• Fans and Plans; Hangar renovations

    The 97th Maintenance Directorate has been implementing hangar improvements for the past year at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. These improvements were enacted to improve the working conditions for maintainers so the mission at Altus AFB can continue without interruptions. “Over the past year, we

  • A C-17 from Altus AFB was spotted at Stuart air show

    A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft crew assigned to the 97th Air Mobility Wing participated in 2016 Stuart Air Show, Stuart Florida from Nov. 4 – 6 2016.The aircrew consisted of both C-17 pilot and loadmaster instructors from the 97th AMW.“Team Altus is here with a static display

  • Bro-pilots

    Capt. Kyle Kellett, a C-17 Globemaster III pilot, and Capt. Justin Kellett, C-5 galaxy pilot attended college together, went through Reserve Officers' Training Corps together and then both became pilots. Less than one percent of the population serves in the armed forces, and serving with your

  • Altus AFB strengthens capabilities in multi-base exercise

    Members from the 97th Air Mobility Wing took part in a two-day flying operations training exercise from March 3-4, 2016.The training exercise is part of the Altus Air Force Base Quarterly Exercise Program (ALTEX) which was established to enhance aircrew instructor opportunities and provide exposure