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  • 97th MDG performs chemical decontamination exercise

    The 97th Medical Group in-place patient decontamination team performed a training exercise at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, July 29, 2021.
  • AAFB KC-46 aircrews test skills at Combat Raider 21

    Members of the 56th Air Refueling Squadron flew two KC-46 Pegasus aircraft to Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, to participate in exercise Combat Raider 21, July 19-23, 2021.
  • Altus Airmen inducted into 97 TRS ‘Order of the Eagle’

    Training mobility Airmen is the primary mission of the 97th Air Mobility Wing. It takes a concerted effort from every individual, organization and unit on base to support the roughly 2,000 students per year that train at Mobility’s Hometown. To recognize the efforts of those that have gone above and beyond in support of the student training mission, the 97th Training Squadron created the “Order of the Eagle.”
  • Mobility Airmen host Juneteenth celebration

    June 19, or Juneteenth, is recognized as the day commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. This year, and for the first time in history, Juneteenth was recognized as an official federal holiday across the United States.
  • 97 AMW Command Chief retires a ‘hometown hero’

    There is a KC-135 Stratotanker boom operator who may be known to some as the man who clocked 5,715 hours of flight time. To others, he may be known as the Airman who began and finished his career at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. There may even be others who simply know him as the Oklahoma native who became the 97th Air Mobility Wing command chief.
  • 97 MDG Airman fights at forefront of global pandemic

    According to the 2019 United States Census Bureau, the state of New York is home to more than 19 million people and is known as one of the busiest and most densely populated states in the nation.
  • The A&FRC provides financial readiness tips for Airmen

    In the month of April, the Mighty 97th focused on Financial Freedom across the wing and held night classes on base to provide helpful tips and tricks for Airmen to become financially successful.
  • Local students enjoy “Mobility’s Hometown” culture during base visit

    Fifth-grade students from Altus Intermediate School, Navajo Elementary School and Altus Christian Academy visited Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, April 29, 2020.
  • 97 AMW Honorary Commanders receive sky-high immersion

    Honorary Commanders with the 97th Air Mobility Wing flew on a C-17 Globemaster III and a KC-135 Stratotanker during the 97th Operations Group HCC immersion day, April 19, 2021.
  • Charlie’s Lounge: A treasure in mobility’s hometown

    Many have traversed Mobility's Hometown to train, fly, or take part in what local leaders say is the foundation of Air Force rapid global mobility. Several of these Airmen, if asked, are quick to mention one name in particular when asked what gives Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, its hometown feel. That name is "Charlie" of Charlie's Lounge, who has been a staple of the base community for more than 39 years.
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ALTUS AFB FLICKR ALBUMS

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Altus AFB Flickr Albums