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  • Freedom to choose – A tribute to Juneteenth

    “You can be anything that you want to be, as long as you set your mind to it,” is a saying I always grew up hearing from my mom, teachers, and mentors. As I was born in Columbus, Georgia and raised in Jacksonville, Florida, I did not get a chance to see much of the world.

  • Altus AFB youth receives regional level photography award

    Molly Montier, a military child who attends the 97th Air Mobility Wing Youth Center, received first place at the southwest regional level for her photo submitted through the Boys and Girls Club of America (BGCA) 2020 Fine Art and Photography Show at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.

  • 97 FSS continues WAPS testing ahead of schedule

    The 97th Force Support Squadron, Education and Training Testing Center recently resumed the Weighted Airman Promotion System testing May 11, 2020, after having to put testing on hold due to COVID-19 mitigation efforts since March 23, 2020.

  • Mobility’s Hometown recognizes nurses

    Since 1954, National Nurses Week has been recognized nation-wide from May 6 through May 12. It began as a celebration of the birthday of Florence Nightingale, widely known as the founder of modern nursing, and later grew to become a national event designed to recognize the contributions of the men

  • MTL, student leader teams continue training despite COVID-19

    As facility changes continue to occur across the 97th Air Mobility Wing due to the Coronavirus pandemic, one thing has remained constant for 97th Training Squadron military training leaders: guiding the Air Force’s newest Airmen from technical training to the operational Air Force.

  • Altus weather flight keep eyes on the sky

    Whether there are stormy skies or cloudless conditions, the 97th Operations Support Squadron weather operations flight at Altus Air Force Base, Okla., makes it their mission to provide mobility aircrew accurate and up-to-date information on possible weather conditions and hazards.

  • 97 MXG designs safer engine trailer test

    At the 97th Air Mobility Wing, C-17 Globemaster III, KC-46 Pegasus and KC-135 Stratotanker students are trained continuously to become operational Airmen. Concurrently, maintainers with the 97th Maintenance Squadron work to keep Airmen safe and move the mission of Mobility’s Hometown forward.