Tag: Altus AFB
  • Protocol: masters of tradition

    To ensure proper alignment with tradition, 97th Air Mobility Wing protocol office experts assist in the execution of military official ceremonies to honor the heritage they are founded on.
  • 97 OG collaborates with AFWERX, pilot training accelerates

    By using emerging technology combined with the new standards for pilot training, the97th OG has created the Virtual/Enhanced Reality Training, Innovation and Generation Office (VERTIGO) program for pilot training.
  • 97 TRS students design solution for pilots

    Students assigned to the 97th Training Squadron successfully tested a new part for the KC-135 Stratotanker, July 21, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, after designing and creating it in the 97th Air Mobility Wing Spark Cell.
  • Altus 5/6 Warrior Council hosts ruck run

    The Altus 5/6 Warrior Council hosted a base-wide ruck run competition from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on July 24, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • 97 AMW leaders induct newest honorary commanders

    Leaders from the 97th Air Mobility Wing welcomed 15 southwest Oklahoma community members into the wing's honorary commanders (HCC) program during an induction ceremony on July 21, 2020 at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • Base fishing pond supports new wildlife, open for families

    The 97th Civil Engineer Squadron partnered with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation to create a catch and release fishing pond, which opened June 25, 2020 at Altus AFB.
  • The “Triangle Y” behind Mobility’s Hometown

    On January 28, 1942, the U.S. Army Air Force established the 97th Bombardment Group. Its original mission: conduct antisubmarine patrols using the largest bomber aircraft of the time, the B-17 Flying Fortress. As time passed, the unit became one of the few heavy bombing groups to bomb Nazi territory during World War II.
  • 58th AS unveils new facility renovations

    The 58th Airlift Squadron held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the unveiling of their building renovations, June 19, 2020. During the renovations the 58th AS accomplished student training and utilized other facilitates until the complete overhaul was accomplished.
  • 97 AMW honors CCAF graduates

    Twenty-eight members from the 97th Air Mobility Wing received Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) degrees during a graduation ceremony, June 18, 2020. This ceremony celebrated the graduates of the fall 2019 and spring 2020 classes.
  • 97 TRS gains first student-leader teal rope, newest SAPR liaison

    The 97th Training Squadron gained its first student-lead teal rope, or Sexual Assault and Prevention Response liaison, June 16, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.