• Lawfully in Step; Altus AFB Legal Office

    The Altus Air Force Base Legal Office does more than most might know. From notarizing important documents to giving the wing commander advice on legal proceedings, the office is responsible for a handful of daily tasks. Because legal takes care of a wide range of topics their office is split into

  • Recharge with Outdoor Rec

    With an average of 300 days of flyable weather, open sky and a radius of nearly 10 miles of flat treeless land, Altus, Okla., is a perfect aircrew training environment. But what is there to offer for off-duty time?Altus Air Force Base Outdoor Recreation is equipped with plenty of equipment and

  • Altus AFB training more than U.S. Airmen

    The U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft and KC-135 Stratotanker refueling aircraft are capable of getting anywhere in the world within 24 hours.But when tragedy strikes that demands immediate attention the United States military has allies that also have C-17 and KC-135 aircrews, many

  • Thanksgiving Food Safety

    The fall season is upon us which means endless potlucks, get-togethers, memories and food.  A popular way to celebrate Thanksgiving is to invite friends and family over for a meal. However, when foods are left on the counter for hours at a time it’s also an invite for unwanted bacteria that can

  • Stay safe this fall

    During the fall kids worry about howling werewolves, ghastly ghouls, and lurking vampires, but parents tend to worry about much different things.Parents worry about much scarier things like candy, costumes and moving vehicles. Trick-or-treat wouldn’t be the same without candy but it is important to

  • Altus Airmen Honor Fallen Airmen

    They are trained and ready to go though it is not a pleasant mission. The 97th Force Support Squadron Mortuary Affairs personnel make it their priority to ensure fallen warriors are given proper respects.Mortuary technicians are chosen from members at the FSS and typically consist of noncommissioned