• A Veterans Day salute: Ret Maj. Jerry Zimmerman

    When one considers the similarities between the 97th Air Mobility Wing and Maj. (Ret) Jerry Zimmerman, it is no surprise that both ended up in the same place. While the modern version of the 97th Air Mobility Wing is busy training “Exceptional Mobility Airmen” for the KC-135 Stratotanker, C-17

  • Altus participates in Wreaths Across America

    Volunteers from the local community place wreaths on veterans' graves during a Wreaths Across America ceremony at the Altus Cemetery, Okla., Dec. 16, 2017. On National Wreaths Across America Day each December, volunteers place wreaths on individual veterans' graves in over 1,200 locations throughout

  • Retiree Assistance Office Opens at Altus AFB

    The Retiree Assistance Office opened April 21, 2017 at Altus Air Force Base, OK and aims to assist U.S. Air Force active duty, guard and reserve retirees as well as their widows or widowers.