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  • AAFB, SWTC: A partnership to last

    Commanders from across Altus Air Force Base joined leadership from Southwest Technology Center in Altus, Oklahoma for a luncheon and tour of the school on Jan. 11, 2023. The relationship between SWTC and AAFB is one that spans over two decades and has only grown in depth and scale since the doors of

  • AAFB Inclement Weather Safety Tips

    97th Air Mobility Wing's inclement weather safety tips. For more information on actions to take during extreme winter weather, visit (U.S. Air Force illustration by Airman 1st Class Kari Degraffenreed)

  • AAFB launches first civilian onboarding program

    Leaders from 97th Air Mobility Wing hosted Altus’ first civilian employee onboarding ceremony at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Dec. 19, 2022. Over 30 civilian employees who were hired throughout the last quarter were invited to attend the inaugural half-day program.

  • 97th FSS illuminates the holidays during annual tree lighting

    Members of the 97th Force Support Squadron hosted an annual holiday tree lighting ceremony at Wing of Freedom Park on Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, Dec. 6, 2022. Every year the family of a deployed Airman is selected to join base leadership in lighting the tree. This year, Trisha Fleishman, 97th

  • 97 AMXS revitalizes CDDAR Program, improves emergency response

    Members of the 97th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron improved the Crashed Disabled Damaged Aircraft Recovery Program by investing in a piece of equipment that enables the emergency management team at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, to be better prepared for damaged aircraft recovery.

  • AAFB opens new milestone KC-46 training pipeline

    KC-46 Pegasus students originally transitioned from other air refueling tankers, but now the squadron has developed a syllabus to train students straight from basic training, undergraduate pilot training, or retrainees.