• 97 AMW hosts first pitch day

    The 97th Contracting Squadron hosted its first ever pitch day event at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, April 15, 2024.

  • Altus AFB Airmen visit Oklahoma’s State Capitol

    Airmen from the 97th Air Mobility Wing at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, visited the Oklahoma State Capitol, where they met local legislators and attended the 2024 AERO Oklahoma Aviation, Aerospace & Defense Awareness Day, April 3, 2024.

  • 56 ARS Supports Combat Cardinal 2024

    Aircrew from the 56th Air Refueling Squadron supported Airmen from the 375th Air Mobility Wing during a readiness exercise called “Combat Cardinal,” at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, March 13, 2024.

  • 19th AF command chief says goodbye to Altus AFB

    Chief Master Sgt. Justin Apticar, 19th Air Force command chief, came out to Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, March 12-13, 2024, for an immersive tour. As Apticar reflects on his upcoming retirement, he told Airmen of the Mighty 97th that he wanted to visit Altus AFB one more time before he hung up

  • Altus AFB Women Empower Women

    On the first Wednesday of every month, the smell of doughnuts and coffee wafts throughout the multi-purpose room in the base exchange, while women from both active-duty and civilian roles around Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, network through smiles, laughter, and tears at Coffee and Connect.

  • VM unit innovates efficiency

    Nestled in the corner of Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, is a shop that gears up every morning to train vehicle maintainers within the walls of the 97th Logistics Readiness Squadron. For years, initial training for this position has taken up to 15 months to complete, but thanks to Thomas Kessler,

  • Altus Community Partnership Program celebrates 10 years

    The Altus Community Partnership Program recently celebrated 10 years of working together to strengthen base and community relations. On Feb. 12, 2014, the city and base signed a charter to establish the partnership program.

  • A Legacy of Service: Maj. Aisha Lockett

    Maj. Aisha Lockett, 97th Force Support Squadron commander, embodies the essence of service, not only to her country but also to her community. Her journey, which is rooted in a family tradition of military service, is a testament to the impact individuals can make when they commit to a cause larger