Tag: Altus AFB
  • April Marks the Month of the Military Child at the 97 AMW

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing kicked off Month of the Military Child with a walking parade featuring members of the fire department, security forces and military children with their families, April 1, 2019. April is the Month of the Military Child - a time to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, with an emphasis on the experience of the dependent children of military members serving at home and overseas.
  • 97 AMW Welcomes 2 Friends of Altus

    The 97 Air Mobility Wing inducted two members of the community into the Friends of Altus program, March 29, 2019.
  • 97 AMW highlights female AF pioneer in honor of Women’s History Month

    March is Women’s History Month, celebrating the struggles and successes of American women throughout the history of the United States. In honor of this, the 97th Air Mobility Wing is highlighting some of the stories of the hardworking women who keep the mission soaring every day.
  • 97 AMW celebrates arrival of KC-46 Pegasus

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing welcomed its first KC-46A Pegasus Feb. 8, 2019. The “Spirit of the Mighty 97th” was the first KC-46 to be delivered to the formal training unit at Altus Air Force Base.
  • Caring for Spouses: a Deployed Spouse Spa Day

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing, in conjunction with the Southwest Technology Center and the United Services Organization, offered a free spa day for families with a deployed family member, Jan. 12, 2018, at the Southwest Technology Center, Okla.
  • Operation Cookie Drop

    Operation Cookie Drop is an annual event where base and community members supply cookies for Airmen in the base dormitories for the holidays.
  • AFPC talks assignments and retention at 97 AMW

    U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Andrew Toth, Air Force Personnel Center commander, visited Altus AFB, Dec. 6, 2018, to discuss assignments and other personnel functions with the Airmen of the 97th Air Mobility Wing.
  • Pumping Innovation into the 97 AMW Fire Department

    The 97 AMW Fire Department is using modern and innovative technology to to train firefighters on proper firehose tactics in a variety of scenarios, including simulators and virtual reality equipment.
  • The 97 AMW joins in the CFC

    The holiday season is known as a time of giving, and right now the Combined Federal Campaign allows military members and Department of Defense employees to give back to their communities and more.
  • Trick-or-Treat 97 AMW Style: 10th Annual Fall Festival

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing Chapel held Fall Fest, Oct. 31, 2018, at Altus AFB, Okla.