• State tree planted to commemorate AAFB history

    Leaders from the 97th Air Mobility Wing and local community planted an eastern redbud, the Oklahoma state tree, in the Wings of Freedom Park at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, May 2, 2022.

  • AAFB celebrates education at CCAF graduation

    Forty-three Airmen from the 97th Air Mobility Wing received Community College of the Air Force degrees and 25 were presented their degrees during a graduation ceremony, April 29, 2022 at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma.

  • AAFB Airmen host STEM fair for local schools

    On March 30, 2022, the Altus Air Force Base Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Council partnered with local schools to host a STEM fair at Altus High School for students grades six through 12.

  • WHM: 19th AF command chief shares her story at AAFB

    Chief Master Sgt. Kristina Rogers, 19th Air Force command chief, visited Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, March 31, 2022, to share her story with Airmen and their families in honor of Women’s History Month.

  • 97 CES firefighters recognized for life saving efforts

    Six Airmen assigned to the 97th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES) Fire and Emergency Services Flight were presented life-saving awards signed by Jeffery Wagner, Air Force fire chief, at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Jan. 13, 2022.

  • FEMA reevaluates AAFB as potential emergency site

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency visited Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma to reevaluate the base as an emergency staging site in case of a natural disaster in Southwestern Oklahoma, December 16, 2021.

  • 97th OSS secretary receives 2021 SAIGE Award

    Rosemary Cook, the 97th Operations Support Squadron commander’s secretary and a Navajo Nation native, received a 2021 Society of American Indian Government Employees Military Meritorious Service Award.

  • A1C Coveney lights up Fire Prevention Week with legacy story

    Fire prevention week is a tradition for firefighters to proactively ensure the safety of the public community. Airman 1st Class Joseph Coveney, 97th CES fire prevention specialist, provides life-preserving information during fire prevention week while sharing a special legacy of his own.