Tag: Airmen
  • Mobility’s Hometown hosts 19 AF command team

    Mobility’s Hometown welcomed distinguished guests, U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Craig Wills, the 19th Air Force commander, and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Erik Thompson, the 19th Air Force command chief, to the 97th Air Mobility Wing for a tour on Nov. 4 through Nov. 6, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • Mighty 97th kicks-off CFC fundraiser

    Every year, the Mighty 97th participates in one of the largest and most successful employee fundraising campaigns in the world, the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), and this year’s fundraiser will be kicking-off on Oct. 21, 2019, ending on Dec. 6, 2019.
  • Group CC, superintendents compete in confined space trainer

    The Group Commander and Superintendents Challenge had members go through a timed two level obstacle scenario to rescue an unconscious victim in the Confined Space Trainer, Sept. 27, 2019, at Altus AFB, Okla.
  • 97 AMW in Photos

    The Altus Chamber of Commerce and Committee of 100 hosted the quarterly Committee of 100 dinner and welcoming event, July 8, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.
  • 97 AMW in Photos

    Col. William Mickley, 97th Operations Group commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Jason Hall, 97th Operations Group command chief, present the first Oklahoma Flag flown on the KC-46A Pegasus to the 97th Air Mobility Wing to the president of the Chamber of Commerce, June 7, 2019, at Altus, Okla. The flag was a gift to the Chamber for their support of the 97th Air Mobility Wing. Mickley also spoke to Rodger Kerr, Altus Chamber of Commerce president, about finding ways to improve the lives of Airmen and families of the 97th Air Mobility Wing. The Chamber of Commerce supports the base and its families in a variety of ways, including providing job opportunities, hosting community-wide events in the city and welcoming members to the local area.
  • 97 AMW in Photos

    Photographs from the Memorial Day Ceremony held at Altus City Cemetery.
  • Committee of 100

    More than 300 Airmen and families attended the quarterly Committee of 100, April 15, 2019, at Altus, Okla. Almost every quarter, the Committee of 100 dinner is hosted by the community of Altus to welcome newcomers, returning deployers and family members to Altus. Each dinner is different and meant to showcase an aspect of the local culture in Altus, this time around they showcased members of the Shortgrass Rattlesnake Association handling rattlesnakes. Commanders from each group on base introduces their new personnel, after which base members are free to enjoy horse rides and a mechanicle bull.
  • Small idea makes big impact for 97 TRS students

    The 97th Training Squadron just made it that much easier to get information as a student.
  • Operation Cookie Drop

    Operation Cookie Drop is an annual event where base and community members supply cookies for Airmen in the base dormitories for the holidays.
  • National Eye Exam Month; What Optometry can do for you

    If you can’t see them, you can’t shoot them; a simple concept and the mission statement of the 97th Medical Operations Squadron Optometry Flight. The truth is, the Air Force is affected by Airmen’s eye health.
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