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  • 97 AMW hosts MAF Competency Summit to focus on future fight

    Airmen from Air Mobility Command and Air Education and Training Command gathered at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma for the first Mobility Air Force Competency Summit Jan. 24-26, 2023. During the summit, attendees discussed the realignment of aircrew training to best prepare pilots, loadmasters and

  • Jumping for joy: 58 AS supports Operation Toy Drop

    Eagerness, excitement, and adrenaline are written all over the faces of the U.S. Army and Army Reserve soldiers waiting to jump out of a C-17 Globemaster III hailing from Altus Air Air Force Base, Oklahoma. When their parachutes open and they hit the ground at the Sicily Drop Zone near Fayetteville,

  • AAFB SELs develop coping skills class to bolster mental health

    Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Joanne S. Bass recently discussed the importance of mental health care and supporting Airmen. Two senior enlisted leaders from Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, followed suit by developing an 8-week course to help

  • AAFB Airmen mentor AHS students during Red Ribbon Week

    This year for Red Ribbon Week, Airmen from Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, spoke at Altus High School to spread awareness of the dangers of drugs. Airmen expressed the dangers of drugs and the effects they can have on the user’s body, legal discipline, the signs of overdosing and how the brain

  • Altus AFB hosts 23rd Annual Cattle Drive

    Leaders from the 97th Air Mobility Wing and local community members drove more than 20 longhorn cattle through Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Aug. 25, 2022. The cattle drive is an annual event that carries on the tradition of “The Great Western Trail,” a path that over six million cattle and one