• Honorably Commanding: A series on Altus AFB Honorary Commanders

    Who is an honorary commander and what do they do? In order to understand what being an honorary commander means and what their role is on Altus AFB and in the community, it is helpful to look to remarkable past and present individuals who have served in the program.

  • Maintenance Group continues excellence

    A base older than the Air Force itself, Altus Air Force Base has been the premiere training base for the KC-135 Stratotanker and C-17 Globemaster III aircraft since their inception. However Altus AFB is unique for another reason; our maintenance team.

  • 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.”

  • 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