• Why I chose Altus

    It’s no secret to Airmen that Altus AFB is one of the more remote stateside duty stations in the Air Force. There is a stigma that seems to stick to remote duty locations such as Altus, which is Airmen will have a lousy experience during their assignment. The good news is, an assignment at Altus AFB

  • 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 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

  • Altus AFB has new U.S. Air Force Reserves recruiter

    Being active duty in the military provides a person the opportunity to give back to their community and better themselves. It is a 24/7 job that involves a lot of attention and time, so what happens when someone can no longer sacrifice that time but still wants to serve their country?For U.S. Air

  • Partied too much to drive? Call 481-RIDE

    It’s Friday night, you went out to party and told yourself you were only going to have one drink. A few drinks later, you’re in no shape to drive home. Now, who are you going to call?No, the Ghostbusters won’t help you, but Airmen Against Drunk Driving will give you a hand. Airmen from Altus Air

  • Forging our mobility forces

    Starting out as a competition, the Air Mobility Rodeo has turned into a large-scale training exercise, now called Exercise Mobility Guardian 2017. Consisting of several different U.S. and international bases and branches, mobility crews faced serval situations they are likely to encounter in the

  • 6 out of 10

    This is the first of a personality feature series.Being in the military can be tough for families. Through deployments, changes in duty location and long hours it’s easy to see where things can start to get complicated. However, every once in a while an Airman receives the opportunity to stay close

  • Young Airman, there’s no need to feel down; Armed Services YMCA

    Young Airman, there’s no need to feel down. I said, young Airman, pick yourself off the ground. I said, young Airman, because you’re at a new base there’s no need to be unhappy.The Armed Service YMCA of Altus Air Force Base is a standalone non-profit organization that works with several facilities

  • Forging the 46

    U.S. Air Force leaders and Oklahoma community partners were in attendance for the historical reactivation of the 56th Air Refueling Squadron and the dedication of the KC-46A Pegasus formal training center, Aug. 30, 2016, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.

  • 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