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  • OK Governor experiences rapid global mobility firsthand

    Oklahoma Gov. J. Kevin Stitt got a close look at the rapid global mobility and training capabilities of Altus Air Force Base, Okla. during a visit July 22, 2021.
  • CMSAF virtually mentors Altus Airmen

    Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass virtually mentored Airmen during a Coffee and Connect meeting at Altus Air Force Base, June 25, 2021.
  • Mobility Airmen host Juneteenth celebration

    June 19, or Juneteenth, is recognized as the day commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. This year, and for the first time in history, Juneteenth was recognized as an official federal holiday across the United States.
  • 97 AMW Command Chief retires a ‘hometown hero’

    There is a KC-135 Stratotanker boom operator who may be known to some as the man who clocked 5,715 hours of flight time. To others, he may be known as the Airman who began and finished his career at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma. There may even be others who simply know him as the Oklahoma native who became the 97th Air Mobility Wing command chief.
  • 97 AMW command team receives highest honor

    The 97th Air Mobility Wing command team was inducted into the Order of the Flaming Spear during a ceremony held on May 21, 2021. This award was a way to show the 97th AMW command team how much its members appreciate their hard work and leadership for the past two years in Mobility’s Hometown. Col. Matthew Leard, 97th AMW commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Randy Kay II, 97th AMW command chief, were the 15th and 16th members of the wing to be inducted into the order.
  • 97 AMW aircrew honor Air Force Academy graduates

    A C-17 Globemaster III aircrew from the 97th Air Mobility Wing, flew to the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado, to perform a flyover for graduation week, May 20, 2021. In its 66 years of service, the Air Force Academy has commissioned 52,000 Second Lieutenants through its rigorous four year program.
  • ‘Mobility’s Hometown’ mothers share mottos for motherhood

    A kind smile, a warm hug, a voice of reason; these are all characteristics of a mom. Women from the 97th Air Mobility Wing were asked what their motto is as a military mother and what advice they would give to other moms in honor of Mother’s Day. Here are what a few mothers had to share.
  • Month of the Military Child Parade salutes local children

    Members of the 97th Air Mobility Wing joined together to give a final salute to military children with a vehicle patrol parade around the base housing, April 24, 2021. April is the Month of the Military Child - a time to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, particularly the children of military members serving at home and overseas.
  • 97 AMW Honorary Commanders receive sky-high immersion

    Honorary Commanders with the 97th Air Mobility Wing flew on a C-17 Globemaster III and a KC-135 Stratotanker during the 97th Operations Group HCC immersion day, April 19, 2021.
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