-17 Globemaster III loadmasters to be certified in airdrop training.

  • 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

  • 97 AMW in Photos

    The Altus AFB 97th Security Forces Squadron hosted a community event in celebration of Police Week, May 16, 2019, at the Altus Community Center. This event showcased the 97th SFS mission and what they do on a daily basis to keep the installation and the community safe.

  • Pegasus Wings its Way to 97 AMW

    Today, the 97th Air Mobility Wing welcomed its newest weapon system, the KC-46A Pegasus to the official training unit of the Air Force’s state-of-the-art tanker aircraft, Feb. 8, 2019.

  • 97 AMW boom operators prepare for future KC-46 students

    The 56th Air Refueling Squadron has been training the past few months to ensure they are ready for the arrival of the KC-46 Pegasus. While simulators are useful, scheduling and usage can create delays that slow the process of training. That is where part-task trainers, or PTTs come into play.

  • Pumping Innovation into the 97 AMW Fire Department

    The 97 AMW Fire Department is using modern and innovative technology to to train firefighters on proper firehose tactics in a variety of scenarios, including simulators and virtual reality equipment.

  • 97 AMW Construction: Road to a Higher Quality of Life

    Roads are necessary for traveling in the modern world, so maintaining them is critical. Over time, road quality can degrade and require anything from small repairs to complete reconstruction.In early 2018, the 97th Civil Engineer Squadron enacted a seven-phase plan to ensure the roads are the safest

  • Training for Decontamination

    Altus Air Force Base and Sheppard Air Force Base Airmen receive training for In-Place Patient Decontamination.