Tag: Altus AFB
  • 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
  • Communication is key

    The 97th CS is responsible for the network, computers, loud speakers, setting up new offices and many other responsibilities. The 97th CS is divided into two different flights; operations flight and planning flight.
  • Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

     April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and the Altus Air Force Base Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office is hosting several free events throughout the month.Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month is dedicated in raising awareness to the public about sexual violence and how to prevent it. “My Story, Your Actions” is
  • Altus AFB participates in 2016 Ilopango Airshow

    Members of the 97th Air Mobility Wing were in attendance at the 2016 Ilopango Airshow held at the Ilopango International Airport, San Salvador, El Salvador, Jan. 30 – 31. The 97th AMW sent a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft from the 58th Airlift Squadron, to be setup as a static display during the airshow.“The purpose of this trip
  • Altus AFB to conduct active shooter exercise

     Altus AFB to conduct active shooter exercise ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. – The 97th Air Mobility Wing will be conducting an active shooter exercise Dec. 9, 2015.   All base gates will be closed for approximately one hour between 8:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. All personnel with base access are encouraged to avoid entry or exit during this time. Base


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Altus AFB Flickr Albums