• Environmentally Aware; Altus earns Platinum Star

    The Oklahoma Star Incentive Program recognizes facilities that maintain and go beyond regulations to protect the environment and promote employee safety. The program is voluntary and the base entered it back in 2008 and has won two consecutive times, making this the 3rd time that Altus has received

  • Gateway to Altus; The Military Affairs Committee

    “The MAC is your gateway to Altus,” said Dr. Nikki Killhoffer, MAC member and local veterinarian. “The people on the MAC will give you the ins and outs of the local area. The MAC will open your eyes to the people and community of Altus and how wonderful this place can be.”

  • Free Wings, Pizza, and Football for Airmen

    Nothing brings people together and divides them quite like the American pastime of football. Super Bowl Sunday has turned into an American holiday, typically celebrated with family, pizza and wings. The Altus Air Force Base Chapel team has recognized this and wants to offer a taste of home to Airmen

  • 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

  • The hoc-key to morale

    Teamwork, dedication and physical fitness; these three things go hand in hand in the Air Force. However, some Altus Airmen have expanded these traits into off duty hours, not on a plane or flightline, but in the hockey rink.U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Justin Wright, 58th Airlift Squadron loadmaster,

  • Air Power Over Altus Airshow reaches 30K

    Altus Air Force Base hosted the 2017 Air Power Over Altus airshow this past weekend on the installation to approximately 30,000 people from the local community and throughout the U.S.

  • Taking care of Airmen; Airmen dorm leaders

    After a long day in the scorching heat, first-term Airmen need a place to relax and decompress. Some might call this a “home away from home,” but most know it as the dormitories the U.S. Air Force provides. The responsibility of maintaining the dorms falls to the Airmen dorm managers who are ready

  • Joining together to save time, money, efficiency

    U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 578th Forward Support Company at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, participated in a joint-training operation with loadmaster instructors from the 58th Airlift Squadron at Altus Air Force Base, March 23, 2017.

  • Father and son train together

    Altus Air Force Base trains new aircrew members every day, but on March 17, 2017, a father and son were reunited during a training mission together, 21,000 feet in the air.U.S. Air Force Col. Craig Peters, 940th Air Refueling Wing commander, piloted a U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker and had the