• 97 TRS Eagles soar through Talon Challenge

    In the dark, early morning hours, students from the 97th Training Squadron shuffle from their dorms to the running track with their reflective belts shining and a buzz of anticipation in the air.

  • AETC senior medical leaders visit Mighty 97th

    This past week, members of the 97th Medical Group welcomed Col. Christopher Grussendorf, Air Education and Training Command surgeon general, and Chief Master Sgt. Donald Cook, AETC chief of enlisted medical force, for a tour of the medical group and opportunities to meet with the group’s Airmen.

  • A&FRC helps Airman buy car with cash

    The A&FRC financial program’s tips about saving money and taking out loans for large expenses helped Airman 1st Class Maria Juanico, 97th Operations Support Squadron intelligence analyst, buy a car with cash.

  • 97 LRS improves total force capability for ANG unit

    Airmen from the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron trained members of the 190th LRS from Forbes Field Air National Guard Base, Kansas on the Tunner 60K Aircraft Cargo Loader/Transporter, July 26-30, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

  • Altus ‘Diversity and Inclusion’ group targets education, discourse

    Recruitment is the lifeblood of the United States military. It brings people from different origins and backgrounds come together to be trained and assigned to military missions around the world. Similarly many leaders through the military place great value in diversity and the dynamic elements it

  • 97th CES bolsters deployment capabilities

    Airmen from the 97th CES held a Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force exercise to bolster downrange readiness, May 25 to 26, 2021. The exercise tests the base engineer emergency force on their ability to stand up operations in any location.In the deployed environment, it is a civil engineer’s duty to

  • Altus AFB Airmen exercise severe weather, rapid airpower response

    Approximately 29 aircraft could be seen over the skies of Southwest Oklahoma, April 2, 2021, as Airmen of the 97th Air Mobility Wing exercised their ability to evacuate a large number of aircraft in a short amount of time. The planes were launched as part of a severe weather exercise, testing the