• Commentary: Altus Airmen visit historic Black Wall Street in Tulsa

    At the beginning of summer in 1921, an estimated 75 to 300 black Tulsans were gunned down in the uniquely flourishing segregated Greenwood district, dubbed “Black Wall Street”. Roughly 10,000 were left homeless as their houses and businesses were burned to the ground. I was astounded to learn that

  • AAFB reflects on Black History Month

    The Air Force’s history is filled with bold African American Airmen who have challenged the status quo and dared to fly, fight and win. African American service members have continued to break barriers and make history since the Air Force became its own branch of service in 1947.

  • Celebrating Black History Month the Altus AFB way

    “Black History Month is relevant to Altus AFB because it’s a part of American history and as the Air Force we are a big family who’s really diverse,” said U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Alison Ablog, 97th Medical Group health care administrator. “This month is special to me because black history is a