• 97 AMW Childcare providers step up to support parents

    Behind every military child is a service member who cares for them at home. When away from home, these parents play an important role in the nation’s defense and rely on others to care for their children. As many parents know, childcare is essential in enabling them to focus on their

  • 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.

  • 97 AMW Member Wins Air Force Food Service Excellence Award

    A member of the 97th Air Mobility Wing has taken home an award, not only for skills in her job, but her ability to share her knowledge with others.Managed by the Air Force Services Activity and named after one of the most influential members of the services career field, the Arthur J. Myers Food

  • Altus AFB Airmen train with Fort Sill Soldiers

    U.S. Army Soldiers from the 4th  Battalion 3rd Air Defesne Artillery Regiment, conducted a joint exercise with U.S. Air Force Airmen, Nov. 21-22, 2017 at Altus AFB. The exercise provided an opportunity for Soldiers from Fort Sill to practice cargo deployment functions. Altus AFB Airmen assisted by

  • Boots on the Ground for Honorary Commanders at Altus

    Civic leaders from the Jackson County community got a rare glimpse into the lives of the U.S. Airmen at Altus Air Force Base, May 31, 2017, as the mighty 97th welcomed its newest honorary commanders to a day in the life of the Air Force – from reveille to retreat. The ten-hour immersion was designed

  • Celebrating Black History Month the Altus AFB way

    “Black History Month is relevant to Altus AFB because it’s a part of American history and as the Air Force we are a big family who’s really diverse,” said U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Alison Ablog, 97th Medical Group health care administrator. “This month is special to me because black history is a