• 97 LRS improves total force capability for ANG unit

    Airmen from the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron trained members of the 190th LRS from Forbes Field Air National Guard Base, Kansas on the Tunner 60K Aircraft Cargo Loader/Transporter, July 26-30, 2021, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

  • 97 AMW hosts 1st Honorary Commander Immersion Day

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing hosted its first Honorary Commander Immersion Day, Oct. 14, 2020.The tour was built to immerse the honorary commanders in the various mission sets around the wing. For this immersion day, they focused solely on the 97th Mission Support Group. The group provides support for

  • 97 AMW in Photos: assembling mobility aircrew training

    The 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron Airmen play a crucial role in the primary training mission at Mobility’s Hometown. One such task is training qualified C-17 Globemaster III loadmasters to be certified in airdrop training.

  • Altus NCOA graduates excel in new virtual format

    Two NCOs from the 97th Air Mobility Wing recently completed their NCO Academy coursework all from the comfort of their homes. U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Seth Roese with the 97th Operation Support Squadron and Tech. Sgt. Corey Targos with the 97th Training Squadron are members of only the second class

  • 97 LRS continues to support sole C-17 airdrop training mission

    A typical day for an air transportation specialist assigned to the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron includes precisely packaging 64 feet of parachute, securing two tons of material onto a handmade pallet while safely executing its transportation aboard the world’s most flexible cargo aircraft, at

  • 97th LRS Honors BC3 Warriors with Heritage Rock

    The 97th Logistic Readiness Squadron presented a historical rock in front of LRS headquarters to honor fallen and warrior Airmen alumni of the Basic Combat Convoy Course (BC3), October 4, 2019, at Altus Air Force Base, Okla.

  • Air Ops: Always Out Front

    Altus AFB Airmen take pride in their squadron and show their support by yelling out squadron-specific chants to support their Airmen and boost morale. Most often, the cheers can be heard during promotion and award ceremonies or when an Airman from that squadron is recognized for a job well done. For

  • 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