Tag: Altus AFB
  • Recycle on base, reduce waste

    There is a day dedicated to educating and motivating everyone to recycle and getting involved is easy.America Recycles Day, is Nov. 15, which is about raising awareness and taking actions to recycle. Altus Air Force Base has a few programs to help to educate the base populace about recycling.“We inform the base wide populace about the value that
  • Lawfully in Step; Altus AFB Legal Office

    The Altus Air Force Base Legal Office does more than most might know. From notarizing important documents to giving the wing commander advice on legal proceedings, the office is responsible for a handful of daily tasks. Because legal takes care of a wide range of topics their office is split into three sections to help cover the base and its day-to-day activities.
  • DDR celebrating Red Ribbon Week with Outreach

    Drug Demand Reduction is celebrating Red Ribbon Week October 24-29, 2016, with the help of the local community. DDR is using this week to raise awareness and educate the base and the local community
  • National Disability Employment Awareness Month

    National Disability Employment Awareness Month is here and Altus Air Force Base is a proud supporter and participant. NDEAM was recently established, but the campaign has been going on much longer.
  • Training for Decontamination

    Altus Air Force Base and Sheppard Air Force Base Airmen receive training for In-Place Patient Decontamination.
  • I am a Warrior; Altus Security Forces receives advanced training

    Forging combat mobility forces and deploying Airman warriors doesn’t just apply to our forces in in the sky but also on the ground.Over 20 members of the 97th Security Forces Squadron participated in a 5 day training course to hone their skills in a variety of situations that they might encounter stateside or deployed.“The importance of this
  • Buckling down on safety

    September has been dedicated as Seatbelt Awareness Month at Altus Air Force Base, Okla. The goal is to inform Airmen about seatbelt safety and how it can prevent major injuries in the event of an accident. Wearing a seatbelt can lower the chance of having extensive injuries when an accident occurs that could have been more serious. “When accidents
  • Timelessness of the KC-135

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing celebrated the 60th anniversary of the KC-135 Stratotanker’s first flight. Former boom operators took off into the skies over southwestern Oklahoma Aug. 31, 2016 , to celebrate this important Air Force milestone .The flight was meant to bring the mission of the Air Force home for former military air re-fuelers. Thus
  • Altus staying on top of Zika

    With the first announced case of someone contracting the Zika virus in the U.S., Altus AFB has begun taking safety measures to combat this virus in our local area.The Florida Department of Health has identified an area in Miami where Zika is being spread by mosquitoes. Altus AFB is taking precautions to protect base Airmen and family members from
  • Leading Boldly; An A1C with a plan

    When entering Altus Air Force Base one of the first building people see is the main gate’s entry facility; a small area that can have up to six Airmen working at the same time and is manned 24/7, 365 days a year; a building you can expect to collect some wear and tear over the years.When the 97th Security Forces Squadron received funds to renovate