• Police Week: 97 SFS MWD’s stay deployment-ready

    Military working dog handlers and their canine partners are two sides of a sacred relationship. Together, they protect and defend Airmen through their matchless skill and unbreakable bond. For the dogs, it begins in their youth, as MWD handlers passionately and respectfully train their assigned dog

  • Commentary: Altus Airmen visit historic Black Wall Street in Tulsa

    At the beginning of summer in 1921, an estimated 75 to 300 black Tulsans were gunned down in the uniquely flourishing segregated Greenwood district, dubbed “Black Wall Street”. Roughly 10,000 were left homeless as their houses and businesses were burned to the ground. I was astounded to learn that

  • 97 LRS secretary celebrates Native American history and heritage

    Lela Julian, 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron secretary and a member of the Sac and Fox tribe, was born and raised in Oklahoma. As such, she tries to spread awareness of Native American Heritage to the Altus Air Force Base community. To Julian, the events she organizes teach Native American

  • Altus AFB named Tree City USA

    Mobility’s Hometown qualified as a Tree City USA for 2021 after planting more than 100 trees on Altus Air Force Base, Okla., last year.