• 97 MDG hosts annual Network Provider Social Event

    The 97th Medical Group hosted their largest annual event, inviting civilian medical providers from surrounding cities to meet with 97th MDG leadership and medical professionals, April 12, 2019.

  • Boots on the Ground for Honorary Commanders at Altus

    Civic leaders from the Jackson County community got a rare glimpse into the lives of the U.S. Airmen at Altus Air Force Base, May 31, 2017, as the mighty 97th welcomed its newest honorary commanders to a day in the life of the Air Force – from reveille to retreat. The ten-hour immersion was designed

  • JROTC cadets see what “Big Blue” is all about

    Twenty-four Air Force Junior ROTC cadets from Denton High School, Texas, hopped aboard a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III cargo aircraft and took to the skies above south west Oklahoma, April 26, 2017.The cadets learned the responsibilities and tasks a C-17 and its aircrew perform on a day-to-day

  • Altus community gives back with Mitten Tree event

    With colder weather in the forecast, some community members are doing all they can to make sure local children keep warm this winter. But it is not just a onetime event. Every year Altus Air Force Base and the National Bank of Commerce host the annual Mitten Tree event, Nov. 29.The Mitten Tree event