Tag: Altus
  • Civil Air Patrol members visit Mobility's Hometown

    Eleven Civil Air Patrol members visited the 97th Air Mobility Wing (AMW), July 21, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.
  • A-Team rolls out mobility airpower tire-by-tire

    Aircraft workers from the 97th Maintenance Squadron Configurations Flight prepare tires for aircraft at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, July 20, 2021.
  • 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.
  • AAFB Spark Cell connects 'A Galaxy Far, Far Away' with 'Mobility's Hometown'

    Senior Airman Aaron Yohannan, 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels facilities operator, and Airman 1st Class Aidan Clark, 97th Training Squadron boom operator student, dedicate their free time to creating Star Wars lightsabers, helmets, and other replicas at the Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma Spark Cell.
  • 2 civic leaders honored for their service to Mobility’s Hometown

    Col. Matthew Leard, 97th Air Mobility Wing commander, inducted two new Friends of Altus during a ceremony at Club Altus on April 9 at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Since the activation of Mobility’s Hometown as a multi-engine flight training school in 1943, one priority has been the community. A unique aspect of the wing is that community members are honored for their contributions to the base and named Friends of Altus.
  • AFJROTC cadets experience mobility air power

    Air Force Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (AFJROTC) cadets from Southeast High School, Oklahoma City, visited Altus Air Force Base, March 10, 2021. Cadets toured the base to learn about how we train exceptional mobility Airmen and experience life first-hand at an active duty installation.
  • 97th MXG leaders host honorary commanders for immersion day

    It isn’t every day that some civilian leaders get a behind-the-scenes look at what happens inside an Air Force base. On 14 January, 97th Maintenance Group leaders hosted 12 honorary commanders and gave them just that.
  • Planning for deployments - 97 IDRC prepares mobility Airmen

    Nearly every day, Airmen across the Air Force prepare to deploy around the world in support of air superiority for the defense and protection of our nation and national interests abroad.
  • 97 AMW, VFW, local community celebrate Veterans Day

    Airmen from the 97th Air Mobility Wing, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4876 members and the local community gathered to honor veterans during a ceremony Nov. 11, 2020 at the Jackson County War Memorial in Altus, Oklahoma.
  • Mobility Airmen showcase talent to base community

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing Chaplain Corps and the 97th AMW Airman Leader Group hosted the Altus Talent Showcase on November 6, 2020, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.


Click on the link below to see all the photos from Altus AFB's official ceremonies.

Altus AFB Flickr Albums