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  • AAFB Defenders set ‘The Standard’

    Airmen from the 97th Security Forces Squadron challenged themselves to set ‘The Standard’ during an intensive three day resiliency course from Oct. 19 through Oct. 21, 2022, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

  • 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

  • 97th SFS: exceeding ‘The Standard’

    Members of the 97th Security Forces Squadron participated in the first iteration of “The Standard”, Oct. 5-7, 2021, a new semi-annual training exercise to build up defenders’ skills and knowledge through teamwork and wingmanship.

  • 97 SFS builds better bonds through kennel renovations

    The 97th Security Forces Squadron MWD team partnered with the 97th Mission Support Group to renovate the MWD kennel facility to provide handlers and their dogs a comfortable work and living environment at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.

  • 97 SFS Retires Military Working Dog

    After nine years of service, explosive detection Military Working Dog, Yyoda/P195, honorably retires from the military, September 11, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.

  • Leading Boldly; An A1C with a plan

    When entering Altus Air Force Base one of the first building people see is the main gate’s entry facility; a small area that can have up to six Airmen working at the same time and is manned 24/7, 365 days a year; a building you can expect to collect some wear and tear over the years.When the 97th